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Food Trends

MARKET 5: SPECIALTY PRODUCE

By | Food Trends, Fruit, Produce, Produce Varieties, Spring, Sydney Markets, Vegetable | No Comments

Q: Are Warrigal Greens an all-Australian speciality? Having worked on premium food magazines for much of the last decade, I am fully able to appreciate the overwhelming momentum of the ‘foodie culture’ here in Australia. Whether you put it down to the rise of the ‘Celebrity Chef’, industry efforts to make great food more accessible or the influence of stunning…

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ASIAN MELONS

By | Asian Produce, availability, Food Trends, Fruit, Produce, Summer | No Comments

Q: How do Asian Melons relate to sweeter melon varieties?  If there’s one food trend that is getting a lot of airplay this year, it’s ‘authenticity’. At the heart of the trend is the consumer’s preference for traditional cooking methods, flavour combinations and produce- all of which result in an authentic dining experience not easily replicated at home. The produce markets…

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GOOD THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES

By | Food Trends, herbs, Produce | No Comments

Q: Which herb did Shakespeare say improved recollection?  A recent spell of bad weather in NSW has affected the quality of local herb crops, with varieties such as sage and oregano tending to blacken quickly.  So, while we wait for the summer weather to catch up to the summer menu, why not let our delicious range of microgreens step up…

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A FLOWER FOR EVERY OCCASION

By | Food Trends, Produce, Spring, Summer | No Comments

Q: Are there any flowers that are better left off the plate??    The food service industry is just as vulnerable to ‘trending’ as fashion retail or twitter. While we may not update our dining habits as regularly as we tweet, social trends undeniably influence what appears on the menu. Edible flowers are a prime example of how cultural trends…

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