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Reground Melbourne

Reground Melbourne

(Left) – Ninna Larsen, Founder Reground and (Right) Kaitlin Reid, Co-director Reground – image by  Matthew Kovacs   FOODIE PROFILE WITH NINNA LARSEN OF REGROUND In our latest Foodie Profile we chat with Danish born, Melbourne based Ninna Larsen. Ninna is the founder of Reground, one of Melbourne’s newest and inspiring sustainability businesses. Melbourne’s cafe’s are an...
Food Volunteering Melbourne

Food Volunteering Melbourne

    We are very privileged to be living lives where our worries include what new restaurant we’ll try next. For some people less fortunate than us, we all know this is just not on the radar. Volunteering in our home town or while travelling abroad can give us perspective on the real challenges facing...
Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School

One of Thailand’s most famous dishes – Pad Thai   CHIANG MAI THAI FARM COOKING SCHOOL Cost: 1500 THB (full day cooking course) Inclusions: Accommodation pick up, market tour, cooking class, 6 dishes, lunch, complimentary water and tea, recipe book) Reservations: thaifarmcooking@gmail.com   The Chiang Mai Thai Farm Cooking School is a fantastic experience for foodies in...
Learning the Art of Hygge

Learning the Art of Hygge

  LEARNING THE ART OF HYGGE There is a good chance that at some point last year (2016), you heard the term ‘hygge’. Perhaps you stumbled upon an article or a book about it. In fact, the latter is highly likely. According to the Guardian, 2016 saw nine book releases with hygge in the title....
Special Occasion Cakes Melbourne

Special Occasion Cakes Melbourne

A creation by Miss Ladybird Cakes – image by Jesse Hisco (supplied by Amelia Harris)   SPECIAL OCCASION CAKES MELBOURNE The prospect of eating cake warrants its own special occasion but the actual selection of the right type of cake is no average feat. Whether you’re looking for something for your wedding day, a birthday party, christening, engagement party or just something...
Podcasts For Your Playlist

Podcasts For Your Playlist

  PODCASTS FOR YOUR PLAYLIST For anyone that knows me well, I without a doubt would have brought up the subject of Podcasts and/or audio books (too) many times. I get motion sickness when reading on public transport or in the car so I am a huge fan of audio. I was a very fast adopter because...
Foodie Profile: Tessa Kiros

Foodie Profile: Tessa Kiros

  I was gifted my first Tessa Kiros cookbook in 2004. It was called Falling Cloudberries. The cover was so colourful and striking, just a snapshot of what was to be revealed in the book’s coming pages. More recently I spotted Tessa’ latest release, Provence to Pondicherry and was so enchanted by the recipes, travel and...
Melbourne for Conscious Foodies Food Guide

Melbourne for Conscious Foodies Food Guide

STOCKISTS Melbourne for Conscious Foodies is currently being stocked at the following locations: MELBOURNE The Boroughs Store – 345 Lygon St, East Brunswick Safari Living – 579 High St, East Prahran Shokuiku – 120 High St, Northcote Auction Rooms – 103 – 107 Errol St, North Melbourne Rudimentary – 16/20 Leeds St, Footscray Candied Bakery...
Conscious Christmas Gifts

Conscious Christmas Gifts

  Christmas is such a special time. I love the traditions and the excitement that builds in the lead up. It is also a time where people seem to embrace this concept of giving. When I was in primary school, the festive period was a time when we were also made aware of others less fortunate than...
Event: The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

Event: The 21st Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

  For over two decades some of Australia’s leading gastronomers like Stephanie Alexander, Andrew McConnell, Barbara Santich, Joanna Savill, Cheong Liew, Matt Preston and Christine Manfield have been meeting, exchanging ideas and recipes, cooking up dreams and sharing meals at the Symposium of Australian Gastronomy. This December, Melbourne is host to the 21st Symposium of...
Foodie Profile #31 - Valli Little

Foodie Profile #31 – Valli Little

Valli Little – image credit, Damian Bennett   In our latest Foodie Profile we chat to Australian food luminary, Valli Little. She’s the Contributing Editor at delicious. magazine, a cookbook author, food and travel writer and recipe developer. JC x   1. Valli, if you could choose to do one element of your job and nothing...
Cooking Classes Melbourne

Cooking Classes Melbourne

Cover image by Shelley Price   For those of us who love home cooking, an occasional short course, workshop or cooking class is the perfect way to learn new dishes and techniques, as well as sharpen existing skills. Thanks to upskilled.edu.au, I’ve rounded up some of the key cooking classes in Melbourne for you below, and where...