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Weird and Wonderful Foods from Global Foods Market in Logan

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Published November 12th 2017
Extend your culinary skills with exotic vegetables
If you've been hunting around for ingredients to add "oomph" to your culinary repertoire, you should consider paying a visit to the Global Foods Market in Woodridge, Logan. There is an excellent range of fresh fruit and vegetables, with many unusual ones to impress your dinner guests.

To give you an idea of some weird and wonderful foods you could find, here are some vegetables that I saw at the markets in November:

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Known as khatta bhaji in India.

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Cassava leaves contain toxins that need special preparation to make them edible.

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Sow thistle or puha to New Zealand Maoris.

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Purslane, an edible weed.

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Banana flowers.

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Sticks of fresh sugarcane and guavas.

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Leaves of the neem tree or Indian lilac.

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A leafy vegetable used by Burmese.

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Baby jackfruit.

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Doughnut peaches.

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Long gourd and drumstick.

If you're a bit of a gardener and would like to grow your own exotic foods, there is a stall at the lower end of the markets on Croydon Road which has a good selection of plants such as neem, avocado, mango, betel, sawtooth mint, birds-eye chilli, soursop, kaffir lime, white dragonfruit, tamarind, and moringa.

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Herbs, fruit trees, vegetables for sale in pots.

The farmers' market is held every Sunday and is organised by the Ethnic Communities Council of Logan. The produce market is held in conjunction with a Global Food Village comprised of street food stalls with multicultural cuisines.
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Why? Impress your dinner guests with adventurous ingredients.
When: Sunday
Phone: 07 3299 3377
Where: Station Road and Croydon Road, Woodridge, Logan - opposite Woodridge train station
Cost: Free
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So much to choose from, I wish there was a place like this near me
by Jay Johnson (score: 3|1368) 1534 days ago
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