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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

# Adelaide Central Market Watch #19

There is big value is in citrus this week with fantastic quality, abundant varietal choices and good prices.


FRUIT & VEG
Bumper mandarin crops means smaller fruit on the tree but great value and selling at many stalls for $2.50 kg. Navel oranges are $3.99 and lemons are four for $2 at Aubergines S57. Misty gem passion fruit are loaded with pulp, three for $2 , Albanese silver beet $3.60 bunch, fresh Jerusalem artichoke $1.79 kg and 250gm pun nets of sweet yellow cherry tomatoes from Murray Bridge and try their free range eggs from Clare Valley $5.99 dozen, all from House of Organics S34/35. Tasmanian truffles are in season until August and their quality rivals the famed Perigords. Visit Marco at S68 or follow CookThisTV on Facebook.

Lucias Fine Foods (Photo courtesy Lara Cameron-Smith)

SevenHill Fine Foods (Photo courtesy Lara Cameron-Smith)

Taste of Marakech (Photo courtesy Lara Cameron-Smith)

Fresh truffles (Photo courtesy Lara Cameron-Smith)

more truffles (Photo courtesy Lara Cameron-Smith)

GOURMET
Kate's Patisserie S50 has the Afghan tandoori naans two bags for $5 and the Lebanese pita bread for $1.50 per bag of six.
Kolophon caper berries are the rage. The berries come pickled with Murray River salt $12.95 for 150gm jars, as caper seasoning where the used pickling salts are mixed with dried capers $9.95 for 40gm jars , also as a powder and as nibbles. Gourmet to Go S42 and Jagger S38

MEAT AND POULTRY
Go to Feast@the Market for certified organic milk-fed lamb and Coorong angus beef cheeks. The 6-8 week old Suffolk meat is lean, pale and tender $20.99kg and all cuts are available. The trimmed beef cheeks are perfect for slow cooking and cost $19.99kg.
Vegas Poultry ,S62 has Inglewood certified chickens, whole only for $14.99kg. Economy short-back bacon $8.95kg from Con's S18/19.

SPECIAL
Peru Cafe Femenino coffee from The Grind S14, is organic and Fair Trade certified, the latter meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a "fair" or economically sustainable price. Cafe Femenino is an organization that supports women farmers and their families in coffee growing communities $11 for 250gms. Rich, deep aroma with a hint of chocolate.
 

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