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Growk (gr-OKE) Verb: 
To stare intently at someone while they eat, hoping they will share their food with you.

Growkery (gr-OK-eRy) Noun:
A place for foodies to growk. 

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Urban Valley Mushrooms

Urban Valley Mushrooms

Mushrooms are such a wonderful and versatile ingredient. You can roast them, throw them on the BBQ , eat them raw, steam them – the world is your oyster! (Enter Mushroom PUN#1- sorry!) They are incredibly delicious, and the thing I love about them the most – is they...

Fresh Truffles

Fresh Truffles

Growk your skillsHow to get the most out of your truffleIf you have not used a fresh truffle before (and I am not talking about the chocolate variety!), it can be quite daunting at first, but once you understand some of the unique properties of this incredible...

The Truffle Man

The Truffle Man

It is that time of year again that gets me very excited – truffle season!    There is something about truffles, which I can't explain, that I am totally addicted to. (and I am not talking about the chocolate variety!) I'm not sure if it is the uniqueness and rarity of...

Mountain Yuzu

Mountain Yuzu

Mountain yuzu is one of my favourite quirky citrus suppliers. Located on the foothills of the Australian Alps in North East Victoria their 20-acre property is the perfect location for growing interesting and wonderful Citrus.

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Be inspired by delicious recipes from reinvented classics through to modern seasonal dishes. Learn simple techniques to make cooking more enjoyable and fun. Discover growkable foodie places, ingredients and producers from around Australia. And, share your growkable experiences with others.

Rhubarb and Gin Crumble

This is my rhubarb and gin custard slice with wattleseed and walnut crumble. This dessert is inspired by my rhubarb gimlet that I created for world gin day today. This is an absolutely delicious desert that brings together the beautiful native ingredients from Archie...

Skansk Kalops (Swedish Beef Stew)

This is my version of Skånsk kalops which is a very simple, traditional Swedish Beef Stew with Onions, Allspice and Carrots. I have used Beef short ribs in my stew as I love the gelatinous texture you get and super tender beef when it is slow cooked. The Allspice...

Urban Valley Mushrooms

Mushrooms are such a wonderful and versatile ingredient. You can roast them, throw them on the BBQ , eat them raw, steam them – the world is your oyster! (Enter Mushroom PUN#1- sorry!) They are incredibly delicious, and the thing I love about them the most – is they...

Turkish delight sago plum pudding

A sago plum pudding at Christmas time is a family tradition for me. I love the texture Sago adds to this pudding, This is based on my Nanna’s recipe, but I have added some amazing Turkish delight flavours – which I love!!! This is probably the best Christmas pudding I...

Native Marlanggi cherry and cranberry coconut ice

I love coconut ice and always seek it out at a school fete or bake sale. It is particularly fun at Christmas time and makes an excellent gift! This is my version with Native Marlanggi Cherry syrup and dried cranberries. The cranberries add a nice texture and colour to...

Spicy pork belly with mango

This is a delicious recipe that hero’s beautiful Bowen Mangoes – which are in season and delicious at Christmas time in Queensland. This recipe works best with mangoes that are still a little green and tart. Mango goes really well with pork, and this dish is inspired...

Seville Negroni Glazed Ham

This is my all time absolute favourite Christmas Ham Glaze! It is inspired by one of my favourite Liqueur coffee’s is a Seville Coffee – which has a shot of Cointreau. I have combined this with my favourite cocktail, a Negroni, to create an absolute brilliant flavour...

Peking duck Fattoush

Fattoush is a "bread salad" originating in Northern Lebanon.  It was created by Lebanese farmers who would fry leftover pita scraps in some olive oil and build their Fattoush with whatever in-season vegetables and herbs they have on hand. Therefore, the ingredients...

Barramundi bush curry

This delightful dish is inspired by my love of Thai cooking. It is in no way a traditional curry recipe, but is one that celebrates our incredible Australian native ingredients. It is a mild curry with the native peppers and myrtle leaves providing a kick of spice and...

Gnocchi Parisienne

This is one of my favourite recipes - it is super delicious, fun to make, and uses the same dough used for profiteroles, pâte à choux, to create light buttery gnocchi that is poached in water rather than baked then fried until crispy. This is a great example of how...

Meet Scott

“Hi, I’m Scott Bagnell. Top 9 Finalist of Masterchef Australia 2021, home-cook, cookbook collector, decadent baker and self-confessed food nerd. I am also a keen wine enthusiast, passionate teacher, traveller, sustainability advocate and commercial Interior Designer of over 20 years.”

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Scott Bagnell

MasterChef AU 2021 Top 9 Finalist

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