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Tasty Tomatoes by Cath Manuel

29 January, 2019

There’s nothing quite like the taste of a homegrown tomato. If you’ve ever picked a fresh tomato and eaten it straight away, you’ll understand what I’m saying! There’s so much flavour and nutrients packed into little cherry tomatoes or the bigger Roma or Beefsteak. Whichever variety grown they will always taste divine! They are considered […]

January Champion – Angela Garcia

24 January, 2019

Angela attended the inaugural masterclass in the Barossa valley in 2015. It has been a pleasure to keep in contact over the years, we continue to be inspired by the amazing food and effort she puts in to the dining experience for her residents. In November 2018 the Japara group opened Rye Sands on the […]

Peter Morgan-Jones

24 January, 2019

Peter and Maggie have shared some of their eventful aged care food journeys together. Peter’s journey includes the creation of three amazing cookbooks. Peter shares his recipe for Semolina Gnocchi with Tomato and Olive Stew from his first cook book ‘Don’t give me eggs that bounce’, and from his latest palliative care cookbook, ‘Lobster for […]

Celebrating tomatoes

24 January, 2019

On the food front in this edition we celebrate tomatoes – these versatile beauties can be eaten raw, dried, cooked or preserved and have bountiful applications. There is no smell quite like that of a tomato vine and no taste sweeter than a cherry tom plucked from its stalk on a summers afternoon. A pleasure […]

Too much of a good thing? by Morgan Pankhurst APD

24 January, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holidays allow many of us to spend time with family and friends, sharing great food and good wine. Christmas in Australia is a unique experience with an abundance of beautiful summer produce such as cherries (my favourite!), stone-fruits and grapes. We also have many traditional foods […]