The Rocks Markets is celebrating local Australian ingredients, showcasing a variety of unique and native foodie experiences for all food connoisseurs to enjoy. Sample native and traditional dishes with ingredients sourced from around Australia. From bespoke creations and twists on classic dishes to innovative cooking demonstrations, The Rocks Markets is the perfect location to welcome the warmer weather and let the tastebuds do the exploring.
Uncover native and traditional food uses that have been around for thousands of years through a guided 60-minute Indigiearth Cooking Demonstration at The Rocks Markets. The Aboriginal-owned and operated company will demonstrate traditional food uses, followed by tasting and samples for visitors to enjoy.
Explore new and exciting flavours at the Edible Bug Shop, a live and interactive demonstration and taste-test workshop on entomophagy – the human use of insects as food. The Rocks Markets guests can discover how farmed Australian insects can be mixed with native ingredients to deliver edible and delicious dishes like macadamia and mealworm rocky road, or finger lime and chilli cricket stir-fry!
There will be plenty of other native treats on offer at the markets, with a selection of goodies to be tried, tested and enjoyed. Lokma-nia, known for their traditional Turkish lokma treats, has a tempting variety of new toppings to taste throughout September, including a wattle seed and macadamia, and Quandong sauces.
Cheriss, known for its delicious and original kombucha, will be sharing an Aboriginal version of the popular drink, with bush flavours sourced direct from an Aboriginal community.
While Chocolate 5018 have created a white chocolate bar, topped with native lemon myrtle and strawberry.
Danieli BBQ Skewers will tantalize your tastebuds with kangaroo fillets and crocodile skewers and much more. Pick your combination of 2 skewers and enjoy with mixed leaf salad.
Over at the Ervas stall, they will be delivering something extra special with their gumbi gumbi mocktail.
Mini Monet Cupcake Company have travelled all the way to the Far North Coast of NSW to hand pick a selection of Finger Limes for its latest Indigenous cake creation; 'The Indigenous Vegan Finger Lime Cake'.
Continue the food tour to Sacred Seed Food Co who will be selling black sesame and Australian bush honey glazed halloumi trangles with organic hemp seed salad and slaw, dill tzatiki topped with hand cut chips all wrapped up in a pita.
Once you have finished your edible adventure explore locally designed fashion, jewellery, homewares and art.
Find out more native-themed food and drinks being served up this September.