Articles by: Willunga Farmers Market

In season this Autumn

In season this Autumn

Autumn fruits:  apples, blackberries, figs,  grapes, honeydew, limes, pears, persimmon, plums, pomegranates, quinces, raspberries, rhubarb, rockmelons, strawberries, watermelons. Autumn vegetables:   artichokes (Jerusalem) asian greens, beetroot, capsicums, carrots, celeriac, celery, cauliflower, eggplant, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, parsnip, peas, potato, pumpkin, shallots, silverbeet, spinach, swede, sweet corn, turnip zucchini. Nuts and other things:  chestnuts, pistachios

Very Simple Tomato Sauce

Very Simple Tomato Sauce

At the heart of Italian cooking there are fresh, simple ingredients; a love of texture and flavour over presentation and the communal table. Each year, usually around mid Autumn, entire families come together for their annual passata (which really is fresh tomato sauce) making weekend. It’s laborious work but everyone […]

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Three ideas about how to enjoy Persimmons

Three ideas about how to enjoy Persimmons

Non- astringent persimmons are perfect for eating fresh. Look for well-coloured, shiny skin that is firm to touch. Store the fruit stem end down, in a single layer at room temperature where they will soften slightly after a few days storage. The fruits texture will develop to a jelly-like smoothness, […]

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Baked Pumpkin, Bacon and Herb Frittata

Baked Pumpkin, Bacon and Herb Frittata

Eggs are the ultimate comfort food – but it doesn’t mean they can’t be fired up with exciting flavours. Present the frittata, warm or at room temperature with a crisp green salad. It’s also very good cold, served with chilled white wine or a rose before a meal. Serves 6 […]

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The Autumn edition of the Fleurieu Forager is available now!

The Autumn edition of the Fleurieu Forager is available now!

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Preserved Limes

Preserved Limes

Great preserve making requires beautiful ingredients. Always choose good produce and look for the best salt available. Try Murray River Salt as it sharpens and defines the natural flavour of the limes in a way that reveals a uniquely gentle and complex flavour. It will taste fabulous!  Makes about 700g […]

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Spiced lamb kofta with quinces

Spiced lamb kofta with quinces

This recipe is a modern take on a classic Persian dish and the result is a divine mix of contrasting textures with aromatic and enticing savoury, fruit sweet and sharp flavours. You can substitute the quinces with hard pears (omit the sugar). Serve with plain rice or with saffron rice […]

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Table grapes with orange blossom and lemon  

Table grapes with orange blossom and lemon  

Table grapes are at their height of perfection now and this simple dessert, to be served at the end of a healthy meal, is a great way to indulge the senses with aromatic bursts of unique flavours. 1.5kg table grapes (choose a variety mix depending on the seasonal availability) removed from the vine. – Gerry & Linda Bariamis olive oil 1tsp lightly […]

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Rustic pear, fig & grape tart 

Rustic pear, fig & grape tart 

This beautiful tart, rather like a rustic open pie, is filled to the brim with a jumble of seasonal fruit and is simple to make. You won’t get a clean slice, so dig in with a big spoon and serve in bowls with a drizzle of cream or a spoonful vanilla ice cream. […]

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Media Release: Young Farmers Scholarship recipients sow seeds for success

Media Release: Young Farmers Scholarship recipients sow seeds for success

Media Release For Immediate Release Young Farmers Scholarship recipients sow seeds for success The recipients of the 3rd Willunga Farmers Market Young Farmers Scholarship are quite literally sowing seeds for success. Tara and John Butler, both in their early 30’s, will be using the scholarship to enhance their fledgling seed […]

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