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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 is now running at The Mint, Sydney Living Museum. Please see the workshops page for the current schedule and to book in!

The Picklery is closed. For pickles, cooking equipment and cookbooks, visit the Annandale cafe or our online store.

Thank you for your understanding and ongoing support.

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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

close up of fresh turmeric root on a board with other herbs scattered around it

Turmeric Sauerkraut

As if sauerkraut wasn’t healthy enough! We’ve added a very healthy dose of fresh season turmeric for an extra winter blues fighting boost. The active component in turmeric is curcumin and it takes the credit for this roots antiinflamatory and antioxidant actions. This kraut is distinctively sour, a bit salty,…
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Mandarin and Star Anise Jam

It’s mandarin season! You’ll see them appearing in the markets and shops over the next few months. They are the best snacking fruit and make a great jam. The delicate flavour of mandarin is warmed up by the heady fragrance of star anise. Spread this bright tasting jam on your toast,…
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What we’ve been up to

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There’s more than one way to eat a pickle

Sure pickles are great on a burger and in a toastie but a jar of pickles is the secret ingredient that you’ll want to have on hand to boost flavour in everyday dishes or whip up some of your favourite condiments from scratch. Who knew so much could start with…
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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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