RECIPE: Homemade sausage rolls

Homemade Sausage Rolls

Homemade sausage rolls take me back to my childhood! I have memories of mum making them for me and my sister’s birthday parties. Our house would be filled with the comforting and delicious smell of savoury sausage rolls wafting through the house…. Continue reading RECIPE: Homemade sausage rolls

War on Waste: Croppz surplus food platform launches in Canberra

Croppz

Food wastage. It’s something that needs to be prevented. Did you know that Australia throws away millions of tonnes of food every year? Millions. Of. Tonnes. We often throw away leftovers from the fridge without a second thought, we leave packaged food in the cupboard for too long or we don’t eat all of the food on our plate when we go out for dinner. I say ‘we’ because I’m sure we’re all guilty of one of the three scenarios just mentioned.  Continue reading War on Waste: Croppz surplus food platform launches in Canberra

Tears, laughter and champagne: A story of friendship forged through fire and food

Eat Canberra

As the anniversary approaches, fifteen years on, the devastating 18 January 2003 bushfires, which killed four people and destroyed nearly 500 homes across Canberra, are another chapter in the history books.

But the story that hasn’t been told, until now, is how the fire-affected families are faring years down the track.

Tears, Laughter, Champagne: A story of friendship forged through fire and food, by Canberra historian Karen Downing, chronicles both her personal bushfire-survival story and the stories of eight other women – the ‘Singed Sisters’ – who found each other in the aftermath of the Canberra firestorm.

From tea and tears in the months following the fires, to the champagne and laughter as they moved into newly-built homes, and ultimately to their lives today; the book is about friendship and resilience – and the recipes that helped along the way. Continue reading Tears, laughter and champagne: A story of friendship forged through fire and food

Some of our favourite Canberra food, experiences and eateries of 2017

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There are so many good food options available in Canberra but there’s just not enough time to get through it all! Obviously I eat out quite a bit but I never seem to make it through my ‘to eat’ list….. I’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Canberra food, food experiences and eateries in 2017. This list also includes favourites as voted by you on our Facebook page! Continue reading Some of our favourite Canberra food, experiences and eateries of 2017

Four Winds Vineyard: Pizza and wine in the sunshine

Four Winds Vineyard - pizza and wine

Pizza and wine in the sunshine is one of the ways you need to spend at least one of your days this summer. The perfect place to do just that is Four Winds Vineyard. An easy 35-minute drive from Canberra CBD will land you in amazing wine country, surrounded by some of the regions best wineries with Four Winds Vineyard being one of them. Continue reading Four Winds Vineyard: Pizza and wine in the sunshine

Lunch at Olleyville

Lunch at Olleyville

Have you been to Olleyville? It’s the restaurant at Murrumbateman’s premium family-owned winery, Shaw Vineyard Estate and it reopened in August. The restaurant is a short drive from Canberra and the menu has something for everyone. I took Mr Eat Canberras mum there for lunch on a Friday and we were very impressed. We agreed that it would be a great location for lunch or dinner with the rest of the family. Continue reading Lunch at Olleyville

A hub for creative minds, amazing coffee and delicious food

Yass

Amazing things can happen when like-minded friends with amazing ideas come together. Situated in Yass, Trader & Co. is a result of just that. It’s a collective of businesses that can all be found in a trendy warehouse-style space. Two of the businesses you’ll find at Trader & Co. are Six8 Coffee Roaster, an amazing coffee bar and roastery, and The Kitchen that serves up fresh, healthy and nourishing fresh juices and wholefoods. Continue reading A hub for creative minds, amazing coffee and delicious food

Breakfast hot spots to add to your Canberra ‘to eat’ list

Looking for some new places for breakfast or brunch in Canberra? Eat Canberra contributor (and amazing photographer) Chanel, recently ventured out in Canberra City and found some breakfast hot spots for you to add to your ‘to eat’ list. Continue reading Breakfast hot spots to add to your Canberra ‘to eat’ list