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Bite into a chewy treat from Fudge Forever
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Bite into a chewy treat from Fudge Forever

It's that kind of weather where you can snuggle up in front of a fire and gently bite through a cube of chewy fudge whilst sipping on a nice wine. The fudge melts in your mouth leaving a creamy aftertaste, the fire is mesmerising, and the wine adds it own little touch to your relaxation. more

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Savour the flavour of country produce direct from farmers
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Savour the flavour of country produce direct from farmers

The Granite Belt's unique microclimate and healthy soil is attributed to the abundance of wonderful country produce that floods from its farms and inundates country and city farmers markets. The growers behind the scenes, tending to the soil, planting the seeds and nurturing the plants are the warriors of quality responsible for bringing such wonderful produce to our kitchens and tables. more


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Take a market break at I Love Mushrooms and Organics
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Take a market break at I Love Mushrooms and Organics

What memories and emotions do the smell of mushrooms conjure up for you? Aroma is an important part of eating, not just for the obvious enjoyment it brings, but also for the psychological effect it has on the eater. When you get a whiff of mushrooms frying in the kitchen do you think of bacon-and-egg breakfasts accompanied by your favourite fungi, or do you think lemon, garlic and olive oil flavoured mushrooms and quinoa topped with Persian feta? more

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Sweet, fragrant custard apples are in season and on stall tables at Tony's Fresh Fruit and Veg
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Sweet, fragrant custard apples are in season and on stall tables at Tony’s Fresh Fruit and Veg

There is nothing quite as mouth-watering as the velvety sweet flesh of a custard apple, scooped straight from the fruit with a spoon. Some people can be funny about custard apples, turning their nose up as it they associate it with the pungent odour of a durian. In fact, custard apples are quite the opposite. Whilst nothing like an apple, they do taste creamy and sweet but not exactly custard-like. more

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Live the healthy way with a falafel from Bahbah
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Live the healthy way with a falafel from Bahbah

Food and its consumption is a huge part of Middle Eastern culture and many home cooks spend hours, sometimes days, in the kitchen preparing an impressive collection of dishes for family feasts. Grains play an important and adaptable part in the diet, with dishes varying from hummus with spiced lamb, to ancient grain maqluba and burghul pilaf with chickpeas. Dairy staples include labna and haloumi, with lentils, vegetables and meats also commonly eaten. more