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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

  • brushwoods

    Meet The Locals – Brushwoods

    Meet Kendra Kerrisk, a woman on a mission to reestablish the connection between farmer and you, the consumer. She’s also the founder of the family operated business Brushwoods who produce freshly rolled oats and the most......

  • luca ciano

    Meet The Locals – Chef Luca Ciano

    Luca Ciano started cooking with his Mum and Grandma when he was 8 years old, taking his first few steps in becoming a chef. Born and raised in Milan, he inherited his passion for food......

  • 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......

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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......

  • carrot cake porridge

    Carrot Cake Porridge

    Inspired by the latest ‘Winter Feast’ Discovery Box theme, we developed this recipe to make your usual bowl of porridge oats that little bit extra special….worthy of a breakfast feast!  This Carrot Cake Porridge recipe......

  • 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......

  • rhubarb and apple crumble

    Rhubarb & Apple Crumble

    Rhubarb and Apple Crumble is a MUST dessert in Winter. There is something truly satisfying about the soft warmth of the fruit, subtle sweet spice and crunchy topping.  This Rhubarb and Apple Crumble recipe uses......

  • 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......

  • slow cooked beef cheefs

    Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks

    As the nights become colder, our bodies crave warmth and comfort. Try these melt-in-your mouth slow cooked beef cheeks served on buttery mashed potato for the ultimate Winter warmer meal.  This Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks......

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