If you’re missing your Australian goodies head over to the fair taking place from the 23rd September to 5th October at Isetan KLCC and Isetan Lot 10, the Fair will also run at AEON One Utama, AEON Bukit Tinggi and AEON Queensbay Mall from 23rd September to 6th October.
The selected gourmet products are produced in a clean, green and sustainable environment. The products are only available for a limited time, and many of the participating brands are family founded businesses that pride themselves on producing quality products. Take your taste buds on a culinary journey of South Australia with 24 unique brands, try raw honey, extra virgin almond oil, organic vegetables and sustainbly caught tuna.
This will be the first time these brands have arrived in Malaysia. You can enjoy a multitude of South Australian brands, from fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juice under the label Besa Juice, preserved 100% Australian fruit from Peel & Tonic, handmade pasta sauces from Lucia’s Fine Foods, divine raw honeys from Buzz Honey, and Dinko Tuna’s sustainably farmed tuna, are some of the delectable fare which await consumers at Isetan outlets.
Over at AEON, expect to see new brands such as hand-made dairy-free ice cream from Gelista, Healthy Garden’s quality range of oats, premium tomatoes and mini cucumbers by P’Petual, leafy greens with robust flavour from Rainbow Fresh, prime Australian manuka and natural honey from Novafarms, and farm-fresh almond products from Casarosa Almonds. AEON will also bring back existing favourites of Nature’s Delight range of corn chips, Zerella Fresh’s healthy potato-based products, and Healthy Heart’s popular nutritious alternatives to everyday food items.
Datuk Chef Wan curated a special recipe using Gourmet South Australian products. Check out the recipe.
Gourmet South Australia Recipe by Chef Wan
Penne Puttanesca with Pan-Seared Southern Australian Bluefin Tuna
150 gm Dinko Tuna
500 gm Lucia’s Fine Foods Premium Passata Sauce 1 tsp Buzz Honey Blue Gum Adelaide Hills Honey 300 gm Penne Pasta, boiled
6 cloves of Garlic, chopped
1⁄2 Red Capsicum, diced
1⁄2 Green Capsicum, diced
1⁄2 Yellow Capsicum, diced
1 Eggplant, diced
1 tbsp Capers
20 gm Olives, halved
2 strips of Anchovies, chopped
A handful of Thai Basil
1 cup of Water
2 tbsp Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper, to taste
- In a pan, heat half of the olive oil over medium heat and sauté garlic until fragrant. Add in red, green and yellow capsicum, and eggplant. Continue frying for 2-3 minutes.
- Next, add capers, olives and anchovies, and continue frying for 2 more minutes. Add in Lucia’s Fine Foods Premium Passata Sauce, water and Buzz Honey Blue Gum Adelaide Hills. Simmer for 20 minutes until the sauce thickens.
- Then, add in the boiled penne pasta together with Thai basil and combine until well mixed.
- In a separate pan, heat the remaining olive oil and sear Dinko Tuna (seasoned with salt and pepper), 2 minutes on each side. Once done, slice the tuna and serve on top of the penne puttanesca.
- Ready to be enjoyed!