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We love Autumn produce

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Abiu A fruit that tastes like crème caramel?  It may sound like something out of a fairytale, but that is actually exactly what an abiu tastes like. These smooth skinned yellow fruit have a soft, sweet and delicious flesh that you can scoop out with a spoon […]

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Blueberry Salad

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A lot of people think of blueberry muffins or blueberry pie when it comes to including them in a recipe. But we think they’re so delicious in their natural state we thought we’d share a recipe where you use them in a salad. Blueberry and radish salad […]

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Roasted Pumpkin & Beetroot Salad

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With this constantly changing weather it’s hard to know what to eat at the moment. Should we have a winter warming soup or crisp spring salad. So we thought we’d bring you a delicious warm salad compliments of the lovely Victoria Cosford www.lavittoria.com.au. Who you may well […]

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Winter produce

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Carrots There’s something satisfying about buying a bunch of carrots with their leafy green tops still attached. You can tell they’re fresh out of the ground, full of flavour and at their nutritional peak. The farmers markets are one of the few places you’ll find them sold […]

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Custard apples

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Custard Apples Cut this heart-shaped, bumpy green fruit in half and you’ll discover a sweet and creamy white flesh with a unique flavour and texture. It’s delicious eaten as is, but is also great in desserts, cakes, pies and smoothies.  If you’re adding it to a dessert, […]

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Kang Kong with White Beans

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Kang kong with white beans 1 Spanish onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves minced 2 tsp of finely grated ginger 6 kaffir lime leaves 2 tomatoes diced 1 bunch kang kong washed and shredded (not too finely) 300g mushrooms sliced thinly or 300g exotic mushrooms sliced the […]

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Rosellas

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Rosellas are a type of native hibiscus with an edible flower, or calyx, that has a raspberry/plum flavour. Rosellas are packed with health benefits. Well known for their ability to lower blood pressure, they can also help fight coughs and colds, due to their anti-inflammatory properties and high levels of antioxidants. […]

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Prickly Pear

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Be adventurous and try a Prickly Pear (prickles pre-removed) from John at Picone’s Exotics. They have a reddish pink flesh that tastes a little like raspberries and watermelon, with edible seeds. The pulp and juice is often used in jams, sweets and sorbets for its sweet flavour […]

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Cous Cous Roast Vegetable Salad, with Preserved Lemons

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Roast one large eggplant, sliced, one large red pepper, sliced, in a dish with olive oil or coconut oil, salt or a spice blend. Cook 1 cup of cous cous (Pour 1¼ hot water on 1 cup of cous cous in a bowl and stand for 10 […]

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Eggplant and capsicum veggie stack recipe

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Eggplant and Capsicum veggie stack 1 medium eggplant 2 red capsicums 1 zucchini 6 field mushrooms 250 g halloumi olive oil Australian organic sea salt Slice the eggplant into 1 cm rounds. Mix the rounds with salt and place into a baking tray, splash with liberal olive […]

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