cooking melbourne

Discovering Melbourne's Artisan Foods and Produce


Autumn Harvest

Autumn is a busy time for those who love to do their own food gathering, foraging and harvesting. Once you have amassed your booty of chestnuts, wild mushrooms and Jerusalem artichokes there is then work to be done in the kitchen. This week I was given a big bag of chestnuts, collected up in Bright,…

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Ben Shewry’s love letter to Melbourne

Good Food guest editor Ben Shewry of Melbourne’s Attica restaurant writes a love letter to his adopted home. When I came here from New Zealand 15 years ago with my wife Natalia, and $500 in our pockets, I had never visited Melbourne before. What I knew was that I wanted to expand my knowledge of…

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red and one Glenora green tomatoes

Tomatoes And The Genetics Of Flavour

Flavour in all food is something we detect using both our sense of taste and smell. When we are sick or are aging we can lose these senses and as a result find eating less enjoyable than it should be.  But in the case of modern commercial varieties of tomatoes you don’t have to be…

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10 commandments of the real Mediterranean diet

A traditional Mediterranean diet has been shown to have significant health benefits. But can you follow it if you live nowhere near a Greek island? Read More: 10 commandments of the real Mediterranean diet Source: ABC Health & Wellbeing By Cathy Johnson

Agriculture hub planned for Melbourne’s West

A region in Melbourne’s outer western perimeter near Melton is set to become home to one of Australia’s most exciting developments in peri-urban agribusiness. In mid-2016, China’s Fucheng Investment group purchased the last available section of the Baillieu family’s Woodhouse Station in Melbourne’s outer west for AUD $100 million. Fucheng Investment has now announced the…

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