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Journal

Lemon Time June 01 2017

Lemon season is in full swing! In Australia, this staple winter fruit is at its peak from June to August, and that is when we see box after box of citrus, and particularly lemons, arrive at the Picklery for trading. This month we begin our celebration of our favourite citrus, the lemon.


Eating with Seasons May 04 2017

At Cornersmith seasonal eating is one of our most important values. We highlight the best of the season on our menus, teach our students how cook with seasonal produce in our workshops and stock our shelves full of seasonal preserved goods to be enjoyed later in the year. We want to share with you why.


Food Waste in Your Kitchen March 30 2017

Food waste is an increasingly pressing problem in the world and the cause of this is our estranged relationship with food. We are buying more food per household than ever before, but conversely we're cooking less. Statistically, this means we are buying five bags of groceries each week and throwing one straight into the bin.

Cornersmith Community March 03 2017

We opened our business five years ago, not just as a place to eat great food and drink coffee, but as a place to share our commitment and philosophy on good food, education and community

 


Love your Guts February 02 2017

From kimchi to kombucha, fermented foods and beverages have always been part of the Cornersmith kitchens. For those of you who want to understand what fermenting is all about and how to incorporate it in your diet, here are a few tips!


Celebrating, Eating, and Preserving Tomatoes December 23 2016

It’s high summer and a new year, and at Cornersmith that means Tomatoes! Tomatoes on our menus, tomatoes in our jars and Tomato Day workshops!


Planning for a sustainable Christmas November 23 2016

The festive season is coming and we’re looking forward to eating, drinking, giving gifts and having some down time with the people we love. While you’re planning your celebrations it’s important to make thoughtful decisions about what you serve on your table and place under your tree.