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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......

  • Meet The Locals – Greenwheat Freekeh

    Tony Lutfi is the founder of the world’s largest producer of freekeh. Greenwheat Freekeh, based in South Australia, is also the world’s first major company producing freekeh via modern automated means. Due to the primitive......

  • Kakadu Plum Co

    Meet The Locals – Kakadu Plum Co

    Sitting having her morning green smoothie one day, founder, Tahlia Mandie asked herself: “Does Australia not have its own homegrown native superfood?” From there her research led her to the powerhouse fruit, Kakadu Plum. Kakadu......

  • 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......

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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......

  • bibimbap recipe

    Exclusive recipe by Cornersmith: Bibimbap for Meat Free Week

    Looking for a delicious Spring inspired meal for Meat Free Week? Look no further than this fresh and tangy Bibimbap recipe. The team at Cornersmith and Meat Free Week Australia have given us this very......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • white bean lemon dip

    Quick White Bean & Lemon Dip

    This month we’re obsessed with all things ‘snack’ related. For us, the best snacks are of course delicious, but also easy to make, mostly because our cravings quickly creep up on us and we need......

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