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Welcome to the new home of foodies agenda. Originally a stand alone food and lifestyle blog, foodies agenda is now the communal food journal for Foodies Collective. So what’s on the agenda you ask? Here you’ll find behind the scene stories, interviews with our passionate producers and other Australian food heroes, plus delicious seasonal recipes, all designed to excite and inspire.

Watch this space as we continue to develop and build a true community experience.


  • Alex Retief

    Friday Foodie In Focus – Alex Retief – Urban Winery Sydney

    We are excited to bring you another inspirational ‘Friday Foodie In Focus’ interview, this week with Alex Retief, head honcho of A.Retief Wines plus the mastermind behind Urban Winery Sydney. As we are partnering with......

  • Friday Foodie In Focus – Arum Nixon

    Have you ever wondered if the food is hot or cold when judged on MasterChef? Arum Nixon, our favourite MasterChef contestant, spills the beans + more in today’s Friday Foodie In Focus interview. Arum recently......

  • friday foodie love swah

    Friday Foodie In Focus – Love Swah

    It’s been awhile since we’ve done a Friday Foodie In Focus so we’re incredibly excited to bring you a super sweet one today 😉 (especially as her No Bake Mini Smores Cups were such a hit......

  • Meet The Locals – BeccyKittyDesigns

    This ‘Meet The Locals’ interview is a little different to the usual line up of partner food producers. As part of our exciting new partnership with greeting card designer Bec Kitson, we thought it would be......

  • meet the locals black pantry

    Meet The Locals – Black Pantry

    Black Pantry began in 2013 with a humble recipe for rosewater marshmallows. Based in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, sisters Jo and Belinda Black knew they had something special when requests for more marshmallows came in thick......

  • meet the locals caramelicious

    Meet The Locals – Caramelicious

    Caramelicious is a family owned business making traditional French style salted caramel with a family recipe which has passed down three generations. Rémi & Breena Tremsal have put their heart and soul into developing an exceptional......

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  • 5 (simple) tips to reduce food waste

    Do you experience that pang of guilt as you yet again throw out that limp bunch of coriander or find yourself questioning whether those last 2 eggs are really past their use by date? Don’t......

  • 9 Australian Instagram foodies

    Instagram is fab for a bit (ok a lot) of escapism, inspiration and connection. We believe it’s one of the best social media platforms for us foodies to drool over some serious #foodporn. Below you’ll......

  • Australia's foodie bucket list

    Australia’s Foodie Bucket List – 16 Ultimate Food Experiences

    Australia is renowned world wide for its incredible food.  From our unique native ‘bush tucker’, quality local produce, our vibrant multicultural food scene to the innovative chefs whom continue to push boundaries and redefine modern Australian cooking. It’s no wonder......

  • Australian seafood

    Australian Seafood – How to choose sustainable & local

    Prawns, Crab & Salmon are all great for an Easter feast, but do you know where your seafood comes from? Shocking, but sadly true, the majority of the seafood Australian’s eat is imported. Whilst Australia is......

  • foodies collective barenuts

    Celebrating World Small Business Day….Everyday

    Today is World Small Business Day, so we’re setting a small challenge for everyone that reads this. In April, the UN General Assembly marked June 27 as a global day for the celebration of small......

  • New – Fun & Quirky Australian Greeting Cards available now

      We are so excited to announce a brand new partnership with BeccyKittyDesigns! Bec Kitson, the super creative woman behind this brand, creates the most fun, quirky and unique Australian greeting cards.   As part......

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  • chickpea lamb tagine

    Chickpea & Lamb Tagine

    This Chickpea, Lamb Tagine is our kind of comfort food. Warm, hearty & nourishing. It’s also a one ‘pot’ kind of meal which is perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon. On the flip side, served......

  • chocolate beetroot brownie

    Chocolate Beetroot Brownies

    It seems very fitting that we share this recipe with you today, considering it’s International Chocolate Day. But hey, who needs an excuse to eat chocolate?!  This rich, moist and fudgey Chocolate Beetroot Brownie recipe is......

  • Crab, Black Garlic & Truffle Pasta

    This Crab, Black Garlic and Truffle Pasta is perfect for a special occasion or if you’re hoping to woo someone…. The combination of sweet tender crab meat and rich, earthy tones from the black garlic and......

  • mini smores cups

    No Bake Mini Smores Cups

    We recently had the absolute pleasure in teaming up with one of Australia’s top food bloggers, Sarah Shrapnel of Love Swah for our ‘Decadent Desserst’ themed Discovery Box. Sarah has shared with us some awesome baking......

  • foodies collective panna cotta

    Panna Cotta with a bittersweet twist

      Sin-ko-nah is a new tonic syrup that is gaining lots of attention in foodie circles. Recently featured in Gourmet Traveller magazine, Inside Out magazine, the Weekly Review and now part of Qantas Epiqure, we......

  • cauliflower lentil salad

    Roasted Cauliflower Lentil Salad by Arum Nixon

    We recently had our favourite MasterChef contestant & top 5 finalist Arum Nixon curate the Oct/Nov Discovery Box. This box contained some of Arum’s favourite ingredients to cook with, including the Box Grove Vineyard Verjuice + Wits End gorgeous lentils which is a......

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