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Do you know where we live?

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localheroes_ltdTogether with Blue Mountains, Lithgow & Oberon Tourism, and in celebration of the Crossing of the Blue Mountains Bicenterary 1813-2013. authors Meryl Butterworth and Melissa Mylchreest have released the ‘Limited Edition’ version of Local Heroes – The People, The Place, The Food. An eight page section has been added to commemorate this important period of time and a decal added to mark this special edition.

Here in our own Blue Mountains communities, children have been highly involved in the Crossings celebrations through their schools. The book is a wonderful opportunity for all to capture a moment in Sydney’s history, especially for Mountains’ residents to understand the historical context of where we live.

It’s a great reason to own the special book and this month we are offering a special deal on a purchase of the Limited Edition Local Heroes Book + Cookie Tin* $50.00 save $21.00! Order online and remember FREESHIPPING for purchases over $100

*note offer valid until Limited Edition copies sold out

Kindness to Animals

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wiresBeing unkind to animals is in the news with live export and factory farming weighing heavily on the minds of many.

We have noticed a lot of cafes donate their tips jar to charity… For example our local, Dbl Ristretto (Springwood, Blue Mountains). Read More

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree!

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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree!

Here’s how to make your very own edible Christmas Tree! Watch our demo as we show you how amazingly quick and simple it is to assemble our gingerbread Christmas Tree ready for decorating.

The tree kit package contains everything required to build your very own gingerbread tree ready for decoration. Included are six prebaked gingerbread branches, foil baseboard, icing mixture, piping bag and instructions.

Included are 6 prebaked gingerbread branches, foil baseboard, icing mixture, piping bag and instructions. Made with all natural ingredients, no added colours, flavours or preservatives and are totally egg-free. They make a stunning christmas table centrepiece – decorate it to suit your theme!

XMAS SPECIAL gingerbread tree kits reduced to $26.00. That’s $10.00 off for one week only – offer ends midnight 21/11 at Gingerbread Folk’s online shop

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Child’s Play – Gingerbread House for Little Hands

Food preparation is gaining popularity amongst budding young chefs…and what better fun than building and decorating a gingerbread house? No toiling necessary with Gingerbread Folk’s ‘pre-baked’ kit of parts. Assembly is simple and components include highest quality, lightly spiced  aromatic gingerbread, foil baseboard, icing mixture, piping bag + instructions.

Made with all natural ingredients, no added colours, flavours or preservatives and totally egg-free, kits are packaged in pretty a carrybox tied with red ribbon and Christmas gift-tag. Purchase for a group activity  by email
or buy individually online (and in fine food stores nationally)

The Gingerbread Folk  House Kit offers an experience, so everyone is involved in the process of design rather than just buying a finished product. There’s a wonderful sense of satisfaction knowing “you made it yourself” Watch a demo by a clever 8 year old…

Local Heroes…new Blue Mountains foodie book

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Born of the desire to share the authors’ own experiences and delights living, eating and exploring everyday life in the spectactular Blue Mountains of NSW, Local Heroes reveals secrets, treasures and an undiscovered dimension of the special destination west of Sydney.

Follow this trail and you’ll discover our Local Heroes – the people, the places and the food of the Blue Mountains” say Meryl and Melissa, the dynamic photographer and creative director duo behind this stunning new book.

Local Heroes begins at the foothills on the western side of the Nepean River and winds its way up the Blue Mountains, stopping in at the villages that dot the landscape, to the top of Mount Victoria. Along the way, we share the region’s best coffee, the purest chocolate, masterfully produced breads and preserves as well as recipes from our favourite chefs.” say the authors.

Amongst the stories are  award winning chocolates of Josophans, sublime Nineteen23, fabulous coffee Pink Papaya and hatted Restaurant Como just to name a few – and yes Gingerbread Folk are in there too!

For more updates about the publishing date watch Local Heroes. and where can you buy this treasure? Stay tuned as it will be available as a special package at Gingerbread Folk’s online shop from November 2012. Megalong Books in Leura will also stock the book. This is a terrific gift for anyone with a soft spot for the Blue Mountains and a penchant for good food.


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DAIRY FREE COMPETITION

Dairy-free products are gaining momentum in the marketplace and the appeal goes beyond those with dairy-related intolerances and allergies. Vegans, seekers of Kosher Pareve products are all consumers choosing a dairy-free diet.
 
For a chance to WIN our exceedingly happy NEW DAIRY FREE gingerbread men SNACKPACKS, pop over to  Facebook and tell us why you think our dairy-free gingerbread should be available in your local cafes and foodie stores. Be creative as our favourite posts will WIN their own delicious delivery of dairy free gingerbread men! Yum yum!

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Dairy free Delivers

Now the gingerbread man you know and love is available as a delicious dairy free cookie! Whether you are lactose intolerant, choosing a vegan diet for health or concerned with animal welfare, these cookies can be consumed with confidence.

Gingerbread Folk started making dairy-free gingerbread for their vegan friends back in 2003…Over the years, demand for these cookies has increased and we are now delighted to offer regular and chocolate DAIRY FREE gingerbread. Available at our online shop in valuepacks of 24 and snackpacks of 8….Watch out for our Facebook comp starting next week where you can WIN a selection yummy dairy free goodies.

…And don’t forget, if you’re heading to MasterChef LIVE this weekend, be one of the first to try our new dairy free gingerbread on sale near the DIY gingerbread masterclass with Adriano Zumbo’ (early morning Sat 6th Oct)