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Why We Do What We Do

Hippcrates once said “Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food”. 

Our mission to create a place that nurtures. While our dishes are simple and made from whole ingredients they each have their own amazing characteristics. So did you know these interesting fun facts…..

Cacao

Cacao powder is made from cacao seeds (also know as beans). This is fermented and ground into a paste where it can be sweetened. Unlike COCOA, Cacao is less processed and therefore unsweetened (or more like its original state).

The Cacao we use at Wattle is French, so it has a bitter taste, leaving our guests the option to add sweetener. Our Cacao is also Vegan.

Cacao is:

  • a super food
  • high in antioxidants
  • is the highest source of plant based iron
  • Full of magnesium 
  • high in calcium
  • Makes you feel happy

Maca

Maca is a root (plant) that comes from Peru and only grows in altitude (which means it has to work hard to get oxygen and thus is a rich source of food)

Maca provides the following health benefits:

  • Helps with energy levels, and fertility
  • High in fibre and a great source of Vitamin C, copper and Iron

Turmeric

Turmeric is a food shown to reduce inflammation.

  • Curcumin is the compound of most importance in turmeric root
  • Curcumin is a strong antioxidant
  • Has been linked to helped arthritis suffers with their inflamed joints
  • And we think it's yummy as well.

Farm to Cup

We have partnered with an icon of the Australian coffee industry who has gone on to create Brooklyn based Abbotsford Road. Such is their pride in coffee that they source our beans direct from the farmers. Come in and ask us about where your beans came from.

Gluten Free

Yes we have many gluten free options including breads and waffles.

Vegan

Have that covered too even in our waffle selection. Also let us know and we can amend menu items to create a vegan dish for you.