Culinary Trends


May 20, 2024


In the competitive world of hospitality, chefs are always seeking innovative ways to breathe new life into classic recipes. Using Simplot Foodservice products helps you save time on food preparation, allowing you to focus on adding unique touches to elevate traditional dishes into extraordinary meals.

Whether you utilise Edgell Instant Mash for a Shepherd's Pie or make Edgell Super Crunch the foundation for an indulgent feast, our product range can help free up your creativity in the kitchen.

Here are some classics you can experiment with:

1. Plant-Based Mediterranean Delight

Embrace the plant-based trend and craft a wholesome Mediterranean-inspired meal with Edgell Plant-Based Meatballs.

Prepare a comforting bowl of spaghetti with rich tomato sauce, and crown it with these juicy meatballs. Add roasted vegetables, tangy olives, and a sprinkle of plant-based feta cheese for a Mediterranean delight that satisfies the cravings of vegetarians, flexitarians and vegans alike.


2. Dynamic Veggie Stir-Fry

For a vibrant and wholesome stir-fry, Edgell’s Chinoise-Vegetable-Mix is the secret ingredient.

This colourful assortment of crunchy carrot, sugar snap peas, red capsicum, baby corn and celery takes the fuss out of preparation, allowing chefs to focus on putting their own spin on this popular dish. Sauté the vegetables with aromatic garlic and ginger, add your choice of protein, and a splash of savoury soy sauce. The result is a dynamic and delicious veggie stir-fry that will please the eyes and the taste buds.


3. Innovative Breakfast Hash

Revitalise your breakfast offerings using Edgell Oval Hasbrown.

These hashbrowns are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside, adding a delightful crunch to your dish. Combine them with sautéed vegetables and crispy bacon, topped off with a perfectly poached egg. This breakfast hash bursts with flavour and texture, providing diners with a satisfying start to their day.


4. Gourmet Loaded Fries

Transforming fries into gourmet indulgence is a cinch with Edgell Diamond Cut Beer Battered Chips.

These chips are densely cut to ensure there are generous portions of potato in every bite, providing the ideal base for a mouthwatering plate of loaded fries. Layer on tomato, red onion, olives, Edgell Chunky Avocado, sour cream and garnish with coriander. The result? Gourmet loaded fries that will leave your diners craving more.


5. Shepherd's Pie with a Twist

Shepherd's Pie is a beloved comfort food that evokes warm memories of home-cooked meals.

Edgell’s smooth and fluffy Potato Mash is the perfect topping for a Shepherd's Pie, offering chefs a quick and convenient alternative to peeling, boiling, and mashing potatoes. Use your time to add your own twist to the classic dish, while maintaining the nostalgia of the classic recipe.