A Sourdough Recipe from Apiece

If you’ve been thinking of having a crack at the perfect sourdough, then this is the recipe you’ve been waiting for!  The team at Apiece have shared their sourdough recipe with us for this week’s featured recipe: The following recipe yields a rustic, mild-flavoured sourdough loaf that can be made with minimal fuss. The starter… Read more

Asparagus Mimosa

To celebrate the end of Spring, Vicky from Vix Kitch recommended this recipe to us. She made it using fresh ingredients from Harvest and it was delicious! A glass of Tasmanian sparkling wine from Ironhouse Brewery would make a perfect accompaniment to this dish. Source: www.ottolenghi.co.uk Recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi, photo Jonathan Lovekin… Read more

Asparagus, Ricotta, and Garlic Scape & Pistachio Pesto Spring Flatbreads

A celebration of fresh spring ingredients. Source: localmilkblog.com Ingredients 1 batch no-knead pizza dough (click for recipe) For pesto (NB: Garlic scape pesto is also available from Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes): 30g (1/4 cup) grated Tomme style or Alpine cheese (Elgaar Farm, Southern Sky Cheese Company) 45g (1/3 cup) pistachios (alternatively use roasted hazelnuts from… Read more

Baked wholemeal crêpes with ham, leek and gruyere

Spring still has a nip in the air so why not try this comforting recipe for an easy supper or a lazy brunch? 200 gm thinly shaved leg ham Mt Gnomon 100 gm finely grated aged Gruyere, plus extra, for scattering Southern Sky Cheese Company, Elgaar Farm 1 tbsp thyme, plus extra to serve Plants Direct Tasmania For drizzling:melted butter Tasmanian Butter co… Read more

Beef-wrapped Asparagus with Teriyaki Sauce

Source: casaveneracion.com Recipe by Connie Veneracion Ingredients About 200 grams baby asparagus (Headlam Farm Tasmanian Fresh Asparagus, Newry Farm Asparagus) 250 grams sukiyaki-cut beef (thinly sliced beef – Mount Gnomon Farm, Real Beef) 2 tablespoons rice flour (corn starch will do too) 2 tablespoons sake 2 tablespoons mirin 2 tablespoons light soy sauce ½ teaspoon grated ginger… Read more

cauliflower, potato and leek soup

Cauliflower, Potato and Leek Soup with Blue Cheese

This week’s recipe is my own simple take on a classic potato and leek soup.  The blue cheese and cauliflower really add some depth of flavour to this seasonal dish. Ingredients 2 x cloves garlic, crushed and diced (TNGT) 1 x brown onion, diced (Steve’s Vegies) 30mL extra virgin olive oil (The Village Olive Grove)… Read more

Cider recipes

Celebrate Tasmanian cider by incorporating it into all aspects of your meal! Bangers Braised in Cider Source: www.deliaonline.com Recipe by Delia Smith, from Delia’s Frugal Food Ingredients 454g pork sausages (Langdale Farm, Mount Gnomon Farm) 1 medium Cox’s apple, cored and sliced thickly into rings (no need to peel) (Lees Orchard, Windara Orchard) Butter (Tasmanian… Read more

Classic Burger Recipe

There’s nothing finer than a classic hamburger, especially as the days are getting longer and BBQ season is kicking off!Buy freshly minced meat from a butcher — it’s worth the effort. Try chuck, oyster or even wagyu if you want to impress. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil – Coronea Grove, Lentara Grove, Mt Direction Olive… Read more

Crispy pork belly with cider pickled pears

INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp Sea Salt Flakes Tasman Sea Salt 1 X 1.5KG Piece boneless pork belly, skin scored at 1cm intervals 1 Tbsp olive oil Coronea Grove Olives, Lentara Grove, Mt Direction Olives, Village Olive Grove 1 Cup (250ML) Dry apple cider Brady’s Lookout Cider, Lost Pippin 1 Cup (250ML) Apple Cider Vinegar  Lost Pippin 6 Thyme… Read more

