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August 2011

LOST IN TRANSLATION

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Q: Peter Piper picked a peck of ‘mangoed’ peppers?   The influence of Asian ingredients and cooking methods has brought an exciting complexity to Australian Cuisine. To prevent these unique flavours getting lost in translation, it is important to learn how to recognise and prepare the varieties of Asian inspired produce increasingly available at the markets.  The green mango is a…

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MARKET TOURS

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Q: Where does the fresh fruit and vegetable in Sydney come from?  There is no better way to get inspired by fresh produce, than to brave the early morning hustle and bustle of Sydney Markets with an experienced buyer as your guide. With an estimated 2.5 million tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables sold through Sydney Produce Market and Sydney…

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SAFETY DOESN’T HAPPEN BY ACCIDENT

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Sourcing product from accredited suppliers is the best way for businesses to protect themselves from the very real cost of unsafe food practices. It only takes one bad egg for your business to be left facing litigation, hefty fines, forced closure and widespread bad publicity.  The deadly ‘Spanish cucumber’ Ecoli outbreak in Europe (which ended up actually being caused by…

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