A s the season begins to change, somewhat, in Canberra we are seeing more of you walking the dog, out at the oval (avoiding muddy patches) and in store, looking for ingredients for meals that are lighter, easy to cook so you can spend more time outdoors as the temperature rises.
We have been asking in […]
C omfort food season – it has officially begun!
One month into Winter and snap has been cold, icy this week as we drop into the below zero temps & so much snow falling on the Brindies. Winter definitely came early! There is one thing we know, as the temperature drops outside – we get excited for […]
G rowing up in Canberra as a kid – the week or weekend was not complete without sport. I am sure each of us growing up in this Region have had some involvement in sport – be that football, soccer, hockey, running, athletics, swimming, basketball, netball, etc.
For me that sport was Soccer.
Playing at school and in […]
W e chat ALOT about what is for dinner – that very question was what inspired our CULINARY CBR series to begin with it. What started as featuring our local producers has transformed into being so much more. It is now evolving into a local series by locals including local producers, chefs, makers & our team here […]
I n just six weeks time, Stage 2 of our Cook Shops Mural & Urban Garden Project will begin!
Excited may be understatement around here, as we go through the final planning stages for the Garden Stage of the project. Two years ago we applied for funding with ACT Government Creative Endeavour Program to have the current […]
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. […]