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Danielle Gjestland, following your passion

written by Dominic Rolfe A couple of years ago, Danielle Gjestland stood watching her father and husband argue about how the trench on their new farm should be dug. When they reached the point of refusing to talk to each other, the sinewy blonde hitched a trailer to the car, hired a trench-digger having never […]

Sarah Knights Spiced quince and hazelnut tart, orange posset and quince syrup

Quince. Often overlooked, under utilised and occasionally left out in the cold. Sarah Knights, one of our young chefs provided us with this recipe a while ago, and we think it’s a cracker for Autumn. Well executed with a wonderful marriage of flavours.   Serves 4   Ingredients: Poached Quince 3 quinces 500g caster sugar 500ml […]

Longridge Olive Oil

The producer: Jim and Lisa Rowntree have been producing for 16 years on their 100-acre property in Netherton on South Australia’s Limestone Coast and today have over 87,000 olive trees. With its Mediterranean climate, sandy soil with high salinity and rainfall of 450ml/year on average, the location provides the ideal conditions for growing the hardy […]