Recipes from the chef's kitchen
Lemon Aspen and Honey Dressing by Mitch Collins Ingredients:75g Dijon mustard 75g Honey 50g Good quality apple cider vinegar 5-10g of Noosa Natives Lemon Aspen powder 200ml Grapeseed oilSalt Method: Combine mustard, honey and vinegar in a tall jug or bowl and blend using a stick blender Add the lemon aspen powder and incorporate Slowly add the grapes oil while still blending with the stick blender so the mixture doesn't split Season with salt and transfer to a container to store in the fridge until needed. @instagram.com/mitch_collins_cooking space space Lemon Aspen cheesecake with passionfruit coulis and almond crumb by Mitch Collins...
Bush Lemon Aspen Tartlets by Indigenous Chef Dale Chapman
Dale Chapman is an Indigenous woman born in Dirranbandi in south west Queensland on Yuwaalaraay and Kooma tribal lands. She has lived and worked on Gubbi Gubbi land, known as the Sunshine Coast, since 1976. Dale's totem, emu, is passed on to her through her father's family and the possum through her mother’s family. Regarded as a leader in her field, Aunty Dale is the founder of My Dilly Bag, a celebrated and award-winning chef, cookbook author, public speaker, television personality, and lecturer. Noosa Natives were honoured to have her here to cook one of her own recipes, Bush Lemon...
Our healthy farm-style
We love our land, our soil, our fresh rainwater. The creatures that dwell within, and the native animals and birds that visit us. Our farming and gardening style reflects the natural world.. the way mother earth loves it. We use organic practices and create an environment that makes our trees feel at home. We use sustainable practices utilising gravity fed water systems, solar energy, worm juice, free-range animal poo.
Our story really started when Nicole drove herself to the Emergency Department late one night. She had just been told that she had a rare condition in her right eye called Acute Retinal Necrosis (VZV). This meant that her retina in her right eye was deteriorating quickly and that it could spread to her left eye leaving her blind. Paul was on his way there. He was also concerned about their new pregnancy. After weeks of treatment, and unfortunate loss of Paul and Nicole’s pregnancy, Nicole was left with very limited eyesight in her right eye. This led to...