The weather’s turning autumnal, which can only mean that it’s time for deliciousness on toast. Food writer Emiko Davies puts her sweet tooth on the line as she uncovers NSW’s best jam, preserves and honey.
Andrew and Helen Ricketts run Willayoung Orchard near Young in NSW. Specialising in stonefruit, they currently have over 5,500 trees covering around eight hectares, growing peaches, apricots, cherries, plums and figs.
Local food advocate Cathy Law has recently been encouraged by a local dairy farming family’s fight to stand their ground despite the fragile state of the dairy industry. Spurred on by her passion for her local food network and the gelato she’s been entrusted to sample, she shares their story here.
Each year New South Wales’ food bowl hosts a ten day celebration of all things F.O.O.D. – Food of Orange District – and involves the producers, growers, and providers that give the region its great reputation for fine food and wine.