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Join us in reducing Plastic Use and Single Use this July. Each Friday we will focus on 1 of the BIG 4 single use plastic items that are easy to replace with a Reusable item. The aim is to assist and show you how easy it can be to minimise plastic and single use waste while shopping at The Beaches Market. Join us for 1 week or all 4 weeks! Week 1, Friday 6th July: Bags – Single Use Plastic Bags will no longer be…Continue Reading “Plastic Free July…and onwards”

This story began in 1983 when the Clinch family bought 3000 acres in Barraba north of Tamworth and called it ‘Blue Hills’. “I grew up on the farm just like most country kids, collecting our own ego, weeding the veggie garden and milking the cows” says Ben Clinch. The family hadn’t thought of selling their meat before they dined out on nondescript grain fed steak in one of Sydney’s best restaurants. “We had better steaks sitting in our fridge at home” says Ben. And so…Continue Reading “The Free Range Butcher”

Ben Lockett served his apprenticeship in the Blue Mountains in Blackheath at the famous Vulcans Restaurant, under he stewardship of seminal chef Phillip Searle. The city called and Ben soon found himself working under Matt Moran at Aria before moving into private catering all across Sydney. For one of his gigs he made nougat… everybody loved it… Nougat Royale was born. “It didn’t just happen overnight, there was a lot of trial and error involved, just ask my friends, I tried every new recipe on…Continue Reading “Nougat Royale”