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A SEASON OF TRANSITION BEGINS
Autumn is a time of seasonal abundance with colourful fresh produce. It’s so easy cooking with seasonal local produce to create a wide variety of interesting meals. Meals to make you healthy, feel good and take comfort in troubling times.
Whether you’re a vegetarian, meat eater, pescatarian or someone who has to watch their diet like Coeliacs, low fodmappers, or others with food intolerance, this is a great time of the year for experimenting with tasty and nutritious home cooked meals using the Latasha’s Kitchen range of concentrated pastes, condiments, dressings and simmer sauces.
All-natural ingredients, allergen considerations
When you buy from Latasha’s Kitchen, you buy into a proud Australian story. One that owner Latasha Menon founded in 2013 after spending the decade prior running her iconic restaurant and cooking studio. As food and health trends have emerged, she has joyfully stepped up to the stove and created products to suit people either avoiding certain foods out of choice or for their health’s sake.
Did you know that every Latasha’s Kitchen product is gluten free? Not only Coeliacs, but vegetarians, vegans, pescatarians and those with allergies to various nuts and dairy, and those on a low FODMAP dietary plan can all enjoy our products. You’ll find dietary icons such as gluten free, dairy-free or nut-free next to every description on the website so you’ll always know what’s good for you.
Autumn: Juicy, crunchy and colourful produce
Autumn is well and truly here and we should make the most of its harvest to create heartening vegetable soups, warm salads, simple roasts and baking. Here at our kitchen, we’re brimming with easy and nutritionally dense cooking and food prep ideas that the whole family will enjoy.
Barbecues, and light summer eating are on the way out to be replaced with more interesting colourful assemblies making the most of what is beautifully fresh and plentiful during autumn.
And while we don’t want to be stuck slaving at the stove there are many dishes that take just 20-30 minutes to prepare, cook and assemble.
That’s where my Simmer Sauces come into play. All you have to do is brown some chicken, lamb, beef or tofu – or even just sauté some vegetables – then add a jar of your preferred Simmer Sauce, some water or coconut cream and let it simmer for 20 minutes. Our latest releases in this range are our Curried Greens Simmer Sauce loaded with fresh vegetables and Vindaloo Masala Simmer Sauce, a spicy red Indian style Bolognese sauce you won’t forget. For milder flavours our current best sellers are Indonesian Turmeric Simmer Sauce, Thai Green Simmer Sauce and Malaysian Satay Simmer Sauce.
Using my Indian Concentrated Pastes, you can also whip up a Simple Oven Baked Saddle Tail Parcel, a Madras Hot Pot Stew, Tray Roasted Pumpkin and Lentil Korma Curry or a quick and simple Coriander Meat Curry. Don’t forget to keep viruses at bay with our fragrant and nourishing resam also known as Mulligatawny with Lentils.
My Asian Concentrated Pastes are a wonderful sure-fire way to bring zesty flavour to any mealtime. With just a tablespoon and half of concentrate paste you can feed 3 people quicker than you would receive your home delivery. Thai Panang Chicken Curry, Tray Baked Thai Green Chicken Curry or Bumbu Nasi Babi – Turmeric Pork with Rice are flavourful and quick meals you should look into.
Warm autumn salads to keep healthy
If it’s effortless flavour you’re looking for this autumn, our aromatic Turmeric Spice Magic is the answer. You won’t believe how many ways you can incorporate this AFA Award winner into your dishes and warm salads! It’s good for you, it’s beautifully fragrant and it adds tons of flavour with just a simple spoonful.
When entertaining, my Tandoori Potatoes & Cauliflower in Cashew Butter Marinade will be very well received by guests and it’s so easy to make! If you have our Oil and Dressings in your pantry, you’ll find yourself using these in your autumn salad platters, guaranteed to make a splash each time. These classic well-loved dressings pair so beautifully with Haloumi, feta and ricotta-based platters, roasted onions, sausages, baked salmon and drizzled over savoury or fruit salads.
Turn a dessert on its head
Change things up a bit at Easter with my Pear Upside Down Cake. Served with vanilla ice cream, it’s the perfect autumn dessert. Switch the pear for seasonal apples if you prefer.
Put together a simple cheese board with a couple of your favourite cheeses and a ripe goat’s cheese. Drizzle our Caramelised Apple Cider over the goat’s cheese and top it with crushed toasted walnuts.
See what’s new on the blog
Our blog is where you’ll find interesting stories about what Latasha gets up to in between running the business. Or even what she is thinking or concocting. You’ll also find home cooking ideas, nutrition news, how to use various ingredients and you can even watch videos of Latasha cooking. We’re always adding content so check back regularly.
When you just can’t think what to make for dinner, head to our Recipes page where you’ll be met with hundreds of choices. You can even search from a vast list of tags like Goat’s Cheese, Pumpkin, Pie, Mushroom, and Pear.
Come and see us!
We are regularly out and about, meeting new and returning customers, ready to fill your basket with all-natural Latasha’s Kitchen goodies. Often you will find us offering samples of our latest creations while enjoying tasty chats with anyone dropping in.
So keep an eye on the Events page which is updated constantly to find out where we’ll be and come along to meet us in person. We go to farmer’s markets, Upmarket and makers’ markets and we often pop up in various shopping centres too. Otherwise, drop us a line at [email protected] and share your tips and stories on our social media and tag us #latashaskitcheners. We might even feature them on our blog or social media!
Is this your first time here?
Or perhaps you are already a Latasha’s devotee? No matter who you are, if you’re looking for good, honest, Australian made food products that cater to most people’s dietary requirements, we’re here for you. At Latasha’s Kitchen we only serve premium hand made products that our customers know and love. Our passion and dedication to quality without compromise goes into every item we bottle.
Welcome, and we hope you find exactly what will satisfy your very individual tastebuds.