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FERMENT the FESTIVAL – OCTOBER 20 – 22, 2017

21/08/2017 | By

FERMENT the FESTIVAL is an evolution of Adelaide’s acclaimed Cheesefest and a celebration of a process critical to many of our favourite foods.

FERMENT the FESTIVAL wine

Image by Duy Dash

The fermenting of food has been going on for millennia – with some of the earliest records of fermentation going back to 6,000BC – but most people simply don’t realise the amount of fermented foods they pop into their mouths on a daily basis.

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The Historic Ortigia Market – Food Central in Syracuse

08/05/2017 | By

Just has it has been for millennia, the historic Ortigia market is still the daily shopping centre for the residents of this ancient town.

ortigia market - zucchini flowers

The local fresh food market is a must-see for me whenever we travel and the markets in in Sicily, with it’s rich and colourful food history, were one of the main reasons I wanted to visit the island. 

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Tasting Australia 2017

10/03/2017 | By

Struggling to choose which events to go to for Tasting Australia 2017? Head out to one of the regional food events and connect with local food heroes!

tasting australia 2017

It’s Mad March here in Adelaide and everyone is up to their eyeballs in Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe and WOMADelaide theatre, comedy, dance and music.

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Frying Pan Adventures Dubai Food Tour

13/02/2017 | By

A short overnight stop-over to break up a long-haul flight means that I get to add a tick to my bucket list – a Dubai food tour.

dubai food tour

When we fly home from Europe we usually stop over in Hong Kong or Singapore, but on our last trip we came back via Dubai. Now I know that this city is popular for shopping, but for me the thought of a Dubai food tour was far more attractive. 

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StrEat Palermo – A brilliant street food tour

31/10/2016 | By

Getting to know Palermo one dish at a time with a StrEat Palermo street food tour.

delcious arancini on the StrEat Palermo food tour

The cuisine of Sicily is a reflection of the many different cultures who have been dominant there over the centuries and the street food of the island tells that history in every dish.

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Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016

05/10/2016 | By

Lambs’ Ears braves the teeming hordes at Slow Food’s Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016 to share a remarkable food experience. 

various types of beans at terra madre

ALL the beans!

In an effort to ensure that you, dear reader, are not feeling totally neglected while I am on holidays in sunny Italy I want to share a brief taste of the wonderful experience that is Slow Food’s Terra Madre Salone del Gusto. 

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