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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.

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,......

  • moreish menu

    Meet The Locals – Moreish Menu

    Mother-daughter duo Beris Anderson and Laura Anderson, owners of Moreish Menu, hand-roll, bake and then partially snap their lavosh into uniquely-shaped shards, allowing you to crack your own crackers into your desired size. Made using......

  • silver penny puddings

    Meet The Locals – Silver Penny Puddings

    Silver Penny Puddings goal is to produce the best Traditional English Christmas Pudding with quality natural Australian produce. Each year production commences in early Spring to ensure customers receive a mature and developed pudding for......

  • Springmount Fine Foods

    Meet The Locals – Springmount Fine Foods

    Primarily a producer of black garlic, family-run Springmount Fine Foods were inspired to create other complimentary gourmet foods that also work perfectly on cheese boards after a bumper crop of plums and apples. Handcrafted in......

  • urban beehive

    Meet The Locals – The Urban Beehive

    Thanks to The Urban Beehive, there are some lucky bees in Sydney enjoying some of the best views in the city. In 2010 The Urban Beehive launched with the aim of supporting the honeybees that do......

  • 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......

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Lifestyle

  • 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.  ......

  • 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......

  • perfect picnic

    Everything You Need For The Perfect Picnic

    Luckily for us in Australia, it’s picnic season all year round. There is however something extra special about those Summer good time vibes which makes it our favourite season to pull out the picnic rug, chill......

  • party cocktails

    Why you should serve cocktails at your next party and how to nail it

    The rise of social media and proliferation of the “instagrammable drink” can make cocktails seem like a complex beast. The truth is, they don’t have to be! In fact, with a few simple hacks and......

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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......

  • 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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