Beetroot in a burger is quintessentially Australian, but there are a lot more tasty uses for this root crop beyond that. Vibrantly red and extraordinarily nutritious, the humble beetroot is perfect raw or cooked and added to anything from salads to roasts to juices. You can also harness its intensely vivid colour by turning it into a delicious beetroot soup enhanced with hibiscus. (more…)
John Macaulay had already been running Kitchen Warehouse for a number years in 2003, yet nothing quite prepared him for what he was going to take on next: his first 1000-square-meter store.
“When the building was handed over to us,” recalled John, “It struck me, ‘How are we going to fill up this big, huge space?’ We’ve never experienced anything like that. To sit there wondering, ‘How is this going to happen?’”
More than a decade on and that “awesome moment”, which would define the business, remains John’s favourite memory of the lifelong adventure he has taken on with his family. (more…)
The family behind Kitchen Warehouse—the Macaulays and Murphys—are full of enthusiastic cooks, avid entertainers, and devoted foodies so it was only natural that they ended up in the business of kitchenware over 20 years ago. Matteo Murphy, eldest grandson of patriarch and founder John Macaulay, is certainly following in his family’s footsteps. (more…)