Recipe: Texas Beef Tacos with Chipotle Rub

October 12th, 2015|


2 kg skirt steak
3 tbsp of Chipotle Rub
1 small white onion, diced
½ cup dark Mexican beer
¾ cup olive oil
2 bunches shallots, trimmed
salt and pepper, to taste
fresh coriander sprigs and lime wedges for garnish
corn or flour tortillas
¼ cup olive oil

Chipotle Chilli Rub
5 dried chipotle chillies
5 dried ancho chillies
20 cloves garlic
1 cup sea salt
¼ cup Mexican oregano, […]

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Mamma Mia – Eat Well and Lose Weight?

April 19th, 2015|

I miss my mother she was just so wonderful, big, Italian and loved me to pieces.  But she didn’t have much luck losing weight or being on a diet.  If I had just known then what I know now I could have helped her, maybe?  With Mothers Day upon us it’s important to eat well, […]

We Are Not Teaching Cooking, We Are Building Relationships

March 19th, 2015|

Yes we cook, we get people involved, we help them with their knife skills and teach them how to be the “best chef” they can be, but is this really what we are selling to companies that do cooking events with VictorsFood? I think not! From my 12 years experience doing Interactive Cooking Team building events one thing always stands out – we are building relationships. The cooking activity is just the medium that makes it all happen.

When using our services do companies really think about this? The smart ones do. […]

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Recipe: Curried Sweet Potato Pancakes

January 23rd, 2015|

This is a new recipe we’ve been using for our cooking team building events and it’s a winner. Everybody loves these and they’re pretty easy to make, but soooo tasty and impressive. Add these to your Australia Day barbecue menu as the perfect accompaniment to BBQ lamb cutlets…. drool!!


1 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tsp black mustard […]

Winning The Race – Taste the Food

November 3rd, 2014|

Owning and running a cooking team building and food experience company is daunting at times. Have you ever thought about how many dietary requirements there are now and how many meals we have to juggle? I have, and I do it everyday. So, using food as a medium to discover who can win the race, […]

Seafood Paella Recipe

October 15th, 2014|

Paella (pronounced pah-A-ya, NOT pie-ELLA) is one of those dishes that brings people together and is fantastic for large gatherings. Of course at VictorsFood we are all about bonding over food, so this is a hit for our cooking team building events. Also it’s a great dish to show off in our cooking classes (like […]

Mexican Street Food – Drink Your Beans

September 26th, 2014|

Cooking Modern Mexican Street Food  is one of my all time favourite things to do.   Recently I had a dinner party for 16 that got everyone eating amazing food, and of course, drinking Margaritas.  It was a foodie crowd so I wanted to do some different dishes to “splash” out a bit. The menu read […]

Leadership Through Food – Are you a Cowboy Chef?

September 16th, 2014|

In the last few months I have worked with some amazing companies through their leadership teams. The briefs were based on the group’s willingness to exceed their expectations and to learn how to work as a team in a unique environment.

Cooking with very strong leaders is, as you can imagine, a bit daunting sometimes as […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookies

September 1st, 2014|

After making the batter for this recipe and licking the paddle clean finally I have the recipe for you to share, make and indulge.  They are mouth-watering, chocolate chunky and delicious.

Chocolate Chip Cookies


2 1/2 cups plain flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup (250gm) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup […]

Staring in the Fridge – Recipe: Italian inspired Kale and Pasta Soup (from leftovers)

July 3rd, 2014|

No time to run to the shops before dinner? Try these tips to create a meal from what's at hand - and save time & money. Need some inspiration? Improvise on this dish I made from odds and ends in the fridge and pantry...