On Thursday, March 8, I celebrated women working in food, wine and agriculture with a special International Women’s Day lunch created solely from Peninsula produce. The lunch was a chance to support and encourage women working in fields still dominated by men. The event was hosted by Rye beef farmer Sally Matt at Hillock Downs … Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day: the ultimate Peninsula produce challenge!
I don’t know about you, but I am up to my eyeballs in homegrown zucchini. It is peak zucchini season and every one I speak to seems to be inundated with homegrown, monstorous zucchinis. So I have decided to write up a little article about some creative and tasty ways to eat all those zucchinis … Continue reading What do I do with all these Zucchinis? : Zucchini Recipes
I am not sure about you, but as a gardener and as some one who enjoys preserving the harvest, I always find myself with too much. I always find myself giving multiple jars of jam away or passing off whole buckets of broad beans to family and friends because there is no way I will … Continue reading Announcing the ‘100 Mile Foodie Food Swap’
The Christmas market has been rescheduled to the 15th of December. Due to an unfortunately timed once in a decade ‘rain event’ on the previously scheduled date, we rescheduled the event. However not to worry! This rescheduled date gives both 100 mile foodie and the vendors more time to perfect, finesse and improve the products … Continue reading Christmas Market 15th December 2017
A collaboration between 100 mile foodie & The Long Table in Red Hill has seen some wonderful classes created and one of the most exciting is the "Spring Harvest" with Head Chef/Owner of The Long Table Andrew Doughton. Fresh, local and seasonal is the ethos and The Long Table and this "Spring Harvest" lunch will … Continue reading “Spring Harvest” with Head Chef/Owner The Long Table, Andrew Doughton
Christmas in July Event. 100 mile foodie will launch our Regional Seasonal lunches When: Saturday 22nd July Where: 100 mile foodie Kitchen-garden 24 Chesterfield road Somerville, Victoria Time: 1-4pm Includes: A three course regional, seasonal lunch of Christmas fare incorporating the very best local farmers and producers have to offer, and of course our … Continue reading Christmas in July Event
One of the most exciting things about my culinary adventure, like every adventure to a far away land is always the street food and Japan was no exception. Most street food vendors, known as yatai in Japanese, follow an event circuit around Japan. While yatai can be found independently of events, its somewhat rare. Many … Continue reading Japanese Street Food
I'm on a culinary adventure to Tokyo and Kyoto to find out the secrets of Japanese cuisine and why the Japanese are so healthy. The first thing that comes to mind when you mention Tokyo & food is the Tsukiji Fish market (築地市場, Tsukiji Shijō). It is the largest fish market in the world handling … Continue reading Tsukiji fish market Tokyo Japan
The apple crates are looking amazing, all finished full of seedlings ready to grow all that amazing fresh veg & edible flowers!To get it to this stage there has been lots of people who are working hard apart from us! Here is Jasmine she is the newest recruit at 100 mile foodie, there's no flys … Continue reading Kitchen-garden taking shape
Exciting times at "100 mile foodie kitchen garden" as we watch the dream roll out week after week. Kate our Amazing gardener extraordinaire has transformed a underutilised area of our block to an amazing productive soon to be fresh food-producing zone which will service our cooking school, local chefs tailored orders and of course our families … Continue reading Kitchen garden wicking beds ready to go!