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Green Christmas market

Morsels food dinkus

The Canberra Environment Centre holds its Christmas market on the evening of Friday, December 6.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 27 00:20:49 EST 2013

Bing Bang hotdog stand cuts the mustard

A Bing Bang hot dog.

Lonsdale Street is a honey pot of excellent new adventures, one of the best food and coffee streets anywhere in Canberra.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 27 00:11:47 EST 2013

Four Winds stages Carols by Barrels


Four Winds vineyard at Murrumbateman holds its Carols by Barrels on Saturday, December 7.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 20 09:41:24 EST 2013

Canberra markets offer festive cooking lessons


Cooking Co-ordinates at the Belconnen Markets is also offering Christmas demonstrations.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 20 09:41:33 EST 2013

Double Shot opening hits the caffiene spot


Our columnist Susan Parsons reports terrific decor.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 20 00:14:34 EST 2013

How to keep chooks in the ACT's burbs


On November 23, the Canberra Environment Centre will run a workshop on keeping chooks.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 20 00:04:15 EST 2013

Lessons on keeping chooks in surburban Canberra


The Canberra Environment Centre will run a workshop on November 23 about how to keep chickens in the backyard as part of its locavore workshop series.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 13 09:10:27 EST 2013

Seafood classes for Christmas fare


We’re suckers for a heavy ham and pudding kind of Christmas, but there’s no question seafood is better suited to the Australian Christmas table.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 13 00:19:14 EST 2013

Gates open for Northside market


Canberra newest market Northside is a spinoff from the Southside markets.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Nov 13 00:08:48 EST 2013

Alto's slick olive products scoop national awards


Local olive grower Alto won the champions trophy for its kalamata olives at the Australian Olive Oil Association awards.

Food News | Morsels | Wed Nov 06 09:26:29 EST 2013

Gourmet Traveller lists A. Baker and Eighty-six


A. Baker and Eighty-six will be celebrating their inclusion in Gourmet Traveller’s list of the best new restaurants around the country this year.

Food News | Morsels | Wed Nov 06 09:26:16 EST 2013

Going spooky with Dream Cuisine

Dream Cuisine spooky brownies and macarons for Halloween.

Dream Cuisine is in the spirit of things for Halloween, with themed macarons.

Food News | Morsels | Wed Oct 30 10:44:34 EST 2013

Organic fare at Canberra Environment Centre


The Canberra Environment Centre is holding a locavore dinner on Saturday, November 2, at Old Canberra House on the Australian National University campus.

Food News | Morsels | Wed Oct 30 10:19:07 EST 2013

Proud to be a Chef seeks Canberra apprentices

The Proud to be a Chef competition is looking for more Canberra apprentices.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Wed Oct 23 08:59:41 EST 2013

Booze with your macarons

It won't surprise you to hear those pretty colourful macarons appeal more to women than men.

Food News | Morsels | Wed Aug 28 15:58:31 EST 2013

Coat of arms in a pie

Dream Cuisine gold macarons.

Dream Cuisine has created some birthday treats for the long weekend.

Food News | Kirsten Lawson | Tue Mar 05 12:41:46 EST 2013

Morsels from the editor's desk

In the past week, two friends have announced they're off sugar. Given one is a surgeon, you tend to notice what they do.

Food News | Morsels | Tue Jan 15 18:56:20 EST 2013

To market, to market

Old Bus Depot Markets.

The Old Bus Depot Markets in Kingston are opening on Saturdays as well as Sundays in the lead-up to Christmas.

Food News | Morsels | Tue Dec 04 21:41:31 EST 2012

Feletti goes all chick

Steve Feletti , oyster expert . Oyster tasting @ Cumulus Inc. Flinders Lane.
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Steve Feletti has built quite a reputation as an oyster grower at Batemans Bay, but now he’s growing chickpeas, pretty much an unrelated form of agriculture.

Food News | Morsels | Tue Dec 04 21:41:30 EST 2012

Looking for Aussie Hughs

Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.

A local version is being commissioned of The River Cottage, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s popular television show about life on the farm.

Food News | Morsels | Tue Dec 04 16:30:18 EST 2012