Flavour of the Palms started out as a cookbook to showcase the ‘tried and tested’ recipes of our Pacific Palms Public School families, but then it grew to encompass our wider community and our shared love of the area we call home. The Palms is a series of small villages sandwiched between serene lakes and pristine beaches on the mid-north coast about 3 hours north of Sydney. Our community is strong, as is our connection to the land and water. The result is innovative businesses that are in harmony with nature and people that are passionate about what they do, especially when it comes to food. This special cookbook will walk you through what it means to live in this wild and natural place, connected to the earth and sea, where the simple things like community and food are paramount. We hope you enjoy this taster of the Palms.