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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

  • 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......

  • meet the locals caramelicious

    Meet The Locals – Caramelicious

    Caramelicious is a family owned business making traditional French style salted caramel with a family recipe which has passed down three generations. Rémi & Breena Tremsal have put their heart and soul into developing an exceptional......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • singing magpie produce

    Meet The Locals – Singing Magpie Produce

    For over 100 years, the Heward family has tended their orchard in the rich and generous soils of the Riverland, South Australia. Amos ‘Jack’ Heward planted his orchard in the 1920s at Monash and today......

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Lifestyle

  • 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......

  • 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......

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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......

  • 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......

  • cauliflower lentil salad

    Roasted Cauliflower Lentil Salad by MasterChef Arum Nixon

    We recently had our favourite MasterChef contestant & top 5 finalist, Arum Nixon, curate the Oct/Nov Discovery Box. This seriously delicious box contained some of Arum’s favourite ingredients to cook with, including the Box Grove Vineyard Verjuice + Wits End gorgeous......

  • 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......

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