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Our Annandale cafe is open from 7am-2pm weekdays and 8am-2pm on weekends, with limited indoor seating, as well as some tables outside and Hinsby Park just across the road. Annandale is also our retail and groceries shop front. See information on our COVID Safe plan for the cafe here.

The Cornersmith Cooking School will relaunch in 2021, at this stage you can buy gift vouchers. We will be launching our schedule soon.

The Picklery is now open to the public for pickles, cooking equipment and cookbooks Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturdays 9am-2pm.

Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support.

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Cafe and Picklery

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Cornersmith runs a cafe, Cooking School and The Picklery, and we also have cookbooks and sell our own preserves. We’re committed to making good food choices, and we want to share our knowledge with our community and beyond.  

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Recent Recipes

Fruit Mince Tarts

Homemade fruit mince tarts are worth the effort. This pastry is crumbly and just sweet enough. Fill tarts with Cornersmith fruit mince, or use your own family recipe. Don’t forget to leave one for Santa! Makes 12 tarts Ingredients Fruit minceIcing sugar, for dustingSweet Short crust pastry357g plain flour2 tbs…
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Use It All: Pineapple Skin Soda

This simple fermented soda is based on the Mexican beverage tepache, a sweet and sour drink with an unexpected hit of heat. It’s also a wonderful way to extract flavour from your excess pineapple skins, before they go into the compost! Makes 1L Ingredients Pineapple skins (1/2 to a whole…
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What we’ve been up to

A Quiet Christmas.

Every year we write a sustainable Christmas guide, and this year a thoughtful holiday season seems more important than ever. Many of us have come under a lot of stress as we have met the challenges of 2020 and as the year ends we are longing for some calm. Instead…
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Celebrating, Eating and Preserving Tomatoes

It’s almost summer, and at Cornersmith that means tomatoes! Tomatoes on our menus, tomatoes in our jars and online Preserving Tomato workshops! We spend most of summer preserving tomatoes for later in the year. Bottling tomatoes  is what made Alex fall in love with preserving, which then kick started the beginnings…
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