Wednesday, 16 November 2011

# Adelaide Central Market Watch #38

Fruit and Veg

The wild asparagus at Stall 69 is incredibly good. Grown on the tributaries of the Murray River, the season is short lived so buy it now. The apsaragus is sold by weight for $20 kg. Also check out their fresh salad onions on the stem for $3.99 bunch, local garlic for $2.50 per 100gms and ripe custard apples for $6.99 kg. 500gm bags of certified organic almonds in the shell from Willunga are $7.50, fresh tumeric is $25 kg and Katham Springs bio-dynamic eggs from Kangaroo Island are $7.50 per doz for the 50 gm size. All at Central Organics, S72. Go to McMahons ,S47, for tomatoes this week. Look for 'Stefan's Choice' for $3.99 kg and punnets of the baby cherry tomatoes are two for $5. Michael's, S53 has great prices on stone fruit. White and yellow nectarines and apricots are all $5 kg, mangoes are 3 for $5, Nth Qld bananas are also $5 kg. SA grown strawberries are $3 for 500 gm punnets.

Meat and poultry

As Christmas decorations pop up, so do the gourmet goodies for the season.

Go to Barossa Fine Foods, S60 to buy their duck terrine for $22.99 kg, truffled pate is $7.50 per block and the real McCoy SA made fritz is $9.99 kg. Feast@the Market, S15, has the latest Saskia Beer treat. Saskia is making traditional English pork terrines encased in pastry and tasting of a hint of juniper, thyme and citrus peel. The 3kg terrines will feed an army and cost $99 each.


Franjo at Zedz, S2, has invented a superb summer breakfast that can be eaten anytime. The granola includes oats, pepitas, sesame seeds, goji berries, sultannas and cinnamon and is baked until crunchy in maple syrup and served with thick Greek yoghurt, fresh berries and sprigs of fresh mint. $9.90. Look for his jars of marmalade and caramelised onion jams for $6 each.

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