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Best Food Experiences in Australia

Best Food Experiences in Australia

Australia is one of the world’s great culinary destinations. Beautiful fresh local produce, talented chefs creating innovative cuisine, fantastic authentic ethnic food, superb markets and gourmet specialty food shops, and much more make Australia an appetizing country to visit. These are what we believe to be...
Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

A highlight of our time back ‘home’ in Australia was getting to gourmet foodie weekend Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter* for a story we were working on. Held periodically throughout the year on this tropical Queensland island in the Whitsundays group...
A Taste of Orange

A Taste of Orange

Orange FOOD Week is underway in the rural town of Orange in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, a fabulous food and wine destination that we visited last year. The food festival runs until 21 April if you’re in Australia at the moment. We...
Eating Out In Melbourne: Contemporary Australian Cuisine

Eating Out In Melbourne: Contemporary Australian Cuisine

We were excited about eating out in Melbourne. For foodies, the opportunity to spend 12 days eating in Melbourne was thrilling. Melbourne’s food scene is considered by many to be the best in Australia (just ask any Melbournite) and its restaurants are serving up some of...
Melbourne, More Than Laneways, Cafes and Arcades

Melbourne, More Than Laneways, Cafes and Arcades

Forget about the travel stories you bookmarked and the ads on TV, Melbourne has more to offer than laneways, cafés and arcades. One of the world’s great eating cities, it’s the restaurants, gastro-pubs and food markets that you really need to know about. Melbourne has...
Appetizing Australia

Appetizing Australia

Over coming months we’re going to be sharing loads of foodie stories with you on appetizing Australia, starting with posts on mouthwatering Melbourne, then stories from Sydney, home to Australia’s best restaurants, followed by tales from Victoria’s wine regions and foodie destinations such as Orange. So...
Tamarind Lao Cooking Course in Luang Prabang, Laos

Tamarind Lao Cooking Course in Luang Prabang, Laos

After our Phousi Market walk with Joy Ngeuamboupha, the owner and chef of Luang Prabang restaurant Tamarind, we drive to Joy’s cooking school in the countryside to begin our Lao Cooking Course. The Tamarind Cooking School is in a fantastic, airy, open-sided bamboo and palm frond pavilion...