H appy New Year Cook!
Has it been a gentle one for you or intermittently wild? Similar to the storm cells we have had passing over Canberra this month. Wow – Mother Nature is keeping us on our toes! We lost power in the storm recently which put us into monitor mode for all our fridges, we […]
O ur store is buzzing with Christmas Fever – the tree is up and there is a feast of Christmas specialities underneath it that we only see round this time of the year.
As we see your faces in store, everyone is telling us they are really looking forward to the pace slowing down & begin […]
In our garden every year we grow Globe Artichokes. It is our little family tradition.
Artichokes are the perfect vegetable to grow. They reappear year after year, with hardly much effort. Stef’s Mum separates the bulbs when they get too cluttered, replanting them (for more artichokes) or giving them away to friends & neighbours.
They ripen usually […]
I s it Spring, Winter, Summer? And how much rain is too much rain!
All we know is when it does stop raining and the sun does come out for longer than two days – our local’s vegetable gardens are going to begin bursting with tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, herbs, fruit and so much green foliage you won’t […]
W armer weather just makes you want to fire up the BBQ and be outside. The season has begun!
September has had most of our community, at home in lockdown all month long – possibly eating and creating more recipes than we usually do. We have seen so many of you, instore for your essential grocery shop. […]
W ay back in 2008 we started some big changes to our store with having 14 solar panels installed to help support our electricity supply.
Our grocery store here in Cook has ALOT of output with our fridges and freezers to make sure everything stays at the perfect temp 24/7. It made perfect sense for us to […]
Our Region is surrounded by some very talented artisans. Every year we welcome our Local & Regional Producers into our store with delicious, fine foods and beverages. Yass Region is brimming with produce and not just the wine & wool kind, it is a region to watch over the coming years.
We are excited to Welcome […]
A fter dinner comes dessert!
Many of you come in store to grab all the ingredients for dinner and then instantly search for that little something sweet – be it “just because”, a birthday party, special dinner (when we can) or for the love of cake. Which gave us inspiration for our next recipe release.
Right now our […]
A sense of community can be found in a variety of places. Your community may be your family, your workplace, people who share similar interests, your online friends, even your local grocer.
Canberra’s very own multi-platinum performer, Timomatic has joined forces with Carrie-Ann Leeson, CEO of Lifeline Canberra, and Francis Owusu, CEO and Founder of Kulture Break […]
W e have been asking in store this month – How do you enjoy your winter time here in Canberra?
Wintertime 2021 in Canberra has been the wettest we have experienced for a long time. Not to mention the ice cold chill in the air in July, as the Snowy Mountains do what they do best – […]