Condiments

Roast Beetroot Hummus

Roasted until almost caramelised, this beet recipe lends a slightly sweet, earthy undertone to your regular hummus.  Topped with olive oil, sesame seeds, dukkah and fresh parsley – it’s our new autumnal favourite.   Recipe from The Brick Kitchen and re-created by GH Nutrition Preparation time:10 minutes Cooking time:40 minutes Makes a large bowl Ingredients […]

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Truffle Salt

Ready in 5 minuts Ingredients 2g freshly grated truffle 2 tablespoons good quality salt flakes   Directions Blend together & keep in an airtight container for up to 4 weeks.

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Truffle Butter

Ready in 10 minutes Ingredients 20g freshly grated truffle 250g salted butter (softened)   Directions Whip butter in a mix master until light & fluffy, add the truffle & mix well. Place on a piece of baking paper, which is on a piece of Glad wrap and shape into a log. Tie ends tightly. Refridgerate for […]

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  • WHAT’S IN SEASON | FRUIT: IN SEASON Apples, pears, quinces, persimmons, mandarins, Aussie navels.   BERRIES Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries are scarce. NSW blueberries starting soon and look for prices to fall.  CANDY MELONS Try these sweet variety of  honey dew melon with a candy aroma. CITRUS It’s our favourite time of year for mandarins right now with fantastic Imperial mandarins and daisy mandarins starting. Lemons and limes good value. FEIJOAS This fruit is really growing in popularity it grows in Canberra and has a really interesting taste KIWIFRUIT Qld Aussie kiwi Goldkiwifruit great at the moment plus try cute and flavourful red kiwis.  NUTS Walnuts and chestnuts.  PAPAYA Scarce.  PERSIMMONS Hard and soft in season (don’t keep in the fridge). PLUMS Still eating and stewing well (cook and freeze now for later). POMEGRANATE Peak season with magnificent large and very glam Aussie poms in season.  VEGETABLES: IN SEASON Broccoli, zucchini, cherry tomatoes.  ASPARAGUS Imported only.   AVOCADOES Improving all the time as the growing season moves further South. Probably a month until the really good fruit.   PEAS Lovely sweet peas this week.  POTATOES & PUMPKIN Washed Dutch Creams in season also try grammar pumpkin.  TOMATOES Lots of cherry varieties in season. Local Roma and round (Thilmere) tomatoes.  FLOWERS It’s Mothers Day this weekend so many flowers in store. Great roses, tulips and natives.