Finding and sharing food sources in your city

Interview with Urban Tucker Woman

Francesca’s Chilli Oil

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Ingredients 2 x homegrown dried chillies (Francesca uses the ‘Seven Brothers’ variety) Good quality olive oil (however much you need to fill the jar or bottle you are using). Method Pick a heap of fresh chillies from your backyard ‘Seven Brother’s chilli plant (pick as many as you wish depending on how many jars /bottles […]

Fig Dessert with Limoncello

Fig Heaven - one of the most delicious desserts you will ever eat!

  Ingredients 12 fresh figs, halved 1 teaspoon raw sugar 1 table-spoon raw honey ½ cup of flaked almonds (or nuts of choice) 100ml limoncello 1 cup (tub) of crème fraiche       Method Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking tray with baking paper & place figs (cut side up) on tray In small […]

Grapefruit Marmalade (Mum’s best & easiest!)

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This is the best!  Even people who don’t like grapefruit marmalade fall in love with this one! The wonderful thing about this recipe is that you can use any quantity of fruit – you just match it with the recommended quantities of water and sugar. I love it on warm toast with butter and sprinkled […]

Porridge with Mulberries & Oranges

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Ingredients Rolled oats cooked up as porridge your usual way! Fresh orange chopped to your preferred size Fresh (or frozen – I freeze heaps in season) mulberries Optional – Seeds & nuts of choice (we use sunflower, pumpkin, chia, sesame & toasted coconut flakes) Milk of your choice, we love fresh un-homogenised cows milk or, […]

Gluten Free Mulberry Cake

Gluten Free Mulberry Cake

Ingredients 6 eggs (preferably organic, free range) 1 cup sugar (I have used raw castor sugar, even tried honey) 2 ½ cups fresh or frozen mulberries (I freeze each season to enjoy all year) 2 cups almond meal ½ cup of flaked almonds Method Preheat oven to 160C. Grease tin (equivalent of 22cm round) & […]

Lemon Ice Bowl

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This is a fun way to serve a chilled dessert like fruit salad or ice cream. The bowl is made of ice and will slowly melt – but it looks fabulous and is worth the effort. You will need 2 bowls, one smaller than the other. Fill the larger bowl with water then place the […]

"Hi Caroline,
This is such a lovely idea to put to use all the produce and food that might be getting wasted. One only has to look around at trees laden with fruit, with no signs of them being picked, to know the waste. Thanks for taking the initiative and doing this, we need to spread the word and get more people to join the sharing."
 
Sherry

"Love the story. You should connect with Danielle at the Urban Co-op in Wittenoon Street East Perth."
 
Big Al