Mushrooms on toast

Annette Kennewell
Tilba Mushrooms

Sauté fresh oyster mushrooms in a generous amount of butter. Add cracked black pepper to your taste and a little lemon juice to enhance the mushroom flavour. Serve on toast, or a bed of English spinach when in season. Great recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Can substitute Swiss Brown mushrooms for the oyster mushrooms.


Nori omelet with miso mushroom broth

Jody Vassallo, Central Tilba  

This recipe is a great way to start your day. I find if I have eggs for breakfast, I am not hungry or distracted by food until lunchtime. If you don’t have dashi, you could use a homemade stock. I use red miso in winter and lighter shiro miso in the hotter months as it is less salty. Serves 4

8 eggs
4 spring onions, sliced, plus extra … Read more »

Truffle ice cream

Fiona Kotvojs
Gulaga Gold, Dignams Creek

300 ml milk
Pinch salt
½ cup caster/pure icing sugar (not icing sugar mixture)
10 g grated truffle
2 eggs
300 ml cream

Method: 12-24 hours before making the ice cream start infusing the cream with truffle flavour. To do this, combine the cream and truffle. Refrigerate and allow to infuse for 12-24 hours. Then whisk the eggs. Combine milk, salt and sugar in … Read more »

Gulaga Organics Smoothies (with thanks to Gulaga Organics) 

Here’s what you will need (makes 1 big or 2 small): 

Cacao Smoothie: 

350 mls unsweetened almond milk
1 tbsp cacao powder
1 frozen banana
3 drops choc stevia
2 dates 

Berry Smoothie: 

350 mls coconut water
1 cup frozen blueberries
¼ frozen apple
1 frozen banana
3 drops of vanilla stevia 

Here’s what you will do: 

1. Cut fruit into 1 cm pieces.
2. Blend fruit and other ingredients in … Read more »

Honorbread Scones (with thanks to Honorbread) 

Here’s what you will need: 

1 cup of oats
2 cups of flour
40 grams of butter
1 cup (250 ml) cream
1 cup currants
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of baking powder
a few sneaky chocolate buttons
flour, to dust 

Here’s what you will do: 

1. Combine all dry ingredients and butter in a bowl. Use fingertips to rub butter into the dry ingredients until well combined. 

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Kelly’s Soupadoopa Soup (with thanks to Eastwoods of Bermagui) 

Here’s what you will need: 

1 tbsp olive oil
2 carrots, peeled and diced
2 zucchini, diced
2 sticks celery, diced
1 brown onion, finely chopped
400 grams diced tomatoes
2 cups vegetable stock
400 grams cooked brown lentils, rinsed and drained
½ cup flat-leafed parsley leaves, chopped
1 lemon, quartered
4 crusty wholegrain rolls, to serve 

Here’s what you will do: 

1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add carrots, … Read more »