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Staying Hydrated

Staying hydrated doesn't actually mean drinking 8 glasses of water a day. That's actually a myth. You can stay hydrated by eating right–through a range of food and drinks. There…
Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip

What is wild parsnip and is the Australian version different? Can you get a bad rash if you come into contact? Is it edible? Here's our short answers to all these…
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Celery Myths

Here are some of the popular celery myths out there. True or false? We do the research. Whether you love or hate celery, here are the facts. Celery is a…
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World Sandwich Day

It's World Sandwich Day! Celebrate with some of our favourite celery sandwich recipes. The classic celery sandwich recipe is, of course, the chicken walnut celery sandwich, popularly available in many…
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Storing Celery in Your Fridge

Here are some tips and tricks to storing celery in your fridge. Celery can last longer if you treat it right, staying fresh and crunchy for longer. Just give them a…

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Lamattina! We know it's the season for trick or treating, so here are some easy, spooky, healthy treat ideas for the kids. Mini Pumpkins: Pair up peeled clementines…
parsnip desserts

Parsnip Desserts

Parsnip desserts for people with a sweet tooth - here's a collection of the most indulgent, yummy parsnip desserts around, from some of the best chefs out there. You might think…
history of parsnips

A History of Parsnips

Parsnips have been around in a wild form in Europe since ancient times. Here's a quick run down of the history of our favourite root veggie. Cultivated in Roman times…
Empellón

Actual Ants on a Log by Empellón

Empellón, a restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, has gotten literal with the celery dish classic "Ants on a Log", using... actual ants... More via Forbes: A favorite childhood snack gets literal…
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How to Grow Celery

Looking to grow celery in the comfort of your own home? We're here to help. Lamattina has been growing veggies for Aussie families since 1955, after all. To start off,…
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Happy National Gumbo Day

It's October the 12th... happy National Gumbo Day! Did you know–celery is a traditional ingredient in this much beloved classic dish. Originating in Louisiana, gumbo is the official cuisine of…
celery salt

Getting Salty with Celery Salt

Tried celery salt before? No? Either way, this delicious flavoured salt can be easily bought from a supermarket - or you could make it yourself from the comforts of your…
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Lamattina Competition – 4th Week Winners

Here are the Lamattina Competition 4th Week winners! Lots of incredible entries this week, making it hard for us to pick. Everyone on the team had their personal favourites. Here…
Pantone Celery

Pantone Celery

Did you know there's a Pantone Celery colour? It's 14-0647 TPX, the yellowish green colour above, and we're really not sure it adequately expresses the vibrant colour of fresh, raw…
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Fun with kids: Painting with Celery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hewM1Qv5g9U In somewhat more quirky ways of using celery - did you know that it's possible to do some painting with celery? Have some fun with the kids! The video…
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Lamattina Competition – 3rd Week Winners

It's the third week of our Lamattina Competition for our delicious Snackin' Stix, and the entries are getting hotter and hotter. We can't wait to make some these dips ourselves.…
clean eating

ICYMI: Why We Fell for Clean Eating

In case you missed it: The Guardian's published an article about clean eating and why we fell for it this now-debunked trend: At its simplest, clean eating is about ingesting…
history of celery

A History of Celery

A Long History of Celery: this often underappreciated veggie has been around for a long time, popping up in ancient literature and in old recipes. It even made an appearance…
Lamattina Competition

Lamattina Competition – Winners So Far

Congratulations to all the winners of the Lamattina competition so far! We've received a ton of fantastic, creative entries. It's been hard to choose. Don’t forget, there’s still a bunch of…
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How To Grow Parsnips

With the rise of home and community gardens, you might have questions about how to grow parsnips of your own. Here are some of the basics. Help! Nothing's working Parsnips…
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12 Celery Recipes from Famous Chefs

Here at Lamattina, we love our fresh produce and are proud of all the yummy dishes that people can make from them. In particular, celery is super low calorie, crunchy, and…
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Lamattina Tips: Buying and Choosing Parsnips

Choosing parsnips when you're in the supermarket or farmer's market needs a little more care than just grabbing the first roots off the pile, tempting as that might be. Delicious…
flu season celery

Celery and the Flu Season

We're still trudging through winter here in Victoria, which means flu season. Coughs, runny noses, sore throats... how can celery help? As a part of a good nutritious diet, of…
Bloody Mary

Modern Twists on the Classic Bloody Mary

A new book by Brian Bartels provides over 50 modern twists on the classic recipe for Bloody Mary fans. But don't forget the celery–in our opinion! Brian's book doesn't feature…
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The Inclusive Snack

Celery can be an inclusive snack that's great fur everyone... even the four legged/feathered/furry members of our family. Some things just don’t mix with our pets. Expensive shoes that meet…
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Secret Celery

Secret Celery–You may not even realise how often you eat it! Or how often you can eat it... without even making much of a change to your diet. Since the dawn…

There Were Parsnips in What

There were parsnips in what? Last night's unusual Masterchef Australia elimination dessert dish proved to be too much for fan favourite Eloise Praino. Via News.com.au: Contestants were given three hours…
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Raw vs Cooked

Do you like your celery raw or cooked? This is a question that various cultures would likely answer differently. In our opinion, celery is great both ways. Cooking does bring…
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The Classic Crunch Time

You can get crunchy almost anywhere, anytime. The possibilities are endless, but a few of our favourite times to get your crunch on with some celery Snackin’ Stix include: Probably…

Gordon Ramsay’s Sweet Pickled Celery

Gordon Ramsay dropped his Sweet Pickled Celery (and Buttermilk Chicken) recipe that he calls "street food feast for the whole family [...] A real treat, but perhaps not for every…

Ready to Eat

Say goodbye to the snack time guilts with our Snackin' Stix: a convenient, healthy choice for whenever you need to crunch before lunch! Why are they a perfect addition to…

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