We also had a wonderful food share and work shop at the Mulch Pit back in November for Eat Local, Feed Global Oxfam campaign that highlights the craziness of our food systems and how eating local can help others further away!.
The night was a beautiful twighlight evening and raised money for a great cause and let us share some food and recipes at the same time as show casing the origins of the food- in the gardens!
There was a local food dish bring a dish competition which GULP NT (Bhavini and Emma) were the judges of. It was hard to judge because all the dishes were so excellent.
We loved the use of local eggs in the great frittata style dishes and will be popping some recipes like this on line and in the book-
There were also some amazing curries and of particular note was one that used entirely plants from the garden as the paste – lemon grass, Thai basil, kaffir lime leaves, limes and I think even the green paw paw (the main ingredient) was local and the coconut milk. This was made by Sonya and we decided took the prize- a fair trade food package with local harvest! (Fiona Left, Emma- GULP- right)
Louise also made a great curry, but someone at the market had made the paste for her (mainly local though)
And Lucy’s salad was quite remarkable, the use a typical savoury root veg. (sweet potato) with pineapple, coconut and herbs and a splash of oil. Delicious!
A wonderful evening of many in The Mulch Pit…
Below are picture of people explaining their dishes (or eggs)