Month: December 2016

Cargo Crew Blog | Claus Meyer Smoked Salmon

Smoked Salmon with Pearl Barley, Walnuts & Apples

From Claus Meyer’s kitchen to yours; try this smoked salmon with pearl barley, walnuts, and apples for your next dinner party and impress your guests. Ingredients ¾ cup pearl barley (uncooked) 1¼ cups water sea salt flakes and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon standard canola oil finely grated zest and juice of ½ organic lemon 1 teaspoon acacia honey 2 celery stalks 1 oz fresh baby spinach 1 apple 1½ tablespoons walnuts 5¾ oz thinly sliced smoked salmon (or sea trout) Directions Rinse the pearl barley well in cold water. Put it in a saucepan, add the 1¼ cups of water and a little salt, and bring to a boil. Simmer with the lid on for about 20 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and let the barley stand, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. When the barley is done—it should be tender but still al dente—season to taste with salt and pepper. Whisk the oil, lemon zest and juice, honey, salt, and pepper together in a bowl to make a dressing and let …

Cargo Crew Blog | Frankie & Henry Party Season

Frankie & Henry Party Season

Pop the bubbly, it’s officially party season!🍾🎉 Which means it’s time to make sure your crew have their party frocks on and looking fabulous. This week Frankie & Henry show us how easy it is to achieve a dapper uniform style for your next soirée. At Cargo Crew we think accessories add instant swagger to any uniform, particularly when you pair colourful ties and bow ties with monochrome pieces. This simple styling effect makes your accessories POP! Investing in new accessories also means there’s no need to change your entire uniform wardrobe to suit seasonal style, simply swap out your accessories with new ones and voila! you have achieved a fresh look. Frankie & Henry both wear the Campbell Shirts in Black accessorised with the Genuine Leather Bow Tie in Tan and Ascot Bow Tie in Baby Blue, and feature the Frankie Check Scarf and Pin Spot Neck Scarf tucked in the shirt pockets. Other featured bow ties include: Pin Spot Bow Tie – Black & White, Pin Spot Bow Tie – Ink & White, …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Summer Uniforms

Celebrate Summer

☀️🍍⛱ It’s that time of year again! Summer has arrived downunder and we couldn’t be happier dreaming of beach trips, fruity cocktails and vacuum-packing the winter clothes. This time of the year calls for a uniform refresh for many industries, so pack away those heavy cold weather uniforms and kit your crew out in light fabrics and summery colours of short sleeve tops, shorts & skirts. Lightweight Fabrics Its all about breathability & movement in your clothes when it comes to surviving the warm weather at work. Choosing lightweight fabrics means you won’t be weighed down and your uniform can move around you. Our range of Henry aprons are light and fresh, both in feel and appearance, perfect for summer days. Seen here is our Henry in Bondi Blue, and to add an extra pop of summer we have switched out the straps for our ‘Mix It Up’ Cream Herringbone straps. For a similar look in a shorter apron, look no further than our Ace Bib Apron in Swedish Blue, available in early December. Summery Colours We’ve …

Cargo Crew Blog | The Modern Uniform | Gelato Cart

Frankie & Henry Gelato Cart

I scream, you scream we all scream… GELATO! Summer’s arrived in Oz and Frankie and Henry are celebrating by incorporating pastel gelato colours into their uniform style this week.🍧 These looks invoke thoughts of ice cream carts and hot summer days.☀️⛱🍦 To achieve this style, choose a combination of light fabrics detailed with subtle hints of colour. Base layers in soft shades of pale greys and pastel blues are the perfect canvas to add touches of bright gelato-inspired colour, which can be applied in small detail by pairing your uniform with fun accessories like colourful apron straps, bow ties and retro button badges. Frankie wears the Henry Apron in our soft pebble shade, with red ‘Mix It Up’ straps and a stripy Olly Tee. Meanwhile, Henry is fashioned in the “Swedish Blue” Ace Bib Apron with yellow ‘Mix It Up’ straps over the summery sky blue Smith Oxford Shirt. Henry’s outfit is accessorised with a colourful bow tie and finished with our denim Workers Cap for a little extra pizzazz. Shop the gelato-inspired looks below.