Kale Chips

Kale Chips Recipe 1 big bunch of kale, washed, remove stems (use these for dinner with your broccoli, or in a smoothies) and tear into small pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil and sea salt. 1 teaspoon cumin and chilli powder (optional) Preheat your oven to 200 Celsius.  Toss Kale with…

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Jamie’s Chickpea Salad

Jamie Oliver’s Chick Pea Salad –  1 small red or brown onion peeled, finely sliced 1-2 fresh red chillies, deseeded 2 handfuls ripe red or yellow tomatoes 1 lemon 4 large handfuls of soaked and cooked chickpeas, 150 grms soaked overnight then cooked for 25-30 minutes so still crunchy. Extra…

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Pulses and Borlotti Beans

Fresh Borlotti Beans, Lentils, Chickpeas and Faba Beans — New to the list this week are lentils, fava beans and chick peas. They are from the Wimmera region in Victoria and all Australia grown and supportive of those hard working farmers in the Wimmera. I have included some more info…

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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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