The Grocer
The Grocer: Jackfruit
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The Grocer: Jackfruit

Jackfruit is a tasty and nutritious fruit that is loved in many countries around the world. Although its rough exterior might seem to say otherwise, the fruit is edible and is great for a variety of dishes or even consumed on its own. more

Food News
K Bar & Meze launches new menu
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K Bar & Meze launches new menu

Pull up a stool at the bar or take a seat in the dining area and allow the culinary maestros at K Bar & Meze to take you on a journey to the Mediterranean. The restaurant and bar recently launched a brand new seasonal menu of share plates that will have you wondering whether your present company would judge you if you ordered one of everything, to yourself. more

Food News
Get adventurous with Goldtoast Supper Club
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Get adventurous with Goldtoast Supper Club

Enjoy a feast with a side of excitement at the Gold Coast’s own guerrilla dining society, Goldtoast Supper Club. The secret supper club or ‘guestaurant’ takes the ritual of dining outside traditional establishments and offers an alternative for those who like meeting new people and feasting on delicious food. more

Recipes
Dip into a Turkish-style spoon salad
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Dip into a Turkish-style spoon salad

You may be one of those people who find salads to be a little ho hum. While this salad features your usual tomatoes and red onion, your tastebuds are in for a treat when they discover bursts of pomegranate, the crunch of walnuts, the heat of bullhorn peppers and fresh zesty herbs. And to top it all off, it's coated in a zippy sweet-and-sour dressing of sumac, pomegranate molasses and apple vinegar. Often seen on menus of Istanbul as the famous Gavurdağ salad, this finely chopped side dish is designed to be eaten with a spoon. Follow Istanbul-born chef Somer Sivrioğlu and food scholar David Dale’s lead as they explain in their new cookbook Anatolia how to construct this delightful spoon salad. more

The Grocer
The Grocer: Romanesco
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The Grocer: Romanesco

This interesting vegetable may look like something out of a science-fiction movie, but the edible flower bud is quite similar to your run-of-the-mill broccoli or cauliflower and has some of the same benefits and uses. more


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Satisfy your sweet tooth with a delicious doughnut
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Satisfy your sweet tooth with a delicious doughnut

The humble doughnut, in all its pillowy sugar-encrusted perfection, is often dismissed as just a treat to keep kids quiet in the supermarket but doughnuts can be delicious treats for adults too. Whether you prefer the simplicity of a modest cinnamon variety or something a little fancier and more decadent with a little more icing, we’ve round up a bunch of local cafes, bakeries and market stalls that serve up delightfully fresh adult-appropriate doughnuts for your eating pleasure. more

Bars
Celebrate Taco Tuesday at Stingray Lounge bar
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Celebrate Taco Tuesday at Stingray Lounge bar

While $3.00 may have seemed like quite a lot of money as a kid, these days, it doesn’t go very far. Sure, you could get a can of tuna and maybe a roll to put it on, or something that kind of resembles food from your local fast-food chain but if that doesn’t sound particularly appetising, head along to Stingray Lounge bar at QT Gold Coast for Taco Tuesdays. more

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Sip on boutique coffee at Bambi Deluxe
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Sip on boutique coffee at Bambi Deluxe

If the signatures on the far wall are anything to go by, you’re in good company, with Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning and Steph Gilmore among the cafe’s clientele. And given there isn’t a beach in sight; it speaks volumes about the quality of the offering at Bambi Deluxe. more

Recipes
Craft a salad of golden beetroot, pickled plum, pancetta and maple syrup
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Craft a salad of golden beetroot, pickled plum, pancetta and maple syrup

Last week on The Weekend Edition Brisbane, we had the great opportunity to interview Melbourne chef Matt Wilkinson about his gorgeous new cookbook, Mr Wilkinson’s Simply Dressed Salads. This week, we’re sharing one of our personal favourite excerpts from the book, which explains how to craft salad of golden beetroot, pickled plum, pancetta and maple syrup. Filled with bold flavours like horseradish, smoked yoghurt and star anise, the salad is delicious on its own or as a side. more

Restaurants
JåMm opens at The Oracle in Broadbeach
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JåMm opens at The Oracle in Broadbeach

JaMm is the latest restaurant to open its doors at The Oracle in Broadbeach and offers a sophisticated dining experience that will challenge, delight and enliven your senses. Take a seat in the main dining area or sneak into the private lounge out the back for a more intimate setting. Get comfortable, you'll be here a while as you taste your way around the fanciful new menu that was personally created by owners Jamie and Andrew and head chef Brad. more

The Grocer
Snack on artisan bread from Burleigh Baker
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Snack on artisan bread from Burleigh Baker

Bread that is fresh from the oven is undoubtedly one of life's simple pleasures. The smell, the crunch of the outer-shell, the steam that breaks through from the molten middle, it's an experience, and one that Lisa and Geoff Dance from Burleigh Baker are immensely passionate about. more