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Premium Seafood from Ferguson Australia – Family Owned & Run

11/11/2016 | By

Three generations of family are behind Ferguson Australia, one of South Australia’s most respected seafood harvesters and marketers.

Ferguson Australia, Andrew & Deb

Andrew & Deb Ferguson

The other day I was invited to attend the launch of the new all- South Australian wild caught frozen fish range from Ferguson Australia

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Psar Leu Market, Siem Reap

11/07/2016 | By

Lose a morning at the sprawling Psar Leu market in Siem Reap – an exciting spot for a truly authentic look at local daily life.

psar leu market flower seller

These blue flowers are used in cooking and tea.

A visit to local markets when travelling is one of the best ways to gain insight to everyday life, and nothing is more lively and vibrant than Asian markets. While in Siem Reap I spent a morning at Psar Leu market, the city’s largest.

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Southern Flinders Ranges – A Surprising Food Bowl

17/06/2016 | By

The catchphrase on the Southern Flinders Ranges official website is “Naturally Unexpected” – and this fertile food bowl was certainly a surprise to me.

Southern Flinders Ranges view

I’ve got to the jaded, cynical point in my life where I’d like to think that not much can surprise me – this is despite the fact that I’m constantly being surprised. Obtuse of me, I know.

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CocoLaura – Gourmet Chocolates in the Southern Flinders Ranges

10/06/2016 | By

A South Australian confectionery favourite is back on deck after a hiatus as David Medlow recreates his fruit jellies at CocoLaura.

Rocky road from cocolaura

White chocolate and passionfruit CocoLaura rocky road

In my last In My Kitchen roundup I featured some of the products from my recent trip to the Southern Flinders Ranges. It seems spectacular scenery isn’t the only thing on the menu up there and food lovers are in for some treats.

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Section 28 Artisan Cheese

15/04/2016 | By

South Australia has another feather in our cheese-making cap with the passion and skills of Kym Masters at Section 28 Artisan Cheese.

Monorte from Section 28 Artisan Cheese

Given that Kym Masters, Section 28 cheese maker, has his premises based just ten minutes up the road from me in the Adelaide Hills you’d think that I’d have been on his doorstep and sticking my nose into what he’s doing there ages ago, wouldn’t you?

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Happy Birthday to South Australia’s CWA – Celebrate with a Scone at the Show!

31/08/2015 | By

 

South Australia’s CWA is 85 years old – and they really know their scones!

Scones, South Australian CWA

It’s Royal Adelaide Show time at the end of the week and if you think herding a gaggle of kids through a show day without  getting covered in vomit, mediating show bag disputes, coping with major melt-downs or losing the odd child is hard work, then spare a thought for the tireless dynamos behind the scenes at that haven of rural hospitality , The CWA Country Cafe.

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