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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Going bush

Native bush foods are the ultimate local food. Lucky for us, we live in a region home to a huge array of delicious native foods. Macadamia nuts may be the best known, but there are plenty more – many of which are available seasonally at our local

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Eggs Avani

This is a delicious and nutritious meal for any time of the day  Ingredients 3-4 eggs 100g goat’s cheese (blue cheese works too) 1 bunch kang kung finely chopped (you can use spinach or silver beet) 1 baby leek finely chopped (spring onions work well too) 1

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Miso Salad Dressing

There’s so much more you can do with miso than make soup. Try this tasty dressing on your next farmers market fresh salad: • Juice of 1/2 a lime or lemon • 1/2 Tbsp Hemp Foods Australia Hemp Oil (or Flax Oil) • 1 Tbsp Grumpy Grandma’s

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Raw banana cake

Raw banana cake For the crust: 1 cup finely ground raw almonds soaked for six hours ½ cup finely chopped dates soaked for ½ hour 6 dried figs chopped finely For the filling: 1 cup finely ground raw cashews (soaked for 6 hours 3 cups mashed ripe

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Eggplant and capsicum veggie stack

Eggplant and capsicum are at their peak during the summer months. Make the most of these healthy Mediterranean vegetables in this simple and tasty vegetarian dish by Veet’s Cuisine: EGGPLANT AND CAPSICUM STACK 1 medium eggplant 2 red capsicums 1 zucchini 6 field mushrooms 250 g halloumi olive

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Fresh Eggs

If all you want for Christmas is fresh eggs then search no further. This week Lindsey Murray from Heritage Poultry will be back with his chickens and ducks.  The kids love  them too as they get to pat and cuddle them if they’re very gentle. If you’re

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Basil

Want your salad greens and herbs to last longer in the fridge? Here’s a great tip from our friends at The Gourmet Salad Hut: As soon as you get home, cut off the roots, pop your greens in an airtight plastic container and put them in the

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