Bangers and Mash

Donal Skehan’s Bangers with Parsnip and Leek Mash and Cider Gravy

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp rapeseed oil (substitute with Tasmanian olive oil from Lentara, Coronea or Village Olive Grove) 1 large onion, very finely sliced (Steve’s Vegies, Laos, Richmond Farms, Seven Springs) 2 tsp plain flour (The Grain Family) 1 tbsp chopped fresh sage (Plants Direct) 330ml bottle Artisan dry cider (Brady’s Lookout) 1-2 tsp crab apple jelly 8 Pork… Read more

Duck Liver Pate

Duck Liver Pâté

This weekend we have Strelleyfield at the market with their free-range ducks as well of plenty of duck livers.  If you’ve never tried making pate, it’s actually not difficult at all and like most things, the taste of homemade is in a whole new league! INGREDIENTS  Pate 200 gm butter, coarsely chopped – Tasmanian Butter… Read more

basil pesto

Easy and Delicious Basil Pesto

Never have there been truer words spoken than “fresh is best” when if comes to basil pesto, and it doesn’t come much fresher than the beautiful basil from Thirlstane Gardens at this time of the year. This simple recipe is perfect for a share platter with crackers, to add a hit of flavour to a sandwich,… Read more

Fiona Stocker’s Slow Cooked Pork with Pasta

This weeks’ recipe is courtesy of Langdale Farm’s Fiona Stocker. http://www.langdalefarm.com/blog/slow-cooked-pork-with-pasta   “My kind of cooking is dependent upon what I feel like and what’s in the pantry…  Quantities are also approximate, in the manner of Elizabeth David. You feel your way around a dish, and it makes for better eating. ” – Fiona Stocker… Read more

Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken

Ingredients 1 2.25kg chicken – Mt Roland Free Range Eggs 1 tablespoon garlic paste (about 2 small cloves of garlic, grated on microplane grater) – Tasmanian Natural Garlic & Tomatoes, Old School Farm 1 tablespoon minced rosemary – Plants Direct Tasmania 2 tablespoons minced thyme – Plants Direct Tasmania 3 tablespoons minced chives – Plants Direct Tasmania… Read more

Griddled asparagus, goats cheese and herb oil toast

250g asparagus Headlam Farm Tasmanian Fresh Asparagus  Olive oil for rubbing/drizzling Coronea Grove, Lentara Grove, Mt Direction Olives, Village Olive Grove 2 large slices sourdough bread Apiece, Manubread, Sandy’s Sourdough 1 large garlic clove, sliced in half Tasmanian Natural Garlic and Tomatoes, Old School Farm 75g soft rindless goat’s cheese Robur Farm Goat Dairy Small… Read more

Honey and Apple Tea Cakes

At Harvest Launceston the apples are delicious at this time of the year.  Why not team some up with some Tasmanian Honey and locally-made vanilla bean ice cream for this perfect Spring dessert! INGREDIENTS 180g butter, at room temperature (Tasmanian Butter Co) 2/3 cup caster sugar (150g) 3 eggs (Mt Roland Free Range Eggs) 1/4… Read more

Honey-roasted pumpkin, borlotti bean, broccolini and hazelnut salad

Pumpkin roasted with honey and rosemary is a delicious combination of flavours, with seasonal greens, leaves and hazelnuts to match. Try adding some freshly blanched and peeled broad beans to the mix for their vibrant green colour, creamy texture and subtle nutty flavour. Source: www.sbs.com.au Recipe from Superlegumes: Eat Your Way to Great Health by… Read more

