Published in Sydney Style Seekers, Winter Edition 2013
These six local Sydney producers combine culinary curiosity with a commitment to all things local. This is our pick of the produce bound to keep winter cravings at bay.
Bread & Butter Organic Pickles and Organic Onion Relish, Cornersmith
This Marrickville café-cum-providore creates pickles, jams and preserves using humble techniques and produce sourced from local farms and inner-west backyards.
$12, 314 Illawarra Rd Marrickville
Ironbark Honey and Honeycomb, Maya Sunny Honey
Regional honeymaker Maya Sunny makes sweet, golden stuff that’s worth a beesting or two. Try the sublime honeycomb.
From $8-$17, Essential Ingredient, 731-735 Darling St Rozelle
Miche Loaf, Sonoma Artisanal Sourdough Bakers
What do you get when you cross artisanal techniques with a painstaking 36 hour baking process? Heaven-sent sourdough.
$14, Harris Farm, 24-30 Springfield Avenue Potts Point
Strozza Pretti pasta, Pasta Emilia
This local producer brings the traditions of Italy’s fabled Emilia region to Surry Hills sidewalks. This hand-rolled pasta is a case in point.
$7.50, 259 Riley St Surry Hills
Natural Lager and Cloudy Cider, Young Henry’s
Young Henry’s Natural Lager owes its flavour to native herbs and spices. The craft brewer also makes cider from apples grown in Griffith.
$8, 76 Wilford St Newtown
La Tur Cheese, Formaggi Ocello
Made from a combination of sheep, cow and goat’s milk, this creamy cheese is bound to visit you in your dreams.
$16.50, 16/45 Bourke Street Surry Hills