KARRAGULLEN EXPO 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

Karragullen Expo 2015
invites you to experience
"From Tree To Table"

Adrian Tobin is a recognized 5 star professional in the food industry locally, nationally & internationally. With a reptutation for introducing seasonal menus as a first for function centres in Perth, Adrian is showcasing the apple, pear and avocado similarly at the Karragullen Expo, making the most of the seasonal fruit, respecting ingredient availability and ensuring the dish can be utilised by all who undertake it. His varied work and travel experiences have developed his ability to use initiative and common sense when dealing with the abundance of supply of seasonal fruit incorporating it with achievable flair.

Adrian Tobin in full design, creating a masterpiece for the visitors at the Expo.

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Apple
Fruit: The apple tree is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple. It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus.
noun 1.the round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin green or red skin and crisp flesh

Not just a great low kilojoule snack, Adrian showed the Expo's visitors during one of his cooking demonstrations, how to bring the apple from a traditional snack, to the hero of the dish with his 'apple smoked feta & smoked salmon with apple & fennel salad'.

Pear Fruit The pear is any of several tree and shrub species of genus Pyrus /'pa?r?s/, in the family Rosaceae. It is also the name of the pomaceous fruit of these trees noun 1.a sweet yellowish- or brownish-green edible fruit which is narrow at the stalk and wider towards the base.

Discover more at the Karragullen Expo with -
- cooking demonstrations with celebrity chef Adrian Tobin
- fruit stalls and products
- gardening education sessions - how to grow your own fruit trees
- fruit trees for sale
- orchard visits
- childrens' activities and lots of giveaways ('I love WA Fruit' Kids Korner)

Fruit "from tree to table" :

~ there is increasing evidence that whole foods such as fruit are effective in reducing the risk of cancer

~ There is building evidence that some risk factors for cancer can be avoided by eating fruit during childhood and early adult life.

~ Most fruits are low in energy (kilojoules) and high in fibre and water, making you feel fuller. This reduces the risk of over eating which can cause weight gain.

~ The fibre in fruit is thought to reduce the risk of some cancers, including colorectal cancer.

~ Fruit is abundant in vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals.

~ Vitamins such as vitamin C and E and different phytochemicals may reduce the risk of cardiovascular conditions.

~ Potassium and magnesium found in fruit have also been linked to lower blood pressure.

~ Renowned for Vitamin C content, one orange has almost twice the recommended daily Vitamin C intake

~ Generally, citrus fruits have the highest antioxidant activity of all fruits, helping to boos the immune system and protect against cancer and heart disease!

~ Different coloured fruits, especially orange, red and yellow fruit, contain carotenes (Vitamin A) which are also thought to assist in immune function.

 

Adrian's Recipes