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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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Lambs’ Ears Had a Birthday – 7 Years of Blogging!

17/02/2017 | By

Lambs’ Ears had a birthday and I forgot – again!

lambs' ears had a birthday

Oh no, it seems I’ve done it again. I’m a bit hopeless at remembering important dates and have rarely (if ever) remembered the anniversary of this blog. 

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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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Check out what’s In My Kitchen February 2017

03/02/2017 | By

I’ve been on the road again. Of course I went shopping and have some gorgeous North American treats in my kitchen this month!

In My Kitchen February 2017 food magazines

I’ve just arrived home from a couple of weeks in North America (more about those adventures later) and have come home with a few treasures that I’m excited to share with you. 

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Willunga Almonds – Book Review

13/01/2017 | By

The delightful new book from Wakefield Press, Willunga Almonds by Helen Bennetts, is a great look at the history of almonds in South Australia.

Helen Bennetts new book, Willunga Almonds

Readers who follow my Facebook page will recently have seen a very rare photo of me, taken at the launch of a new South Australian food book, Willunga Almonds (Wakefield Press), by Helen Bennetts. 

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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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