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Future Food at Adelaide’s Open State Festival

08/09/2017 | By

Future Food, at Adelaide’s Open State Festival from 28 Sept – 8 Oct 2017, explores a diverse range of aspects around the future of our food.

Future Food

If there’s one thing we know how to do really well here in South Australia it’s celebrate – hardly a month goes by without some form of festival.

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The Gaza Kitchen – An Intimate View of Dinnertime in Gaza

21/04/2017 | By

The Gaza Kitchen is a cookbook that looks at how thousands of Gazan housewives rise to a challenge that might seem overwhelming to the rest of us.

 

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The next time you happily are whipping up a gourmet treat for the family in your modern, well appointed kitchen, or are feeling annoyed because you can’t find a particular ingredient you want in the local store, spare a thought for those trying to put a meal on the table in the Gaza kitchen.

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OzHarvest CookUp 500

24/02/2017 | By

Fun and fundraising – CookUp 500, a great evening where Adelaide’s finest chefs and food personalities got together to support OzHarvest.

OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn at cookup 500

OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn at Adelaide’s CookUp 500

Last week I took part in CookUp 500, a major fundraiser for OzHarvest here in Adelaide – the most successful food rescue organisation in South Australia. 

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The 2016 Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

16/12/2016 | By

The Symposium of Australian Gastronomy was first held in Adelaide in 1984. This year I attended as it came of age in Melbourne.

Symposium of Australian Gastronomy - madeleines & lamingtons for morning tea

What do Australian food thinkers have for morning tea? Madeleines & lamingtons, of course! (See Proust.)

On the first weekend in December this year I beetled over to Melbourne to attend a feast for both my brain and belly –  the 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

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The Bee Friendly Garden – You Can Help Bees Thrive

16/09/2016 | By

Not all of us can keep bees, but “The Bee Friendly Garden” by Doug Purdie shows us how we can all help our most important pollinators to thrive.

Doug Purdie's "The Bee Friendly Garden"

Earlier this year a friend of mine wandered out into her large garden and was met by a horrifying sight.

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Kickstart for Kids Breakfast Program

09/09/2016 | By

Kickstart for Kids provides breakfast & lunch for the 1,000’s of disadvantaged small Australian children who go to school hungry. YOU can make a difference in their day.

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Before I sat down to write this post today I made sure my brain was switched on and fueled up by having breakfast – nothing flash, just some Weetbix with skim milk and a couple of cups of tea. 

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