Wednesday, 2 November 2011

#Adelaide CentralMarket Watch #36

Fruit and Veg

At last, local garlic is back. Michael's, S53, has fresh and spicy garlics heads from Robinvale for $2.50 each. Look for the purple-cream skin and try roasting them whole. Con's, S52 has great deals on mangoes, three for $5, 3kg bags of navel oranges are $4, fresh local asparagus bunches $2 each and crunchy broccoli is $2kg. Mandarins are still a great price for $3 kg, whole cauliflower and whole cabbages $1.50 each, packham pears and granny smith apples both $2kg at Thompsons, S26/27.


The range of local game at Wild Oz, S55, is vast. Fresh goat fillet is $34.99, goat leg roasts are $16.99kg and rabbits from the wild are $13.99kg. Feast Fine Foods, S15, winner of the 2011 Sausage King Awards, has its award winning sausages in store. Chicken-thigh with chilli and lime and the spicy chorizo are both $13.99 kg.

Sevenhill, S75, is introducing the San Jose Smallgoods range to tempt lovers of authentic Italian, Spanish and Portuguese smallgoods. For starters try San Jose prosciutto $49kg and Spanish style- smoked and aged chorizo $35 kg.


Chocolate and macacdamia nut dip (delicious with strawberries and in tart shells) is $30kg at Jaggers, S38. Toast up the Irish Brac fruit loaf from Dough, S45. The sour dough bread is made with barley, malt, molasses, cranberries, raisins, sultanas, currants and cinnamon. It's a real hint of Christmas. $8.50 each.

Special (non-edible)

Paul Bulley's family opened the Photoco Camera House, WR5, in 1967. The store is now famous in photography circles for its window display of retro camera equipment and trades 2nd hand equipment around the world. Monday's are sale day at the $4.99 bargain table.

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