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Our markets community cookbook

16 March, 2010

The Old Bus Depot Markets community cookbook is a collection of much loved, often made, home cooked secrets that our much loved stallholders contributed their time and effort to create. We have taken a small selection from the printed recipe book and posted here on our website for your enjoyment. We hope you enjoy the personal stories of the stallholders as much as you love their recipes.

Oyster chowder – Karen Kowald

Fancy a nice hearty chowder made with two dozen South Coast Oysters? KAREN KOWALD, The Pearl Girl – long-term stallholder selling exquisite pearl jewellery shows you how…

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Creme de Menthe dessert – Rhys Aleksandric

My favourite flavour combination is chocolate and mint. My Grandmother’s ‘Grasshopper Pie’ has always put a smile on my face…

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Chorizo and white beans – Brian Loader

BRIAN LOADER, The Cheese Man – also known as The Beer Man and unrecognisable without the Greek fisherman’s hat! I have been at the Old Bus Depot Markets since its inception …

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Warm pumpkin and avocado salad – Gayle Lynch

This is a much-loved family recipe, taken from a magazine some years ago. The pumpkin and avocados complement each other perfectly and the salad is served warm with a tempting …

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Prawns in fresh coriander dressing – Wilhelmina Moggs

Here’s a colourful and tasty recipe that is so easily prepared that it makes even the inept appear competent and confident in the kitchen…

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What's on

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    Themed Sunday: Multicultural Sunday

    On the first Sunday of the month we add a touch of international 'flavour' to the markets with speciality stallholders here with a range of goodies for Multicultural Sunday!
  • 9 Oct

    Retro Depot in October

    Everything old is new again…well back in fashion at the very least. So if you love the brights of the 60s and 70s, mid-century furniture, funky retro clothing, and macramé, this is the markets day for you.
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