on Thursday, 21 August 2014. Posted in Bits and Pieces


All Dads deserve to be spoiled every day, but the one day of the year when we can count on it actually happening is Father's Day. Find everything you need to treat Dad this Father’s Day at the Markets!

We have you covered with a fantastic range of gifts and dining experiences that will let you ...

Guilt-free Winter Salads

on Monday, 07 July 2014. Posted in Recipes, Bits and Pieces

Think warm, textured salads that don’t leave you day dreaming about those carb-loaded meals we often crave during Canberra’s colder months

Guilt-free Winter Salads

When foodies across Australia think of salads, a light Summery number usually comes to mind. Nothing says summer like a crunchy bowl of cos lettuce, bright red cherry tomatoes, chilled cucumber and a zesty vinaigrette. But just because the temperature has dropped a little (alas, a lot) in our ...

Thai Green Fish Curry

on Thursday, 26 June 2014. Posted in Recipes

Thai Green Fish Curry

Andrew and Emelia made history when they appeared on the popular TV show My Kitchen Rules as the ACT’s very first couple in the competition. The couple have a real passion for our Nation’s Capital and its food and they are on a mission to show everyone just how ‘awesome’ Canberra is.


Introducing lupin; the world’s newest super food

on Friday, 06 June 2014.

Introducing lupin; the world’s newest super food

You might already know lupin as the colourful ornamental flower that spreads like wild fire- but growing research is beginning to show that the health benefits linked to this lovely legume may launch this humble crop into the spot light.

Lupin is fast becoming the talk of the town, with recent ...

Cook up a storm for mum!

on Friday, 02 May 2014. Posted in Bits and Pieces

Cook up a storm for mum!

Treat mum to something different this Mother’s day and show her you love her by cooking a special meal. Head down to the markets and pick up a variety of fresh ingredients such as beautiful free range eggs, organic bacon, freshly baked bread and an accompaniment of seasonal produce such as ...

Heavenly Wholegrains

on Tuesday, 08 April 2014. Posted in Bits and Pieces


In a recent excursion to Book Passion at the markets, So Fresh came across a copy of “Cooking with Wholefoods” by Ross Dobson, a beautiful cookbook filled with recipes from all around the world and featuring some of life’s most basic staple foods - whole grains.

We’re sure many of you ...

Up Close and Personal with Jamie Oliver

on Tuesday, 25 March 2014. Posted in Bits and Pieces


As many of our shoppers and local Canberran's will know, Belconnen Markets have been campaigning hard to bring the next Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food Centre to Canberra.

On Sunday 23rd March, we flew up to Sydney to participate in a day of events as hosted by The Good Foundation in the lead up ...