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Koji is a cultured rice that has been around for centuries. It is the base ingredient for well known fermented products such as Sake, Soy Sauce and Miso. Meru Miso's Koji grains are cultured with a special microscopic fungus called Aspergillus Oryzae which is grown in Tasmania. Meru Miso are one of only a handful of Miso houses in the world to still grow their own spores for making Koji. The best quality rice is used to grow Koji. They inoculate warm, steamed grains of rice with the fungus and then tend to it for the next 48 hours while the fungus spreads over the entire grain bed. By the time it's finished, the mycelia (fungus roots) have spread so thickly that the rice is now held together in a thick mat about 5cms thick. You can use Koji to make Amazake, Miso, Sake and so much more. You can even steam it and serve it as an alternative to rice. It has a delicate sweetness and will be sure to take your taste buds on an adventure.
To read more about this product visit the Meru Misowebsite here.
Quality stock products are the foundation of quality sauces and dishes. Due to the length of time required to produce true stocks, inferior highly processed stocks are more than often used in everyday cooking. Bowles aims to help lovers of food and cooking by providing them with fine stock products created without compromise. The refined stocks and sauces created by Bowles are all 100% pure, fresh and premium. Only the freshest and quality Australian produce is selected and refined traditional French methods used to create the stock. The consistently fine quality of the stocks heightens the quality and consistency of any dishes where Bowles Jus products are used. Being such a versatile product and with so much to offer to so many dishes through its superior ability to accentuate the flavour of any dish,
Bowles is a must have for any home kitchen.
Complimentary Tasting - Boatshed Wine Loft
Discounts apply to products for the duration of the tasting only.
This session will be run as an informal masterclass, please arrive at 6 pm.
Renowned for innovation and the clever use of Australian native ingredients, Applewood is a craft spirit brand at the top of its game. We are thrilled to announce that Applewood creator, ‘Chief Thinker’ and distiller Brendan Carter will be joining us this Wednesday for an in-depth look at his unique Australian spirits. Passionate about both sustainability and creativity, Brendan is one of the most in-demand producers in the country. Brendan’s commitment to excellence, research and imagination set the Applewood brand apart - important in a growing sea of craft spirits. A session sure to be full of passionate discussion and fun!
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Southern Lights Gin
Northern Lights Gin
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Just arrived in store and freshly cracked! Fanticini produces small quantities of “Vacche Rosse” in their family dairy in Villa Sabbione (near Reggio Emilia), using milk from the Raggio Cigarini Farm. This “Red Cow” variety tastes like the Parmigiano Reggiano of yesteryear. The milk of the red cows is characterized by a higher butterfat content and contains more proteins. This combination allows for the production of a cheese that is better suited for a longer period of aging, requiring a minimum of 30 months, compared to the 24 month aging period of most other Parmigianos.
Its unique nutty, fruity, grassy flavor is richer than most Reggianos and its texture is somehow creamier, even though it is aged for a much longer time. Reserve it for the most special dishes, or eat it like the Italians do - chunked and drizzled with thick Balsamico.
Everything Butter is a nut and seed spread packed full of nourishing hemp, chia, sesame, sunflower, flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds with peanuts and almonds. It’s crunchy, wholesome and 100% delicious. There’s nothing else quite like it. Fix & Fogg are especially excited to be showcasing hemp seeds, which are super tasty and incredibly nutritious. Hemp seeds are one of the only complete sources of plant protein with a full spectrum of amino acids, they are rich in omega 3,6 & 9 and full of essential vitamins and minerals. This healthy spread works so well either sweet or savoury. Add it in smoothies, stirred into oats and also with sliced tomato on toast.
Complimentary tasting in the Loft.
The Mann name is synonymous with WA’s Swan Valley where Rob’s pioneering grandfather Jack worked a remarkable 51 consecutive vintages for Houghton. His most famous creation, the Houghton’s White Burgundy, significantly changed the wine landscape in Australia for good. Sixth generation winemaker Rob was just a boy when he joined his father – former Australian test cricketer Tony – in planting the vines on what is now the dry-grown, organically farmed Corymbia vineyard.
Both Rob and Genevieve boast impressive careers. Genevieve worked in South Africa, France, California and South Australia before moving to WA for the role of head winemaker at Howard Park. Rob was been senior winemaker at Hardy’s, then Cape Mentelle before being handpicked to take over the helm at LVMH’s Napa estate Newton.
