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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.


  • 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......

  • alto olives

    Meet The Locals – Alto Olives

    Take sunshine, clean country air, constant warm days and cool nights – add professional grove management and a dash of ingenuity – and you have ALTO Olives. Located at the foothills of Australia’s Great Dividing......

  • Foodie Fee

    Meet The Locals – Foodie Fee

    Fiona Herron is the founder and owner of Foodie Fee, a Sydney based business that creates delicious, healthy alternative food & snacks. Their vision is to positively influence the lifestyle of Individuals. Making life experiences......

  • la tortilleria

    Meet The Locals – La Tortilleria

    The La Tortilleria story begins when Gerardo Lopez, a proud Mexican who had settled in Australia, met Diana, a passionate traveller with a love of Mexican food and culture. While Australians were beginning to enjoy......

  • mormor food

    Meet The Locals – Mormor Food

    Melissa Sheppard, founder of Mormor Food is just as passionate about supporting local as us. In fact, her entire business is reliant on the connections she has with local farmers in the Lockyer Valley where......

  • singing magpie produce

    Meet The Locals – Singing Magpie Produce

    For over 100 years, the Heward family has tended their orchard in the rich and generous soils of the Riverland, South Australia. Amos ‘Jack’ Heward planted his orchard in the 1920s at Monash and today......

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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......

  • kitchen tools and tricks

    6 Kitchen Tools & Tricks

    Want to maximise flavour and make better use of the food you cook with? MasterChef finalist, Arum Nixon, shares with us some key tools and tricks of the trade to help you in the kitchen.  Check out......

  • foodie christmas gift ideas

    7 Foodie Christmas Gift Ideas (great for Wine Lovers too!)

    Ok guys, the BIG DAY isn’t that far away now so it’s time to get a wriggle on with our Christmas gift shopping.  For the foodies in your life (& wine lovers because let’s be......

  • Australian Food Podcasts

    7 Snackable Australian Food Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

    Like a good morning or afternoon break, the best food podcasts are reinvigorating and entertaining, allowing you to escape from your day for a few precious minutes (or more!). Podcasts are the 21st century version......

  • 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......

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  • egg bacon cup

    Baked Egg & Bacon Cups with Dukkah

    Inspired by our current BRUNCH edition Discovery Box, these easy Egg Bacon Cups are ideal for a brunch gathering with friends, breakfast for two or a delicious & nutritious treat for the kids! We love......

  • chocolate peanut butter shake

    Chocolate & Peanut Butter Shake

    Chocolate & Peanut Butter…..need we say more? A match made in heaven right?! We’re still riding the snack train and couldn’t resist sharing this ‘oh so good’ (& simple) Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake recipe with you. This......

  • tomato risotto

    Fresh Tomato Risotto

    Sometimes the simplest things in life are the nicest. Take this Tomato Risotto for example. Using the freshest and best ingredients, this minimal recipe is sure to satisfy. With a little love and patience, you’ll......

  • Grilled Calamari with Australian Native Herbs

    A simple Grilled Calamari recipe perfect for the outdoor eating season.  The unique Australian Ranch Hand Foods ‘Life’s A Beach’ native herb rub gives a beautiful uplifting flavour to the calamari. It was recently featured......

  • lamb meatballs

    Lemon Lamb Meatballs with Rose Harissa sauce and Freekeh Salad

    Food is better when shared with friends, which is why we love this zingy Lamb Meatball dish as it makes the perfect sharing meal. Here at Foodies Collective it’s our mission to introduce you to......

  • Peanut Butter & Choc Chip Cookies

    These Peanut Butter & Choc Chip (or chunks as we prefer) Cookies really are the answer for your sweet & savoury cravings. Peanut Butter & Chocolate really do make the perfect combo, especially with a......

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