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Bite into a steaming dumpling or pork bun at Steamed
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Bite into a steaming dumpling or pork bun at Steamed

Many cultures have dumplings as part of their traditional cuisine, from the momo of the Himalayas (originally made with water buffalo) and hearty bread or potato knödel of Bavaria, to the boiled, steamed or pan-fried jiaozi from Southern China, xiaolongbao soup-filled dumplings from Shanghai or gyoza from Japan. On home soil, the dumpling is no longer a delicacy that is tricky to find. more

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Replenish your produce supplies at the Sharon from Stanthorpe market stall
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Replenish your produce supplies at the Sharon from Stanthorpe market stall

Stanthorpe is in the heart of the Granite Belt and is generally known for its big sky panoramas, beautiful countryside and prehistoric granite boulders. Thanks to its unique microclimate and granitic soil, the region is also highly recognised for its diversity of farming produce. Sharon from Stanthorpe is one such farmer who makes the drive to Brisbane each weekend to share the region's wonderful produce with us at the markets. more

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Taste traditional coconut ice-cream from Thai Garti
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Taste traditional coconut ice-cream from Thai Garti

Picture fresh mangoes piled high and reminiscent of the market food on the streets in Bangkok. The mango has been perfectly cubed and sits alongside coconut jelly that is firm and bursting with flavour. Both are scooped up and gently placed in your bowl, ready to be delicately topped with a ball of coconut ice cream. more

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Stockpile your organic staples at Rose of the Phoenix
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Stockpile your organic staples at Rose of the Phoenix

When preparing your festive feast, don't forget all those little added extras that give a crunch to a vegetable dish, substance to a salad, spice to a tender side of meat or texture to the most delicate of cakes. Nuts, dried fruit and berries, legumes, grains, herbs and spices all add a special touch to make your dish stand out from the crowd. more

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Place your market seafood orders for Christmas
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Place your market seafood orders for Christmas

One of the best things about a hot summer Christmas is a lazy afternoon around the pool with a seafood platter to graze on and a glass of wine in hand. A seafood platter is easily prepared when served natural, or can be spruced up with a simple sauce poured over after a flash on the grill. We have an abundance of seafood options available to us at our local markets, from prawns, mussels and a variety of fish to the iconic crab. more

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Try a raw cacao peanut butter chia pudding by Pressed Fresh
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Try a raw cacao peanut butter chia pudding by Pressed Fresh

It starts with chia seeds, banana, Pressed Fresh almond mylk, organic raw cacao and agave syrup layered with peanut butter caramel sauce (dates, organic peanut butter, Pressed Fresh almond mylk and organic lucuma). All this is then topped with fresh banana, caramelised buckinis, cacao nibs, goji berries and coconut flakes. more

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Discover the wonders of sauerkraut at The Happy Sprout
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Discover the wonders of sauerkraut at The Happy Sprout

What is it with sauerkraut? It has been resurrected and is now everywhere, out from the fermenting shelves and onto stallholder tables at the local markets. So what is it? Put simply, sauerkraut is directly translated to 'sour cabbage'. If that doesn't sound appealing then read on, because this stuff is making a come back and is big news in the health-food condiment market. more


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Stock up on your spices at Splendid Blends
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Stock up on your spices at Splendid Blends

The characteristic tastes of a region's cuisine often begin with a signature blend of spices. Bringing these blends into your own kitchen can lend authenticity to international dishes and provide creative inspiration for your everyday cooking. So get ready for a trip across the globe – no passport required. more

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Thor Svensen from Sovereign Foods
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Thor Svensen from Sovereign Foods

It is amazing what you learn when you take to time to talk to the stallholders at your local market. The Weekend Edition met Thor Svensen from Sovereign Foods at Davies Park Market and then again at the Northey Street City Farm. On both occasions we went away thinking more about our suppliers of staples like pulses, grains, oils and vinegars, and whether they are based locally or overseas. more