Archive for the In Season Category

Kang Kong with White Beans

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

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

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

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

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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Cucumbers

Cucumbers are abundant at the moment – perfect for adding some cool crunch to your summer salads. Try Summit Organics, Jumping Red Ant and the sweet snack size cukes at Coopers Shoot Tomatoes (Mullum/New Brighton Farmers Markets).  Choose fruit that are firm and wrinkle free and eat

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Fresh Oysters

We’re really excited to welcome oyster farmer Noel Baggaley for a one off visit to our market with his fresh locally grown Sydney Rock Oysters. Noel tells us his Sydney Rock Oysters are native to the East Coast of Australia, and are known as the world’s best

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Haloumi Bake with Pumpkin and Zucchini

½ pumpkin 2 splashes of olive oil 2 medium zucchini 200g mushrooms 200g Nimbin Valley Cheddar grated 250 g Nimbin Valley Haloumi Cheese cut into small cubes pinch salt few good twists of fresh pepper This recipe will serve 4 to 6 with a salad or steamed

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Blueberries

Is there anything better than a bucket of fresh blueberries?? These beautiful (and super healthy) little berries are at their peak from now until December, says Otto Saeck, of Brooklet farm, Blueberry Fields. Blueberries are best eaten fresh, according to Otto, but they can be stored in

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Green Beans with Cumin

This dish is simple but oh so delicious. If you are not a fan of coriander then you can use dill, if you are not a fan of dill or coriander just use parsley instead. 200g green beans 1 carrot 1 tsp cumin splash of sunflower oil

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