Corymbia 2018 Chenin Blanc
Corymbia 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon
Corymbia 2017 Tempranillo, Malbec, Cabernet
New to our grocery department - Activated Charcoal, Brown Rice & Beetroot rice paper rolls from Mrs Tran's Kitchen. Made from 100% natural rice paper, with no chemical whiteners or strengtheners. Great care has been taken to ensure the ingredients sourced have been done so responsibly. Uses these tasty new flavours in a range of deliciously healthy rice paper rolls.
We are now stocking the range of stock from San Elk Artisan Stock. This is made in Australia, using premium quality certified organic vegetables, herbs and spices. Each batch is individually hand crafted to ensure attention to detail, consistency and freshness. This stock is a simple healthy way to add extra flavour and create delicious meals the whole family will enjoy. San Elk Artisan Stock can be added to your favourite meat, fish, chicken, vegetable, pasta and curry dishes as well as soups, stews, casseroles, risottos, stir fries, pies, sauces, gravies and dips. For recipes visit their website here.
These biscuits are made the old-fashioned way, by hand, and using quality natural ingredients like pure butter, cream and farm fresh eggs. There are no premixes used, everything is made from scratch and carefully measured and mixed to produce our range of Delights. Coffee Table Delights contain no artificial preservatives or chemical additives. Everything is measured and weighed by hand, the mix checked for consistency, and the oven times and temperatures rigorously controlled by our head pastry chef. Strict quality control at every stage ensures that only products meeting their exceptionally high standards find their way to your table!
Milky almonds is a dairy milk replacement. It’s just like drinking milk with all the benefits, but without leaving you feeling bloated and sluggish. It has been condensed for you to blend with water, which means you can have fresh milk ready in only 1minute. You can drink this from the glass, add it to your cereal, bake a cake, make a smoothie, protein shake or anything you would normally use milk. it is Australian made & owned, dairy & lactose free and is full of naturally derived calcium and vitamin D! Now available in a range of different flavours like original, chocolate & strawberry from our groceries department!
Our Fishco source this very high quality grade Southern Blue Fin Tuna from the pristine waters of South Australia. It has a has a mild to medium flavour. When it comes to Japanese cuisine, Southern Bluefin Tuna comes to life. Southern Bluefin Tuna is renowned and celebrated in the world of sashimi due to its rich colour and mouth-watering flavour!
The beans used to make Atypic chocolate are sourced from farmers practising organic growing processes. These cacao beans are sorted by hand to ensure only the finest are used. Once roasted they are crushed then stone ground. The chocolate is tempered to perfection to give the glossiest shine, the perfect snap & the right texture. Atypic Artiste Chocolatiers do not just create a product; it is an art based on years of passion and experience to deliver the most beautiful chocolate.
The highly anticipated 2019 release from father & son duo Gary & Nick Farr have arrived in the Wine Loft. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Wine Loft to place your order. Free delivery applies to orders over $200 within local postcodes.
The Farr family have been carefully tending to the vineyards of Geelong since 1978, when Gary Farr started out as winemaker at Bannockburn. After multiple vintages at Domaine Dujac in Burgundy (amongst stints in California and the Rhone Valley) Gary began planting the By Farr vineyards in 1994. The wines that followed quickly established a formidable reputation. Gary’s son Nick has since taken charge, and there is no doubt that he is taking these wines forward with great conviction.
2018 Chardonnay - $89
2018 Viognier - $69
2017 Farrside Pinot Noir - $89
2017 Sangreal Pinot - $89
2016 RP Pinot - $115
2016 Tout Pres- $115
Sea grapes, also known as Umibudo, is highly regarded for its succulent appearance, refreshing taste and pleasing “pop” when you eat it. It’s a tropical aquatic vegetable that loves clean water and is very popular in Japan where it is considered a delicacy. Recommended as crunchy salad booster, snack, appetizer, canapé, antipasti or entrée. Sea Grapes are a vibrant green seaweed that owes its name to its grape-like appearance. The taste is fresh, reminiscent of cucumber with a hint of salt water. For many, seagrapes are the vegetarian alternative to caviar and it lends itself to similar applications! Now available from our Fishco!
Our Fishco now has stock of premium grade sea urchin roe. This uni has a beautifully rich ocean flavour and melt in the mouth texture comes from carefully selecting only the highest quality roe from the best sea urchins harvested by our divers from the pristine waters of Tasmania. Each piece of roe is delicately handpicked, graded and packed same day to lock in freshness and quality.
This Melbourne chocolate brand has fantastic packaging and fun flavours, plus they’re giving back to cocoa farming communities! Salivate over divine concoctions like peanut butter and jelly, strawberry hazelnut waffle, lychee and mint, whisky and smoke, and birthday cake crumb, among others. The ethical chocolate is handmade in small batches in Melbourne, wrapped up lovingly in quirky packaging and shipped off to drooling mouths across the country.