What’s Fresh and Recipes

The golden spice

Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Chinese and Indian medicine, but now it seems the rest of the world has finally caught on to the health-giving powers of the golden spice. Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory, powerful antioxidant and cold and flu fighter. Research points to

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In season now

Cauliflower The humble cauliflower is having its moment, with foodies, chefs and those on low carb, gluten free, raw, paleo and other special diets discovering new ways to use this brilliantly versatile winter vegetable. Mashed cauliflower is probably the best introduction to the ‘new’ cauliflower, and makes

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Lentil and Cauliflower-Stuffed Tomatoes

Lentil and cauliflower stuffed tomatoes INGREDIENTS 8 medium-large ripe tomatoes 150g  cooked beluga beans 1/3 cauliflower 3 spring onions, sliced 6 tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley( for dressing) 1 jalepeno or green chilli ,diced 1 cob of corn 1 lime 1/2 clove crushed garlic 4 tbsp

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Probiotic Winter Soup

Yes, winter is officially over! It’s a beautiful time of year, but we reckon the changing of the seasons can also often be the worst for colds and flu. If you want to toughen up your immune system, start with this nutritious, probiotic packed recipe from Anna

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WInter produce

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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Autumn produce

  Custard apple 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

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It’s avocado season

Ah, autumn on the North Coast. The air is cool, the water is warm, and the avocados are on!! Our local growers Tony Hinds of Avocado Valley and Kate Thompson of The Organic Avocado have recently returned to the market with their first avocados of the season

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Autumn produce

There is some delicious late summer and Autumn produce available at the market right now. Here’s a selection: Limes Fragrant and zesty, limes are equally delicious in savoury or sweet dishes.  Use them in Thai curries, to marinate seafood, or add to drinks, cakes and tarts for

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Puremelt Chocolate Brownies

Try this delicious recipe from Sarah Wheeler at Puremelt… Ingredients 200g salted butter 200g Puremelt (raw) chocolate 35g raw cacao powder (available from health food stores) 3 eggs 85g coconut shreds 190g coconut palm sugar 100g organic hazelnuts or almonds Method Preheat the oven to 180C Blend butter

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Croissant bread and butter pudding

A decadent version of a classic dessert, which uses croissants instead of bread. Recipe courtesy of Scratch Patisserie. Ingredients: 300ml milk 300mil cream 6 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 tbsp bourbon 1 tbsp vanilla extract 6-8 sliced croissants. 1/2 cup sultanas, soaked in sugar syrup or water

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