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Matera, Southern Italy – A Living Ancient City Symbolised by a Distinctive Bread

24/06/2019 | By

A 2019 UNESCO European Capital of Culture, the ancient stone streets of Matera are utterly unique – and are symbolised by a unique loaf of bread.

sassi, matera

Carved into the limestone of a steep gorge over the River Gravina in Basilicata, Southern Italy, Matera is considered to be the oldest inhabited city in the world, with estimates suggesting it has been inhabited continuously for over three millennia, and periodically for up to 700 millennia before that.

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Culinary Backstreets Istanbul Food Tour- A Must-Do for Food Lovers!

12/05/2019 | By

I’ve said it before, no-one eats as well as the Turks – I get lucky and check out the dining habits of the locals again with another Culinary Backstreets Istanbul food tour.

Istanbul, Culinary Backstreets Istanbul

Oh dear, I’m feeling quite guilty because it’s been so long since I put up a post – but I do have a fairly good excuse. 

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Discovering Kangaroo Island Food with Sealink’s Kangaroo Island Food, Wine and Natural Wonders Tour

30/11/2018 | By

Experiencing Kangaroo Island food is easily within reach of everyone with Sealink’s fantastic Kangaroo Island Food, Wine and Natural Wonders tour.

kangaroo island food, lighthouse

Ask any local and they’ll tell you that Kangaroo Island food, and in fact the whole place, is something very special.

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Cape Byron Distillery – A Story of Gin and Regeneration

12/10/2018 | By

With a somewhat disreputable past, gin has not always been associated with good, but the tale behind Cape Byron Distillery is a total good-news story!

brookie's gin at Cape Byron Distillery,

I wonder if any other alcoholic drink has had such a chequered career as gin? Over the centuries it’s fortunes have been up and down – but gin is definitely on an up these days!

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Cheesefest+FERMENT – Step into Spring with One of Adelaide’s Favourite Food Festivals

22/08/2018 | By

Adelaide blitzes the rest of the country when it comes to major food events. CheeseFest+FERMENT will once again set the benchmark for food festivals.

Cheeese at launch of Cheesefest+FERMENT

As I write this, it’s about 5C in the Adelaide Hills and I’ve got the oven door open to help keep me warm.

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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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