Hot Smoked Salmon, Asparagus and Poached Egg on Toasted Ciabatta

  New season asparagus served with hot smoked salmon and egg – a perfect combination for a spring breakfast or lunch. Source: www.fromthekitchen.co.nz Ingredients Toasted ciabatta (Apiece, Manubread) Aioli (alternatively use soft goat cheese from Southern Sky Cheese Company) Steamed asparagus (Headlam Farm Tasmanian Fresh Asparagus, Newry Farm Asparagus) Hot smoked salmon (41° South Tasmania)… Read more

gulai kambing - photo Armelle Habib

Indonesian Lamb Curry (gulai kambing)

Source: www.sbs.com.au, Feast Magazine, Issue 14, p75 Recipe by Susilowati Primo Ingredients 1.5kg lamb shoulder, bone in, cut into 4 cm pieces (Braefield Prime Lamb, Mount Gnomon Farm, Rumdoodle Farm) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cardamom pods 3 cloves 1 cinnamon quill 5cm-piece galangal, grated 2 lemongrass stalks, bruised (Brocklands, Laos Fresh Farm) 3 kaffir… Read more

Minted Lamb Leg

Delicious roast lamb served with fresh seasonal asparagus. Source: www.donnahay.com.au Ingredients ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil (Coronea Grove Olives, Lentara Grove, Mt Direction Olives, Village Olive Grove) ⅓ cup (80ml) malt vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 bunch round mint, leaves picked and chopped (Laos Fresh Farm, Plants Direct Tasmania, Steve’s Vegies) 1.5kg lamb leg, bone… Read more

Minted Roast Lamb Leg on a Bed of Asparagus

Delicious minted roast lamb leg served on a bed of fresh seasonal asparagus. Source: www.donnahay.com.au Ingredients ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil (Coronea Grove Olives, Lentara Grove, Village Olive Grove) ⅓ cup (80ml) malt vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 bunch round mint, leaves picked and chopped (Laos Fresh Farm, Plants Direct Tasmania, Thirlstane) 1.5kg lamb leg,… Read more

No-recipe Granola

A no-recipe recipe! The genius with this is that once you have the ratio of dry to wet ingredients, you can change the volume and ingredients as they become available. Freeze dried blueberries will give you a tangy hit all year around but you can use the seasonal berries, currants and stone fruits as they… Read more

Pecorino, Thyme and Garlic Sourdough Crumb

A versatile and tasty crumb mix that you can toss through pasta, vegetables, or use it to coat chicken or fish. Source: www.lifestylefood.com.au Recipe by Donna Hay from Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Ingredients 300g sourdough bread, roughly chopped (Apiece, Manubread, Sandy’s Sourdough) 1 cup (80g) finely grated pecorino (Southern Sky Cheese Company) 1 teaspoon… Read more

Persian Lamb Meatballs

Based on recipe from Sabrina Ghayour’s Persian Lamb Meatballs Source: www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk Full-of-flavour meatballs, also known as koofteh berenji, are made with lots of fresh herbs and spices, best served with flatbreads and natural yoghurt. Ingredients 150g basmati rice + 100g yellow split peas (or substitute rice or split peas with lentils from The Grain Family)… Read more

Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Shallots, Poached Pears, and Blue Cheese

Source: theeverygirl.com Ingredients 1.5 pounds pork tenderloin (Langdale Farm, Mount Gnomon Farm) 2 Bosc pears (2 cups once diced) (Lees Orchard, Windara Orchard) 2 medium shallots (1 cup once sliced) (Laos Fresh Farm, Steve’s Vegies) 1 tablespoon salted butter (Tasmanian Butter Co.) 1/2 teaspoon salt (Tasman Sea Salt) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 cups white… Read more

Roast Beetroot Soup with a Persian Feta and Walnut Crouton

Winter may be over but it’s still perfect weather for a delicious, seasonally inspired, roast beetroot soup.  Put some beetroots and fetta on your shopping list and give this one a try! Source: merci-mama.com Ingredients 4 beetroot (Steve’s Vegies) 1 medium carrot, finely diced (Richmond Farms) 1 onion, finely diced (Laos Fresh Farm) 1 celery… Read more

