We ordered from their newly designed menus. For drinks, we had their new concoctions, a Freddo macchiato ($4.20) and a Freddo latte ($4.00). Whilst not being overly chocolatey, they were a reasonable size and enough for a caffeine hit.
For lunch, we had two paninis which were on special for $14.00. There is a choice of ham, chicken or vegetarian. They were tasty with the melted cheese, although more of an entree size. For a larger meal, I would highly recommend the lamb bruschetta, as this is delicious and worth the cost of $20.00. A mix of mouthwatering pulled lamb, halloumi, tomatoes and mint yoghurt sauce, it is a definite must eat. They have many other regular specials at Ingredient Tree. I personally want to try the $13 special on ramen that they currently have every Friday.
Another drawcard is the hundreds of locally-sourced foods that can be purchased from the cafe. All the names of people that sell products are found on a blackboard, and there are so many to choose from. True to its name, there is a bounty of chocolate, sauces and baked goods. In time for Christmas, the cafe is also stocking panettone, which looks delicious and will definitely end up on my Christmas table.
Although the cafe is usually busy there is plenty of seating available. The car park is a more challenging place as it fills up quickly. Often cars park on the sidewalk further down from the cafe once the parking around the cafe fills up. Another detail to note is that the kitchen closes at 2.30pm, so make sure to order from the menu before then. If not, there is plenty of food on the counter and coffee still available to order.