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salt

There is something magical about salt. But it's a magic that's easy to overlook. Salt is so common, so familiar that we barely notice the remarkable properties it possesses. The one thing we do notice, however is its absence. In some cultures salt has come to symbolise friendship, loyalty and fidelity.

With such an array of salts such as Himalayan pink salt, Murray River salt, Indian black salt and fleur de sel to name just a few. But do different types of salt taste the same? That is, don't they just taste 'salty'? Or do they each have subtleties?

Sonia Bandera – eat & drink insider knowledge

Sonia Bandera was the Australian young waiter 2013 and is senior sommelier at Rockpool Bar and Grill in Melbourne. Check out the places Sonia says are her favourite in her home town.

Pure Suffolk Lamb

Written by Danielle Doffay & Jacob Davey Commitment to quality and confidence in his product meant Richard Gunner Fine Meats, and in turn the Pure Suffolk Lamb brands were born. Richard and his family have been primarily farming beef in Meningie for the past 30 years, and began Richard Gunner Fine Meats out of necessity; […]

Fresh Produce Report

Murdoch Market Update Mulberries have started Local asparagus are superb, quality is excellent Crimson pearl potatoes have finished until February Murdoch Produce has created a full Market Update for a great insight to what’s in this week Spotlight…Mango Healthy Fact The mango is rich in dietary fibre and may help combat poor digestion; they also […]

the spice route

“Spices”; they evoke visions of exotic tastes and far flung lands shrouded with mystery. For thousands of years, this is how they were perceived. The name is derived from the Latin word, species, which was applied to any food stuffs considered exotic in the middle ages. The fascination for spices has appealed to many civilizations […]

18 month Pyengana cheddar with lavosh, earl grey raisins, hazelnut & micro celery

Adrian Walker, a young chef from Adelaide’s Magill Estate and one of our young chef national finalists for 2014, shares with us the recipe he created for the awards night. Preparation time: 1 hour Skills needed: medium Serves: 24 ingredients for the lavosh 260g plain flour 2g salt – a tsp? 3g sugar – as […]

Fresh Produce Report

Murdoch Market Update Mulberries have started Local asparagus are superb, quality is excellent Crimson pearl potatoes have finished until February Murdoch Produce has created a full Market Update for a great insight to what’s in this week Spotlight…Eggplant Healthy Fact Eggplants are high in fibre and have practically no fat content, they are also a […]