Roast flathead with asparagus and sauce vierge

We are in for a beautiful weekend, so here is a recipe that has been adapted from Gourmet Traveller. It’s a fresh and seasonal option that would pair beautifully with a cider from Lost Pippin or Brady’s Lookout. With Effervescence Tasmania just around the corner, a glass of Tasmanian bubbles would be an excellent companion.… Read more

Roast Vegetable Bubble and Squeak

This simple bubble and squeak recipe is a perfect reason to add a few extra veggies to your next roast dinner. Source: www.goodfood.com.au Ingredients 600g mixed roast vegetables (like potatoes, sweet potato, pumpkin/squash) (Erinvale Farm Potatoes, Mooreville Gardens, Seven Springs Farm) 185g chopped cooked green vegetables (like brussels sprouts, peas, beans) (Laos Fresh Farm, Steve’s Vegies)… Read more

Saffron Honey Lassi Recipe

It’s going to be a beautifully hot weekend so try something different and refreshing, a traditional Indian drink called lassi. This version is very Tasmanian with the inclusion of our delicious honey, local saffron (available and freeze-dried blueberries. Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads Tas-Saff 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, honey Honey Tasmania,… Read more

Salted Honey and Apple Tarte Tatin

Have you thought about adding a pinch of salt to your sweet desserts? This Donna Hay twist on a classic tarte tatin, is a delicious treat for Sunday lunch. Ingredients 100G butter, chopped Tasmanian Butter Co. ½ CUP (175G) honey, plus extra to serve Honey Tasmania, West Bee Honey 800G/6 medium Granny Smith Apples, peeled… Read more

Seared scallops with wasabi ginger butter

As the weather warms up, here is a fast, fresh, flavoursome dish to enjoy. Serve with a crisp seasonal salad and a glass of Brady’s Lookout Cider Ingredients 5 wasabi leaves, plus a 2″-piece wasabi root, peeled and thinly sliced Shima Wasabi 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened Tasmanian Butter Co. 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice… Read more

Sesame roasted asparagus, egg and bacon salad.

This weekend we welcome Devita Davison of Change Food, to Launceston and to our market. Her ethos is centred around championing local food and creating strong food systems that value, support and serve the community. You can listen to Devita speak on Monday 20th at UTAS, School of Architecture and Design, Invermay. More information here.… Read more

Spring Salad with Asparagus, Goat Cheese, Lemon and Hazelnuts

Source: www.prouditaliancook.com Ingredients 1 bunch of asparagus, on the thin side but thick enough to cut in half lengthwise (Headlam Farm Tasmanian Fresh Asparagus, Newry Farm Asparagus) 1 cup fresh peas, or frozen and defrosted (or other seasonal vegetables of your choice) ½ cup of cooked and prepped fava beans, you could use frozen defrosted… Read more

Whisky and hazelnut affogato

1 litre of your favourite gelato (for example vanilla bean, chocolate or gianduja) Della Valle Gelato 120 ml Tasmanian whisky  50 gm (1/3 cup)hazelnuts, roasted, peeled and halved Hazelbrae Hazelnuts 1 tbsp finely ground coffee beans Ritual Coffee, Provenance Coffee Co. 6 shots of freshly brewed espresso Ritual Coffee, Provenance Coffee Co.   Scoop ice-cream into small bowls or… Read more

Willie’s fish pie

Ingredients 250g Smoked salmon 41º South Salmon and Ginseng Farm 375g stargazer fillet (or similar) Georgetown Seafoods 1kg potatoes (Red Norland or similar) Erinvale Farm Olive oil Coronea Grove Olives, Lentara Grove Olives, Mt Direction Olives,  Butter Tasmanian Butter Co. Cheddar cheese Elgaar Farm, Southern Sky Cheese Company Cream Elgaar Farm, 3 hard-boiled eggs Mt Roland Free Range Eggs, Mooreville… Read more