Citrus industry unveils its mandarin recipes

Posted by AFN Staff Writers on 13th May 2013

Author of one of Australia’s best-selling cookbooks, 4 Ingredients, Kim McCosker, has unveiled a range of Australian mandarin recipes to celebrate the start of the Australian mandarin season.

The recipes, which have been released in collaboration with citrus growers’ representative body, Citrus Australia, include entrees, main meals, desserts and children’s dishes.

“Aussie mandarins are a wonderful snack as well as a fantastic cooking ingredient, that will instantly add a deliciously sweet element to a range of dishes that is sure to impress,” said Ms McCosker, who is also Citrus Australia’s mandarin ambassador.

Ms McCosker, who grew up on a citrus farm in Mundubbera in Queensland, said that this season more than most, Australian mandarin growers need extra support.

“Australians are really embracing the versatility of Aussie mandarins. I hope my recipes help highlight the many uses of this delicious, vitamin packed fruit and inspire people to get in the kitchen and make the most of this delicious fruit,” Ms McCosker said.

Ms McCosker launched the ‘4 Ingredients’ cookbook in 2007. The book quickly became Australia’s biggest selling self-published title. Since then, Ms McCosker has launched 8 other books in the series.

Kim McCosker launched ‘4 Ingredients’ in 2007. The book quickly became an essential household item, becoming Australia’s biggest selling, self-published title in Australian history. Since then Kim has launched 8 other books in the series and filmed 2 television series for the Lifestyle Channel now seen in 32 countries around the world.

The recipes are available on the Aussie Mandarins website: http://www.aussiemandarins.com.au/recipes