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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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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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Adelaide Eats – Tasting Australia 2017 Is Off and Running

01/05/2017 | By

The first annual instalment of Tasting Australia, the iconic food festival, is officially up and running – and, once again, Adelaide shows how it is done.

Tasting Australia's creative directors

Creative directors Simon Bryant and Jock Zonfrillo.

Okay Adelaide, it’s time to get your stretchy pants on – Tasting Australia 2017 has officially opened with a whole flame-cooked heifer on a giant frame, delicately smoked Coorong Mullet and special guest chef Marco Pierre White.

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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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Merry Christmas From Lambs Ears and Honey

23/12/2016 | By

Wishing all of my readers a merry Christmas and safe holiday break. Thanks for hanging with me this year – and I do hope you’ll join me in new adventures in 2017.

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Hello and merry Christmas Dearest Reader – it’s that time of year again.

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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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