The delicious Fresh Mint Mojito

The so delicious Mint Mojito – enjoy a taste of Cuba!  Ingredients : White rum (optional), 6 – 10 leaves of local fresh Mint, Soda Water, 1 Tbsp. Fresh lime juice, 1 – 2 teaspoons Sugar (I like to use Cane  or Rice Malt syrup – far less processed) Preparation:…

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Delicious farm fresh grilled vegetables

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-824" src="https://www viagra 50 mg precio.amalocal.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grilled-eggplant-300×250.jpg” alt=”grilled eggplant” width=”300″ height=”250″ srcset=”https://www.amalocal.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grilled-eggplant-300×250.jpg 300w, https://www.amalocal.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grilled-eggplant-180×150.jpg 180w, https://www.amalocal.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grilled-eggplant-150×125.jpg 150w, https://www.amalocal.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/grilled-eggplant.jpg 600w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> This week’s recipe idea is inspired by my love for delicious farm fresh vegetables, Cuban drinks, The flavours of Bruschetta and cooking on the…

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Thai Som Tam (Spicy Papaya Salad)

This week’s recipe idea is the last in my Thai inspired series (see recipes tab for the others) and is arguably one of the best salads ever – Thai Som Tam (Spicy Papaya Salad). I discovered a few good ones on my recent travels and also enjoyed a few interesting variations…

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Thai Red Curry (Kaeng Phet Gai)

Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, cut in half crossways 2 -3 Tbsp fresh Thai red curry paste (see note below) 1 cup Chicken/Vegetable (or fish if you like) Stock 150g fresh mushrooms, halved (optional) Small can sliced bamboo shoots, drained 1 tablespoon fish sauce…

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Basil and Mint Pesto

1-2 bunch fresh local Heatherton basil leaves 1/2 bunch fresh local Heatherton mint leaves 3⁄4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted (almonds, macadamia, pine nuts or hazelnuts can be used) 6 tablespoons fresh Parmesan cheese, grated 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 cup extra virgin olive oil   Chop the basil, mint and…

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Apple Pie

This Weeks Recipe Idea – Warm and Delicious Apple Pie! Apple Pie is a perfect afternoon or evening desert with a generous dollop of ice cream, custard or yoghurt. I have included Jamie Oliver’s recipe and step by step instructions below on making the pastry and the pie. Jamie is…

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Tips for Eating Local

  Start thinking “Bayside food” – a bounty of local food and beverage, all within 50 km of Bayside. Start small; it doesn’t have to be 100%. Learn what is in season each month and enjoy the freshness, great taste and variety available. The Amalocal list will show you whats…

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Quince Paste

It’s that very special time of the year when the Easter entertainment season is approaching and our beautiful local Quinces are in season! Once again our Annual Quince paste competition is underway – please do give it a try – Quince paste is a delicious combination of rich fresh and…

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Crimson Seedless Grapes

This week’s produce mix includes the amazing variety of local summer fruits we have at this time of the year, from delicious stone fruits to strawberries, grapes and new season apples. The only local fruit favourites missing are citrus but these will come later in the local season (just in…

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