Well it’s Australia Day – and there is one thing that is synonymous with Australia Day (and Tony Abbott in a pair of smugglers at the beach is not it). No, for most, Australia Day means cranking up the BBQ, slamming down some (hopefully organic) snags and enjoying a glass or two of vino to celebrate how lucky we are.
If you want to turn your fiesta into something a bit more special this year, we have a fantastic recipe generously shared by the girls at Sustainable Table – a gorgeous summer salad to go with your lamb chops and snags, and great for any vegetarian friends you may be entertaining.
Sustainable Table is a non-profit organisation we will admit to having a big crush on. They are doing some incredible work in helping consumers, businesses, and producers understand why a sustainable approach to the way we grow, purchase and eat our food is essential. They have developed a stunning cookbook (above) featuring a mix of foodies, home cooks and high profile chefs that are passionate about sustainable produce and cooking. Contributors include the amazing Annie Smithers and Matt Wilkinson to name just a couple. Not only will you impress all your friends with your incredible culinary skills with this cookbook, the proceeds of all sales support their ongoing work including development projects in Kenya and China, so you can feel super good too!
We’ll be chatting to the girls about how we can implement some of their tips into our daily lives in a later edition of the blog, but for now, do your self a favour and head on over to their website www.sustainabletable.org.au to find out more. After checking out their recipe below, you’ll want to pick up a copy of their cookbook while you are there!