New Aussie with a Smoking Business - here to learn!!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by peppermill, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. peppermill

    peppermill Newbie

    Thanks for the welcome email, your newsletter, your smoking meat forum and everything you have presented.  I'm looking forward to trying out your rub recipe and also your sauce!

    I live in Australia and am an extremely keen home cook.  I have recently purchased a food manufacturing business.  One of the popular food products from this business is a Dutch Rookworst (translated = smoked sausage).  The business I purchased came with a SmoKing 1100 electric smoke oven.  You have no idea how much I am looking forward to using this.

    I presently have a new commercial kitchen / food manufacturing facility under construction.  Upon its completion, I will start cooking and smoking (food that is!!).

    I'm really keen on bacon and specifically tips on how to cure / smoke bacon and to keep it nitrate free, in other words, preservative free (other than your usual salt or other natural products).  Any help with this or if you could steer me in the right direction with proven "recipes" would be really appreciated.

    That's in a nutshell all about me and why I am on your site.  Love the look of all your food and can't wait to experiment.  

    I have a business Facebook page and website, although the website is still under the old business name and will be changed and a new one built.  My business FB page if you are interested is Peppermill Gourmet Kitchen. The trading name of our business will be Peppermill Gourmet Kitchen and Smokehouse.  I am considering (once I'm comfortable with smoking food) beefing up (no pun intended) production and have a purpose built smoke house.  By the way, please feel free to LIKE our business FB page to help me with my marketing!!  :)

    Thanks again and looking forward to some meaningful interaction and learning some great smoking tips from all the contributors to this site!!
     
  2. disturbed1

    disturbed1 Smoking Fanatic

    TN.
    [​IMG]to the forum.Good luck with your new business venture.
     
  3. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard!  Glad you joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas.  Lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty.
     
  4. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 45,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 900,000 posts describing it!

    The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

    Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

    You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
     
  5. Welcome to SMF...sounds like you might have a good thing going on downunder?!

    Any exotic woods you guys like/use for smoking that you prefer? More specifically, indigenous hardwoods?

    Now I gotta make a trip to Australia!

    SMF is getting expensive!

    ~Brett
     
  6. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! Good luck with the Business Adventure!

    If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know before plunging into the forums.

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/a/terms-of-service

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

    Kat
     

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