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Hey Foodies

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.

Stories

  • crackle corn

    Meet The Locals – Crackle Corn

    Creator Katherine Yerondais is a Melbourne based pastry chef whose commitment for perfection has resulted in the Caramel Popcorn treat that refuses to compromise. In this interview, Katherine shares with us her beautiful food philosophy,......

  • danny balboa's sauce

    Meet The Locals – Danny Balboas Sauce Co

    Born from one man’s love of BBQ, action movies and good old fashioned friendship is Danny Balboa’s Sauce Co. Danny Verbi is a multi award winning pit master who is continuously experimenting with new flavours......

  • eighteen thousand islands

    Meet The Locals – Eighteen Thousand Islands

    In 2002, Merv and Chris, cousins who grew up in Melbourne with half Indonesian heritage, decided to make a bit of extra cash by selling satays at the Queen Victoria Night Market in Melbourne. Each......

  • pure and purple

    Meet The Locals – Pure & Purple

    Instead of putting their feet up and enjoying retirement, sisters-in-law Debbie & Helena turned their love of garlic – growing it, cooking with it, and sharing results with their family and friends into a thriving......

  • winnow chocolates

    Meet The Locals – Winnow Chocolates

    Winnow Chocolates, by Sydney-based chocolatier Amanda McKeith, create the most colourful and creative couverture chocolate.  In this interview, Amanda shares with us how the name ‘Winnow’ is actually derived from the chocolate making process, the......

  • zest byron bay

    Meet The Locals – Zest Byron Bay

    In the hills of Byron Bay amongst music and laughter, the team of Zest hand produce a beautiful range of spice pastes and curry blends that are simple, easy to use and full of colourful......

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Lifestyle

  • bbq tips

    15 BBQ Tips & Commandments

    Looking for some BBQ tips to get the most out of your grilling? Here are our top 15 BBQ Tips & Commandments:     One //  Let the BBQ heat up properly – it will......

  • date night recipes

    3 Delicious Date Night Recipes

    Nothing says “I’m into you” or “I love you” more than a home cooked delicious dinner. To help woo your date, we’ve pulled together 3 impressive date night recipes – choose between 2 mains and......

  • Australian Food Podcasts

    7 Australian Food Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

    The best podcasts are reinvigorating and entertaining, allowing you to escape from your day for a few precious minutes (or more!).  We just love the fact that podcasts are an on demand, on the go......

  • entertaining tips

    7 Ideas To Impress Your Guests

    Whether it’s a formal dinner party or relaxed friendly BBQ, some of Australia’s best food bloggers, stylists and party planners have shared their top tips with us to help make YOU the host with the most.  ......

  • 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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Recipes

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • roast soy chicken

    Roast Soy Chicken with Zingy Ginger Sauce

    Jazz up a roast chicken dinner with this delicious soy marinade and delicious zingy ginger sauce. Create a whole roast chicken masterpiece or dinner in a flash using juicy chicken thighs.  We love the versatility......

  • pulled pork tacos

    Tacos De Cochinita Pibil (Pulled Pork Tacos)

    ‘Pibil’ is a Mayan word for buried, which refers to the traditional method of cooking in an underground fire pit, covered with banana leaves. Traditionally, this Pulled Pork Taco recipe is made with Seville oranges......

  • satay chicken

    Traditional Satay Chicken Skewers

    After partnering with the guys from Eighteen Thousand Islands, we asked them to share with us (& you!) their way of making the most delicious and authentic chicken satay skewers. So here it is! “These......

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  • Hello lovely foodies!! Its Kate here Im hoping to get
  • Yesssss to delicious Australian made Asian inspired foods This is
  • Those dumplings we spoke about in our last insta post
  • Hey foodies! You guys have to try this recipe this
  • Brrrrrr Winter sure is here After a much needed holiday
  • The noosafoodandwine festival has kicked off today One day well
  • Dinner time! Try this sizzling beef  broccolini stir fry
  • Eeny meeny miny modecisions decisions Which should we have for
  •  NEW  MEET THE LOCALS INTERVIEW  Another inspiring
  • Food and family are so entwined So many of my