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Beef Curry

Vicki Matchett - Friday, July 07, 2017

Ingredients - serves 4

4 T vegetable oil
1 onion – diced
4 cloves garlic – chopped
½” square ginger – chopped
2 tsp Matchett’s Chilli Fire
300g braising steak – cubed
1 tsp beef stock powder
1 tsp salt
200mls water
150ml Greek yoghurt

Heat the oil in a pot. Fry the onion, garlic and ginger until golden.
Remove from the pot and set aside.
Add the meat to the pot and fry until it begins to brown.
Add the onion mix, Chilli Fire, stock powder, salt and water.
Continue gently simmering until the liquid is thick and the meat is tender.
Just before serving, fold through the yoghurt.  
Serve with basmati rice and Pappadums

Better Homes & Gardens Live Melbourne 2014

Vicki Matchett - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Matchett Productions are excited to be part of this year's Better Homes and Gardens LIVE Melbourne!

Taking place from 2-4 May 2014 at the Melbourne Showgrounds, this event is not only a fantastic opportunity for you to get all the latest advice, tips and products to make your home and garden the envy of the neighbourhood, it’s a great outing for the whole family.
Matchett Productions will be showcasing the complete product range and we will be giving away FREE products throughout the expo.  Come and sample our Melbourne Fine Food Award winning products - The 'Chilli Fire' and our gorgeous 'Poppy Seed Crackers'.
Australia’s biggest home and garden show is even Bigger and Better than before and is set to be an event to remember, so come and see us at Stand G57 in the new Small Producer area.

WHEN: Friday 2 - Sunday 4 May
9:30-5:00pm daily

WHERE: Melbourne Showgrounds
Ascot Vale
Stand G57 (Small Producer area)

COST: In advance $16.00
At door       $21.00
Under 16yrs   FREE

SPECIAL ticket offer and more INFO, click HERE  


Mandurah Crab Festival March 2014

Vicki Matchett - Friday, February 21, 2014

W.A Crab Festival - 15 & 16 March 2014

The Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest is Mandurah’s premier annual event which was enjoyed by more than 130,000 locals and visitors in 2013. Year after year, the Crab Fest showcases Mandurah’s vibrant foreshores, Mandjar Square, arts and cultural precincts and Mandurah’s jewel in the crown, the beautiful Peel-Harvey Estuary.

Experience the extravaganza that celebrates Mandurah’s vibrant coastal lifestyle.

This exciting FREE weekend festival features a plethora of fun and activities.

Matchett Productions are very excited to be showcasing at this event and as always will have the complete product range up for sale and tasting.  Come and say Hi and test yourself on our Award Winning Habanero Paste, the 'Chilli Fire'!!

WHERE: Mandurah Foreshore
Mandurah, W.A.

WHEN: 15&16 March 2014
   Saturday  10am-8:30pm
   Sunday    10am-5pm


MORE INFO: Mandurah Crab Festival ____________________

Araluen Fremantle Chilli Festival - March 2014

Vicki Matchett - Friday, February 21, 2014

The Araluen Fremantle Chilli Festival takes place over the weekend of the 8th and 9th March 2014 on the Esplanade Reserve in Fremantle commencing at 10am to 5pm both days and Matchett Productions are excited to be a part of this highly successful event. 

The Festival has firmly established itself as on of Perth’s major cultural events and boasts being the winner of the 2013 Fremantle Business Awards ‘Outstanding Community Event Award’.  With over 100 stalls full of everything from chilli plants, condiments, sweets, foods, beverages, as well as roving entertainment and cooking demonstrations with local celebrity chefs it is an event not to be missed.


Matchett Productions will be showcasing the complete product range from Chilli Chutneys to Salad Dressings, not to mention our Award winning ‘Chilli Fire’ Habenero chilli paste – Taking out the Silver medal at this years Melbourne Fine Foods Awards.

WHERE:   Esplanade Reserve
  Fremantle, W.A

WHEN: 8-9 March 2014
10am - 5pm

MORE INFO: Araluen Chilli Festival _______________________

Fremantle Market - March 2014

Vicki Matchett - Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Matchett Productions Team are heading West and taking W.A by storm!  We will be showcasing the complete Matchett product range at the iconic Fremantle Market over a 4 day long weekend from Friday 28 February to Monday 3 March 2014.
The Market opening hours are long, plenty of time to stock up on Matchett products!  Come and try our AWARD WINNING Chilli Fire!  Tell your W.A mates and we'll see you there...

WHERE:  Fremantle Markets, WA

WHEN:    Friday 28 February - Monday 3 March 2014

MORE INFO:  Fremantle Markets



Vicki Matchett - Wednesday, August 14, 2013

             .......... GIVE HIM THE GIFT OF LOVE .......


      Tell your Dad how much you love him with                
               Matchett's "Sweet Daddy" Hamper

EVEN IF HE HASN'T met the measure this year and been downright full of himself - show the Chilli LOVE with our
"Chilli HOT Head" or "BIG BOYS" Hamper or some 'very friggin hot FIRE'


Chicken Curry

Vicki Matchett - Wednesday, June 26, 2013


4 Tbl
1 onion - diced
6 cloves garlic - chopped
1" square ginger - chopped
500g boneless chicken thigh - cut into large pieces
2 Tbl Matchett's Chilli Sting or 1-2 tsp Matchett's Fire (if you like it hot)
400ml coconut cream
1/2 tsp salt


Coriander - chopped
Chilli - chopped
Spring onion - sliced

Method - serves 4

Heat the oil in a pot.  Fry the onion, garlic and ginger until light golden.  
Add in the chicken and continue cooking until lightly browned.  
Add in the Matchett's Sting or Fire and coat the meat thoroughly.  
Add in the coconut cream and salt.
Continue to cook gently, until the chicken is tender and sauce slightly thickened 
  (approx. 15 minutes).
Garnish with coriander, chilli and spring onion.
Serve with rice and flat bread.

Chilli FIRE Taste Test

Vicki Matchett - Thursday, August 25, 2011

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