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Spanner Crab & Heirloom Tomatoes

By | Chef Selections

Dish: Spanner Crab and Heirloom Tomatoes Chef: Alastair Waddell (qualia, Great Barrier Reef)        Ingredients Queensland spanner crab meat (cooked) – 400g Crème fraiche – 20g Chopped chives – ½ bunch Lemon juice – 20ml Varieties of heirloom tomatoes – 500g Avocado – 1 whole Grape seed oil – 20ml Salt flakes Robert Oatley olive oil – 30ml…

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Crumbed Pork Hock

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Dish:  Crumbed Pork Hock, Beetroot Relish, Salsa Verde and Baby Herb Salad Chef: Brad Stanger (Bommie restaurant, Hamilton Island Yacht Club) Ingredients (serves 5): Hocks Smoked ham hocks – 400g Ham hocks – 400g Pork feet – 500g Onions – 100g Celery – 50g Carrot – 50g Pistachio – 25g Parsley – 10g Flour – 100g Eggs – 2 whole…

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Spanner Crab and Watermelon Carpaccio

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Dish: Spanner Crab and Watermelon Carpaccio Chef: Scott Freund (Sheraton Noosa) Ingredients 1 -2 Red chillies 1/2 Tablespoon Fish Sauce 2 Limes 1 Tablespoon white sugar 300gm Freshly picked Spanner Crabmeat 400gm watermelon 1 small handful freshly picked coriander, roughly chopped   Method Place the red chillies into a mortar and pestle and bash to a paste, add the fish sauce…

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Megalong Beef Fillet

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Dish: Megalong Wagyu sirloin 9+ grade, organic carrot, quail eggs, bocconcini, tarragon emulsion and red wine jus. Chef: Rebecca Kaye (Fairmont Resort, Blue Mountains) Ingredients Megalong beef fillet cut into 2 medallions weight at total of 200g 2 x organic baby carrots 2 softly poached quail eggs 3 bocconcini 1 serves tarragon emulsion Red wine just Prosciutto shard Micro herbs Evoo…

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Escabeche of seasonal baby root vegetable

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Dish: Escabeche of seasonal baby root vegetable, pumpkin puree, garlic cream, almond, amaranth Chef: Adrian Winoto (Jupiters Casino Townsville)   Recipe : 2 pcs baby beetroot 2 pcs baby golden beetroot 2 pcs baby carrot 2 pcs baby swede 2 pcs baby turnip 100 gr rice wine vinegar 35 gr sugar 130 gr water 1 pc kombu 200 gr milk 4…

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Summer Stonefruit

By | availability, Fruit, Produce, Spring, Summer, Sydney Markets | No Comments

FRESH FACT: When most Australians think of stonefruit we think of peaches, nectarines, plums, apricots and cherries. There is however more to the story, these stonefruit (or drupes) belong to the Rose family (Rosaceae) and boast family ties with almonds, loquats,pomes (apples/pears), raspberries (multiple drupes that make up a single fruit) and even strawberries. While not related to the Rose…

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Asian/Exotics 6th – 12th Nov

By | Asian Produce, availability, Fruit, Local, Produce, Spring, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

ASIAN VEGETABLES: Not Available: Luffas * Sin Que * Tamarind Short Supply: Kachay * Water Spinach EXOTIC FRUITS: Short Supply: Figs * Pomelos * Starfruit Not Available: Asian Plum * Buddha Hands * Cumquats * Custard Apple * Fuji Fruit * Gold Kiwifruit * Guava * Loquats * Persimmon * Rambutan *  Tamarillo (gold) * Tangellos * Winter Melon

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BUYER’S GUIDE: 6th – 12th Nov

By | availability, Fruit, herbs, Local, Produce, Spring, supply, Sydney Markets, Updates, Vegetable | No Comments

MARKET SUMMARY: Fruit The Buy list:  Apricots, Granny Smith & Delicious Apples, Blueberries, Ruby Grapefruit, USA Grapes, Honeydews, Kiwifruit, Mandarins, Mangoes, Mangosteen, Nashi Pears, Peaches, Nectarines, Navel Oranges, Paw Paw & Red Papaya, Pineapples, Plums, Rockmelons, Strawberries and Long & Seedless Watermelons. The Watch List: Figs (Price) Passionfruit (Quality & Price) Gold Kiwifruit (Local Season Over) Market Insights: With good supplies of…

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