Peninsula Larders Salted caramel Flavour Pearls will take your chocolate desserts to a new gourmet high

Chocolate dessert & Caramel Flavour pearls

July 15, 2014


Hot Chocolate Fondant with Salted Caramel Pearls


Now this recipe is a definite winner. It ticks all the boxes.Chocolate-Fondant-300x225


•Chocolate ✓

• Its’s warm ✓

• You can prepare it up to a day ahead so a brilliant dinner party recipe ✓

• It’s full of Salted Caramel Pearls

• Did I mention it is chocolate ✓

• It’s absolutely delicious ✓ Read more

Peninsula Larders Blue Curacao Flavour Pearls will take your party drinks to a whole new level of fun!

Weddings and celebrations

Everybody loves a glass of champers at a wedding or birthday and what better way to make that celebration toast even more memorable


Peninsula Larders Strawberry Flavour Pearls turn a champagne toast into a memorable celebration


Strawberry, tangerine or blackcurrant Flavour Pearls will have everyone talking, face booking, # tagging……. Read more

Our first blog!

May 9, 2014

Molecular Gastronomy_apple pearls

Really, it’s our first blog….


We have so much to share, today we might just touch on who we are and what we do. Rodney Graham and I (Fiona Verwoerd) created Peninsula Larder late last year. We are two Mornington Peninsula chefs with some 40+ years in various commercial kitchens.


“Our vision is to source, create and supply restaurant quality products for you to use in your home”. Read more

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Simply lamb & Pearls…..

June 12, 2014

Here is a quick dish, sure to impress and guaranteed to have you out chatting to your guests not slaving in the kitchen for hours.


Seared Lamb loin with Blackcurrant Flavour Pearls

Seared Lamb loin with Blackcurrant Flavour Pearls

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Mini Pav’s & Strawberry Flavour Pearls

May 24, 2014  


You can’t get much more Australian than Pavlova!


IMG_0137.1 I made these ones cocktail size. Just adjust your cooking time accordingly.  


Topped with Australian made Flavour Pearls just makes them even better!  



• 8 large egg whites

• 500 grams caster sugar Read more

Peninsula Larders Honey Flavour Pearls will take your cheeseboard to a new level

Busy Bees

May 14, 2014 New Microsoft Office Publisher Document (5)  


Busy Bees Showcasing Pure Peninsula Honey.   John Winkels has now been keeping bees for over 25 year. This hobby of his has now transpired into the well known Pure Peninsula Honey which can be found in nearly every local store near and far. At his 25 acre property John now runs the Honey Bee Centre & Display which opened in 2011 offering visitors the opportunity to see a live bee hive, mock apiary taste different types of honey and learn amazing things about bees.


Thats why Peninsula Larder uses Pure Peninsula Honey, their honey sits well with what we are trying to achieve – good local fresh produce. Read more

Peninsula Larders Balsamic Flavour Pearls are a delicious gourmet garnish for your favourite foods

Flavour Pearls and Life/Work balance

May 9, 2014  


Aahhh notice Life/Work as opposed to the usual Work/Life balance…..  



Petite Caprese salad & Balsamic Flavour Pearls

That’s because we believe work should fit in with life, not the other way around! Read more

Peninsula Larders Apple Flavour Pearls are a delicious Australian made gourmet garnish for your favourite food and drinks

It’s all about the apples!

May 9, 2014  

This week I had the pleasure of visiting Tony at Delgrosso’s Apple Orchard.   Here at Peninsula Larder we source the finest Local Produce where possible. This journey took us to Red Hill, where we have formed a strong partnership with Tony, son Paul & wife Karen. When we were sourcing a premium local Apple Juice no stone was left unturned and our decision to use Delgrosso was an easy one. Read more

What is your favourite food memory?

May 9, 2014 by Fiona

New Microsoft Office Publisher Document (5) Aaahhhh food!   Food is about so many things, ……taste, texture, aroma…..the way a great meal can bring people together. Perfectly ripe cheese and an amazing glass of wine. The first bite of a beautifully presented dish. The memories a flavour can evoke…   Food memories are enduring, and powerful. Read more