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This week at Bathgate Farm 1 October 2016

Greens:

  • cauliflowers – traditional white and coloured varieties
  • Romanesco
  • Spigariello and kale
  • perpetual spinach and ruby chard
  • broccolini
  • brussel sprouts on the stem

Asian Greens:

  • pak choy
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Daikon

Potatoes:

  • Lady Chrystal
  • Rodeo,
  • Ranger Russet.

Roots and stems:

  • beetroot- standard and cylindra
  • mixed coloured beetroot – golden, chioggia and white
  • celeriac
  • carrots- baby orange, rainbow and purple  varieties;
  • baby fennel;
  • baby leeks
  • swedes
  • turnips

Salads

  • cos lettuce – large mid sized cos
  • frisee endives
  • bitter (Italian style) salad mix
  • lettuce mix

Other :

  •  lemons
  • rhubarb
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In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 16 November 2013

Finally new season potatoes at Albany Farmers Market this Saturday.

Potatoes

    • Norland – red skinned waxy ideal for boiling and salads;
    • Delaware – WA old favourite, general purpose.

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Stems and roots:

  • carrots – delicious sweet rainbow and nantes varieties;
  • spring onions;
  • green garlic;
  • fennel.

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Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • Perpetual spinach, ruby chard and silver beet;
  • Bitter green salad mix plus some whole radicchio, frisee, scarole and sugarloaf endives;
  • Asian vegetables – pak choi, choy sum.

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste (sorry not available, new batch soon),
  • Green Curry Paste,
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi (new batch),
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • spicy tomato sauce (new batch),
  • Harrief (sorry not available, new batch soon),
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 25 October 2013

This week new batches of preserves- Eggplant Kasaundi and Spicy Tomato Sauce. Vegetables pickings include coriander (with big roots), Tuscan kale, perpetual spinach, ruby chard, baby carrots, bitter green salad, fennel and spring onions.

Stems and roots:

  • carrots – long thin orange varieties;
  • spring onions;
  • radishes;
  • fennel.

Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • Perpetual spinach, ruby chard and silver beet;
  • Bitter green salad mix plus some whole radicchio, frisee, scarole and sugarloaf endives;
  • mache (lambs lettuce) – winter salad green with a soft succulent leaf and nutty flavour.
  • Asian vegetables – shungiku (edible chrysanthemum),
  • coriander (with huge roots for those interested in making Thai curry pastes),
  • fat hen (wild green, spinach substitute with nutty flavour),
  • sorrel.

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste,
  • Green Curry Paste,
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi (new batch),
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • spicy tomato sauce (new batch),
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 19 October 2013

At their best this week are Tuscan kale, perpetual spinach, baby carrots, bitter green salad, fennel, spring onions and coriander.

Stems and roots:

  • carrots – baby orange varieties;
  • spring onions;
  • Japanese white turnips;
  • radishes;
  • fennel;
  • baby leeks.

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Greens:

  • Tuscan kale
  • Perpetual spinach and silver beet;
  • Bitter green salad mix plus some whole frisee, scarole and sugarloaf endives;
  • mache (lambs lettuce) – winter salad green with a soft succulent leaf and nutty flavour.
  • Asian vegetables – shungiku (edible chrysanthemum) and pak choi.
  • coriander

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste,
  • Green Curry Paste,
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 24 August 2013

Spring is almost here. We have an abundance of plump fennel bulbs and lots of carrots of all colours. Last fortnight for potatoes.

Potatoes:

  • Norland – red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads. Boil up more than you need and use them later in a Spanish omelette or potato curry;
  • Ranger Russet – very floury potato developed for chipping, also perfect for roasting and jacket potatoes. Good masher, but be careful when boiling floury potatoes as they crack when over cooked.

Stems and roots:

  • new season carrots – several varieties including Amsterdam (long thin orange), nantes and purple and yellow varieties;
  • beetroot golden and standard with the tops on for all those keen juicers and smoothie makers. Beetroot tops are a delicious cooked like chard or shredded in a salad.
  • fennel ;
  • bunched young purple topped turnips;
  • radishes;
  • leeks.

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Greens:

  • Purple sprouting (purple florets with crisp, sweet green stems – lightly cook or eat raw);
  • Perpetual spinach bunches;
  • Mixed kale/collard bags;
  • Bitter green salad mix pus some whole frisee and scarole;
  • Coriander.

See our article Winter Salads for some salad making ideas.

 Fruit:

  • Argentine pumpkins – on request only.

 Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste,
  • Harrief  (hot Moroccan style chilli and roasted pepper sauce),
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi (sorry out of stock, new batch soon)
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • Spicy Tomato Sauce,
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 4 July 2013

Potatoes:

  • new variety this week is Dutch Cream – sought after yellow -fleshed waxy potato, excellent for mashing, roasting, casseroles, salads, boiling;
  • Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads),
  • Delaware (all round old favourite);
  • Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream);
  • Kipfler;
  • Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

We have a small supply of other vegetables. Be early to avoid missing out.

Stems and roots:

  • French breakfast and round red radishes
  • parsnips,
  • small beetroot in bunches.

Greens:

  • Sugar loaf cabbage,
  • Scarole and endives (can be sautéed or braised as well as used in salads),
  • Bitter salad mix – Italian style mix including frisee, scarole, radicchio, sugar loaf endive, coral and cos lettuce,
  • Other greens still in short supply.

Fruit:

  • Argentine pumpkins – on request only.

Preserves from the farm :

  • Coriander and Garlic Sauce (for marinades, basting, substitute for fresh coriander),
  • Vietnamese Curry Paste,
  • Harrief  (hot Moroccan style chilli and roasted pepper sauce),
  • Thai style Chilli Jam,
  • Red Onion and Tomato Chutney,
  • Eggplant Kasaundi,
  • Tomato Kasaundi,
  • Spicy Tomato Sauce,
  • Quince Butter and
  • Quince Jelly – classic jelly and with quince pieces.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

In season this week at Bathgate Farm – 31 May 2013

Potatoes Norland (red skinned, waxy potatoes for boiling and salads), Delaware (all round old favourite); Nicola (yellow fleshed, waxy – similar to Dutch cream); Kipfler; Royal Blue (favourite for creamy yellow mash and perfect chunky chips).

Stems and roots: parsnips, swedes, Milan purple top turnips, garlic, fennel, daikon, purple and golden beetroot..

Greens: Pak Choi, Tatsoi. Other greens still in short supply. Last minute inclusion – small picking of Tuscan kale, curly kale and collard greens.

Fruit: Argentine, potimarron and acorn pumpkins.

Preserves from the farm Green Curry Paste, Coriander and Garlic Sauce, Vietnamese Curry Paste, Harrief, Thai style Chilli Jam, Red Onion and Tomato Chutney, Eggplant Kasaundi, Tomato Kasaundi, Spicy Tomato Sauce, Quince Butter and Quince Jelly.

All available on Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at Albany Farmers Market, Collie Street, Albany. Western Australia.

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This year’s harvest of Argentine butternut pumpkins.