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Clayton Donovan, King of the Kitchen

Jaaning Tree – A native bushfood cuisine introduction from Clayton Donovan

Jaaning Tree Market Day

We will have a market stall this weekend at Tallowood School, Bowraville.  Come along and try our Chilli Jam and our great range of spices.

Closed for brekkie on Saturday and Sunday

We will now be closed for brekkie on Saturday and Sunday as we have been lucky enough to be invited to some of the great local markets that have been blossoming all along the coast – see us at Bowraville, Macksville,Valla, Eungai (to name just a few) over the next couple of months !

Sydney Crave Festival

The Sydney Crave Festival was a great opportunity for the Mid North Coast to show whats on offer – our team came second overall (by only half a point !) in the 100 mile challenge dinner – we did however win first prize for the entree which included our Nambucca River Oysters !!!

Lismore tourism Symposium

Our visit to the Lismore tourism Symposium with fellow business man Trent Munroe was a great success, Clayton and Trent have established a new facet of their business by creating Fin & Food. This is a unique oppurtunity to experience a great day with a surfing lesson with Trent who was a former top 10 [...]

Jaaning Tree Cooking Lessons

March 2010 saw the start of our cooking lessons at the J.T with Clayton. These classes offer a unique opportunity to learn step by step quick, easy but delicious dishes to impress you friends and family.  Our September class studied the art of smoking after several requests from Food and Wine club members so if [...]

new catering menu

We have launched our new catering menu – it is available in hard copy or in e mail format – contact us now for your copy. Take the stress out of hosting a party, corporate event or meeting – let us prepare and deliver our freshly made finger food to your door.

SBS Living Black

Fancy a preview of the restaurant? – we were on SBS Living Black in May 09 Go to http:/ online viewing  – Nambucca Tucker. Or visit http:/ click on case studies and read all about our restaurant. We are also part of the Bush Sensations project, visit their site for more details at Or [...]

Aniseed Myrtle Lamb Shanks

4 lamb shanks 1 onion – finely chopped 2 carrots – sliced 2 sticks of celery – chopped 1 small bulb fennel – chopped 2 tomatoes – chopped 2 cloves of garlic – chopped 1 bay leaf 1 cinnamon stick or 1 tsp powder 1 tsp black and white peppercorns 1 teaspoon of ground aniseed [...]