Category: food

Swings and roundabouts in Canberra

 Canberra has added the cool to the cultural Canberra- buzzing or boring? Situated inland, far from ocean or beach, in cool climate highlands, the Australian capital is the country’s most unusual city. The seat of a notoriously raucous parliament, spilling prime ministers like Friday night beers, this planned city of government is often shunned by

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Liquid light: Beautiful Barossa

Pindarie, Barossa Valley

Vines and olive groves. Is it Tuscany? Bordeaux? Rioja? No, Barossa Valley. Australia’s premier wine region lies just 70 km from Adelaide. For millennia the Dreamtime  legend spoke of a serpent who formed the ranges that surround this modern day Garden of Eden. A mere couple of centuries ago, Lutheran refugees, fleeing Prussia’s religious intolerance

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Goodies for foodies

Jamface, Adelaide Central Market

ADELAIDE’S CENTRAL MARKET I can’t believe I’ve lived here four years and not yet blogged about one of Adelaide’s greatest institutions and attractions, the Central Market. Since moving into the city, a weekly trip to the market (on the free city bus) is rapidly becoming a fixture. More than 80 fresh food stalls and boutique

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