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Growing Bushfoods by Cath Manuel

27 September, 2021

Growing Bushfoods by Cath Manuel Looking for new plants to grow in your garden or interesting foods to use in the kitchen? Consider choosing a few Australian native plants and enjoy our bushfoods! Growing bushfoods suitable to your region makes a garden ‘low maintenance’ and provides delicious tasting foods to enhance flavours and colours in […]

What’s in Season – early Spring

25 August, 2021

Early Spring – September/October Spring fruits – avocados, cumquats, grapefruit, lemons, loquats, mandarins, blood oranges, Seville oranges, rhubarb, tangelos, tangerine Spring vegetables – asparagus, bok choy, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, choy sum, garlic, kohlrabi, leeks, salad, spring onions, peas, potato, silverbeet, spinach For a delicious recipe using in season ‘rhubarb and apple crumble’ click here

What’s in season – late winter

28 July, 2021

Winter fruits Apples Avocados Cumquats Grapefruit Lemons Limes Mandarins Navel oranges Pears Persimmon Quinces Rhubarb Tangelos Tangerines Winter vegetables Bok choy Beetroot Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Celeriac Celery Chicory Choy sum Daikon radish Fennel Garlic Horseradish Jerusalem artichoke Kale Kohlrabi Okra Olives Onions Parsnip Peas Potato Pumpkin Shallots Silverbeet Spinach Swede Sweet potato Turnip

From the garden to the plate – Mercy Place Rice Village

28 July, 2021

Mercy Place Rice Village planted their very own vegetable garden in 2016 to grow fresh produce to use in their daily meals. Five years on it is still thriving and yields and abundance of salad greens, silverbeet, lemongrass and fresh herbs. The garden is maintained by two residents with keen green thumbs and Mercy Place […]

Maggie’s update

27 July, 2021

Last month in Sydney we filmed the last three episodes for our training modules that we are developing with Altura. This is creating much excitement as there will be 11 modules in total, they will be available sometime after October this year and distributed by Altura to, we hope, several thousand cooks and chefs in […]