Category Archives: Food

Making Beer Ice Cream at Home

scooping the finished beer ice cream

What’s better than beer?  What’s better than icecream?  Beer icecream!   This hot weather has been the perfect excuse to try out something I’ve wanted to do for a while.  Make beer icecream!  So, I bought some cream, some chocolate chips and cracked open a fresh bottle of BrewSmith Chocolate Paradise Porter.  Voila!   My […]

Did someone say “Beer Cupcakes”?

So, it was BrewSmith’s first birthday last month and we decided to celebrate by throwing a bbq party on the banks of the Yarra and by making some BrewSmith beer cupcakes! The sun was out and it was super windy but a good day was had by all.  I almost forgot to photograph the cakes […]

Spent grain pear and cinnamon crumble

Looking for some comfort food during those cold winter nights?  Looking for a use for those spent grains from your latest batch of beer?  Then look no further!  We have a solution to both of those problems.  Spent grain pear and cinnamon crumble.  Warming, sweet, comforting and with icecream, even more delicious!   Filling Ingredients […]

How to Feed Your Addiction to Sriracha…For Cheap!

That’s right, everyone’s favorite Vietnamese hot sauce from San Jose, California is easy to make. Who knew? From http://www.bluekaleroad.com/2013/01/homemade-sriracha.html “I’ve seen quite a few variations of sriracha made in home kitchens, some are cooked, others fresh, some have fish sauce, while others have tomatoes. But they all share chiles, vinegar, garlic, salt and a sweetener, […]

Classic American Baked Cheesecake with Spent Grain Base

Have you been looking for some ideas of what to do with your spent grain from your BrewSmith Hoppy Heart IPA and Chocolate Paradise Porter recipes?  Have we got a treat for you!  This baked cheesecake with spent grain base went down a treat at a recent party we held.  The spent grain adds a […]

Breeding Bread and Yogurt

So yesterday I decided to make some bread and some yogurt from scratch… Or at least, from the very basic ingredients. The bread recipe I used was called, ‘Dee’s health bread’ and can be found at: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/dees-health-bread/ It worked out pretty well.  It is a nice chewy consistency, with linseed and sunflower kernals, along with […]

Black Gold: Turning Spent Brewing Grain Into Unbeatable Biscuits (Cookies)

What to do with those spent grains from the Chocolate Paradise Porter recipe So, you’ve made the chocolate paradise porter kit and your new baby beer is bubbling away in its fermenter.  But what to do with those speciality grains you used to give it its delicious chocolatey dark flavour?  We have a solution.  You […]