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Persimmons and Pomegranates - 27 March, 2014

Persimmons and Pomegranates - 27 March, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Fruit: Custard apples- an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of dietary fibre and a useful source of vitamin B6, magnesium and potassium. Select fruit that has pale green skin with a creamy colour between t...

A near miss with Jamie

A near miss with Jamie
As many of our shoppers and local Canberran's will know, Belconnen Markets have been campaigning hard to bring the next Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food Pop Up Kitchen to Canberra. On Sunday 23rd March, we flew up to Sydney to participate in a day of events as hosted by The Good Foundation in the le...

Will Jamie Oliver make it to Canberra?

Will Jamie Oliver make it to Canberra?
Last Friday 14 March, the Belconnen Markets were named the ACT finalist in Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food location search for their next cooking school! After weeks of long hours and work on our application we are over the moon to have made it this far in the nationwide search.  "There's b...

Kids in the Kitchen - Autumn Schedule

Kids in the Kitchen - Autumn Schedule
We are so excited to announce that we have added a number of spectacular kids cooking classes at the Belconnen Markets this Autumn! Kicking off with a delicious blueberry and yoghurt loaf, we will be hosting a series of classes in partnership with the lovely ladies from The Kids Pantry and will p...

fresh this week at the markets at Don's Cafe

fresh this week at the markets at Don's Cafe
Chef's specials this week Bubble and Squeak - $12.00Scrambled eggs served with sausages, bacon, potato and baby spinach set on a toasted slice of Turkish Pide. Pasta of the Day - $12.50Penne pasta with chicken, bacon, basil pesto in a light creamy sauced topped with a sprinkling of Parmesan ch...

Bring Jamie Oliver to Canberra!!

Calling on all Canberran's (and Canberra patriots) to help us bring Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food to Canberra! Please sign our online petition here to show your support Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food is conducting a nationwide search to find the next location for their  Pop Up Kitchen....

Purple Potatoes and Carrots - 27 February, 2014

Purple Potatoes and Carrots - 27 February, 2014
This week’s market basket report is brought to you by Tom’s Superfruits Vegetables: Baby Bok Choy – a good source of potassium, calcium, vitamins C, A and K. Is smaller and has a milder flavour than regular bok choy Purple carrots - a good source of fibre and vitamin A and have the added ...

Andrew and Emelia from MKR hit our stage

Andrew and Emelia from MKR hit our stage
It may have been an unfortunate series of errors that led to local couple and teammates Andrew and Emelia to be the first team to be eliminated from the uber popular My Kitchen Rules series, but this vivacious couple is back and ready to hit the stage to prove to Canberra that they really do have ...

Dapple Dandy Plums - 13 February, 2014

Dapple Dandy Plums - 13 February, 2014
This week's report bought to you by Ziggy's Garden Fresh. Fruit Dapple Dandy Plums- 75%plum, 25% apricot - a large freestone fruit. The juicy, firm flesh of the fruit is surprisingly beautiful. It’s an intense red-pink close to the skin, fading to a pale pink near the pit. It is incredibly sw...

Trip of a lifetime - A Taste of Turkey

Trip of a lifetime - A Taste of Turkey
We are delighted to announce that this coming Monday the 17th of February, the team from Worldwide Destinations in Gungahlin will be bring you a special presentation at our own Market Kitchen so that you can learn more about an exclusive trip to Turkey in 2014! Discover all of Turkeys delights on...

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