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baby red lentil burger

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Recipe by Simon Bryant serves 2 Ingredients 100g (½ cup) dirt(y) baby red lentils * 30g butter 1 large golden shallot, finely sliced 20g plain flour 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon green peppercorns, crushed 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil * dirt(y) baby red lentils, grown in Yorke Peninsula,...

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dirt(y) royal baby blue lentils, zucchini, haloumi, tomato and healthy grain salad

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Recipe by Simon Bryant serves 4 as a starter Ingredients ½ cup dirt(y) royal baby blue lentils * ¼ cup quinoa seeds (not flakes)  ¼ cup amaranth** (optional) 8 zucchini or nasturtium flowers (optional) 1 each green and yellow zucchini, cut into long strips or ‘ribbons’ (use a mandolin for...

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lentil shepherd’s pie

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Recipe by Simon Bryant serves 4 Ingredients 150g dirt(y) big red bolt lentils * 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 stalks celery (including the heart), diced 1 carrot, diced 1 sprig rosemary, chopped 1 bay leaf 4 sprigs thyme, chopped 100g button or field...

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favourite things

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Quite a few secrets were revealed during Adelaide’s premium food and wine festival, Tasting Australia  2014. The festival’s Co-Creative Director – Paul Henry (Winehero) revealed a few of his secrets at  his, “A Few of My Favourite Things” lunch.  Paul revealed that among other things, he’s got a bit of...

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lentil consciousness

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A light-hearted but nevertheless, informative look at the (perhaps not so) humble lentil, by The Washington Post’s Joe Yonan (proclaimed new vegetarian); including an interesting analysis of the states of “lentil awareness,” as Yonan calls it. Scroll down for a few of Yonan’s favourite recipes. Read article

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wakame in action

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Our friend James from Destination Food, who's a bit clever in the kitchen created this secsy dish using our hand harvested dried wakame. Watch how he puts together his dish - confit prawn, wakame, purslane and bresaola. If you've never rehydrated our dried wakame this little film will show you...

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dirt(y) not dirty

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When we call our food dirt(y), we mean it’s straight from the earth with minimum interference, NOT soiled with chemicals....read about the top 10 chemical offenders on the veg list put together by health.com Read article

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organic vs local

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This article from Well and Good nyc, offers a realistic approach to shopping organic and/or local. It’s all about knowing who grew your food and how. To make an informed purchase, we agree that it's important to just get talking to your market stall holder or local green grocer and...

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dirt(y) big red bolt lentils with baked eggplant skins

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Recipe by Simon Bryant serves 4 Ingredients 250g dirt(y) big red bolt lentils * 2 medium eggplants ¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unhulled tahini 2 tablespoons Greek-style yoghurt juice and grated zest of 1 lemon salt flakes cracked pepper smoked paprika handful of flat leaf parsley,...

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falafel with hommus

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Recipe by Simon Bryant makes about 16 Ingredients - falafel 100g ((½ cup) dirt(y) kabuli chickpeas * 100g (½ cup) dirt(y) aquadulce broad beans * 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 long green chillies, seeded and chopped ½ teaspoon...

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dirt(y) your way

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get dirt(y) just the way you like it can’t see what you want in the grow box? well, to get the dirt(y) bits you do want just send us a mail and we can whip up a bespoke little parcel just for you! maybe you just fancy getting a teeny...

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