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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.


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    Meet The Locals – Mount Zero Olives

    Mount Zero Olives is a family owned olive grove on the northern edge of the Grampians National Park in Victoria. The olive grove is Demeter certified bio-dynamic practicing a holistic and chemical free approach to......

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    Meet The Locals – Olsson’s

    Olsson’s is the oldest family owned and operated salt company in Australia. Their story in Australia begun in 1878 when Olaus Olsson arrived in Melbourne from a small town in Sweden. Fast forward to today......

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    Meet The Locals – Red Rock Olives

    Owners Rita and David, both passionate about the environment met whilst tree planting in the Wirrema area in Victoria.  Together they took on Red Rock Olives with a vision to only leave a small environmental footprint......

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    Meet The Locals – Sin-ko-nah

    Sarah Robins is a local food advocate and founder of sin-kō-nah tonic syrup, a bittersweet mixer for the discerning drinker. Made to a recipe formulated in the 1820s, sin-kō-nah tonic syrup returns this refreshing tipple......

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    Meet The Locals – Tabletop Grapes

    In 1972, founders Gino and Elina Gareffa bought their first property in Mildura, known for its abundant sunshine, rich red loam soil and irrigated water from the Murray River. Wanting dried fruit that was rich......

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    Meet The Locals – The Haus Of Health

    Behind the brand The Haus of Health is a dynamic & passionate family trio – sisters Angelina and Gabriella and mum Edina. Their delicious wholesome blends are hand curated and hand crafted in Melbourne using......

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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......

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    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 platforms for us foodies to drool over some serious #foodporn. Below you’ll find......

  • A new beginning is near

    Spring has truly sprung over at foodies agenda HQ. They say Spring brings new growth and new beginnings and so far this is proving to be true for us. Over the coming weeks you’ll notice......

  • Delicious Australian Foodie Escapes

    Whether it’s travelling overseas or within Australia, a perfect holiday in our books always includes eating great food and memorable foodie adventures. Australia’s rich and diverse landscape provides many different foodie experiences, from North to South, East......

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    Rise and Shine

      Let us start by saying… Yes, we LOVE breakfast here at Foodies Collective. It’s quite possibly our favourite meal of the day. We all know the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of......

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    Aussie Seafood Salad

    This salad is the perfect addition to your Australian inspired BBQ spread. Why? ✔ Shrimps on the barbie (ok, just prawns in a hot pan) ✔ Bush Tucker – found in the delicious Fish Seasoning ✔ Because us Aussies......

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    BBQ Pork Ribs with Chipotle Mop

    Even saying the words, BBQ pork ribs gets us salivating. Does it for you? Suffice to say when Richard from Melbourne Hot Sauce shared this recipe with us, we were a tad over excited. Richard’s cooking method......

  • 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......

  • Fish Tacos with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce

    The benefits of eating fish are really endless – low in fat & cholesterol, high in protein, loaded with minerals like iodine, zinc & potassium, rich in many vitamins and of course full of omega-3’s. But putting these......

  • Homemade Nutty Granola

    I love weekends. Apart from the obvious of not having to wake up to an alarm or fight my way through Sydney’s renowned terrible traffic. I love weekends because I get to spend more time cooking &......

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    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......

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