Anthea Cheng was always passionate about food and from a young age she wanted to make the world a better place. She moved to Canberra for work in 2011 and eventually realised she needed a change from her public service job. She wanted a career that would allow her to help people and contribute positively to the world.
In 2015, Anthea started an Instagram account, Rainbow Nourishments, where she would share her plant-based creations. Now with an Instagram following of over 92,000 people, Anthea has created a community and a career doing what she loves and helping others to live healthier and more sustainably. She has several ebooks, a cake business and she also hosts food workshops and events.
Continue reading Eating the rainbow with Anthea Cheng, founder of Rainbow Nourishments
With the vegetarian population expanding and the demand for 1kg steaks decreasing, we’ve witnessed a been a boom in vegetarian cuisine options in our beloved Canberra. Whether you’re a legume-loving activist or a rampant meat enthusiast these five eateries are sure to satisfy all your cravings and leave you feeling completely satisfied. Continue reading Veg Out: Five of our favourite vegetarian eateries in Canberra
Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be a judge on MKR or Masterchef Australia? Well if you head in for a Taste & Test experience at Sage Restaurant then you’ll come pretty close to wearing the pants (or cravat) of Matt Preston or judging whether or not there’s enough sauce like Manu Fieldel. If there’s not enough sauce or you think one of the dishes is missing something then you can score the dish down or leave a comment to suggest improvements. Sounds like fun doesn’t it? Continue reading Taste & Test at Sage Restaurant
March is such an exciting month with so much to see, eat and do in the nation’s capital! Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets kicked off on Friday and are some of the many events happening during Good Food Month. We were invited to some special foodie events to try ALL the food. We want to share it all with you so you can be prepared when you head to the Night Noodle Markets this year. Continue reading What to eat at the Night Noodle Markets
We’re excited to introduce you to Eat Canberra’s first Intern from the University of Canberra. Bronte is a final year commerce and marketing student and is really excited about the opportunity to work with Eat Canberra. She will be with us over the next few months covering events, creating content and sharing more foodie adventures with you. Bronte was born in Canberra, loves to explore this beautiful city, travel and of course eat delicious food! She’s also a pescatarian so we’ll be bringing you more articles about where to get delicious meat-free meals from. Meet our food-loving Intern who you’ll be hearing more from very soon. Continue reading Meet our new Intern – Bronte
I recently wrote and put together a local’s healthy guide to Canberra for The Fit Traveller. So if you’re a local, interstate visitor or international visitor and you’re looking for a healthy trip to the nation’s capital then this is the perfect guide for you. Continue reading A local’s healthy guide to Canberra
Did you know about the hidden treasure at The Dickson Tradies? It’s known as The Canberra Wine House and it’s a gorgeous, intimate spot for a wine or three and a bite to eat. There’s a beautiful indoor area and an outdoor garden space so it’s suitable for all seasons and events. Continue reading Wine and cheese? Yes please!
I’ve been so busy lately and I haven’t been in the kitchen much. In celebration of the long weekend I decided to make Mr Eat Canberra a special dinner of Oysters Kilpatrick and Mussels in tomato and chilli broth with crusty bread. Of course no meal is complete without dessert so I whipped up a baked strawberry swirl cheesecake. It’s an easy and delicious dessert that’s best made the day before and can be eaten for several days after you’ve baked it. It looks pretty and it’s not too sweet. It will put a smile on everyone’s face and Mr Eat Canberra scored it a 10/10! Continue reading Baked Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake
This might look like an ordinary pizza but guess what? It’s not! This is a gluten free, vegetarian pizza made with a cauliflower crust and it is delicious. Continue reading Cauliflower pizza
Move over Melbourne, Sydney is the true winner when it comes to serving up the best meal of the day – breakfast. There’s a haven hiding around every corner but my advice is, do your research! Instagram is the perfect stalking tool to avoid breaking the wallet and leaving a café with an empty stomach – sound familiar? To get you started, here are my top 5 breakfast spots in Sydney. Continue reading MY TOP 5 BREAKFAST SPOTS IN SYDNEY