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These are the blog stories about Sunshine Coast and Surrounds food producers, growers, farmers, produce as well as restaurant reviews and recipes.  Please visit to read these stories and more.

I have been fascinated with the purple congo potatoes ever since I first discovered them at the Noosa Farmers' Market years ago. The flesh of this vegetable is a vibrant purple when sliced in half and is quite spectacular. Visually it is a really treat, and this is a fun way of showing it off. They can loose a little of its vibrancy in the cooking process so boiling them with their skins on is the [...]
Fri, Aug 14, 2015
Source: Regional Foodie Category: REGIONAL FOODIE
Living on the Sunshine Coast, writing about our food industries, I spend a lot of time visiting farmers and seeking out food producers. I love the industry and everything that comes with it. The Sunshine Coast in particular is blessed with a number of producers that are focused on ethical farming practices, and wherever possible, it is something I like to highlight and showcase. There has been much talk about ‘ethically produced', and ‘ethical farming practices'. It [...]
Sat, Aug 08, 2015
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A little excited *squeal* – only 37 more sleeps until the 2015 Real Food Festival and with the launch of the Real Food Festival Program, there is a lot to get excited about. 12th -13th September are the dates you need to circle on your calendar, and then you need to download the program and start circling all of the producers, stalls, speakers and foodies that you want to see, listen to, speak to and sample [...]
Wed, Aug 05, 2015
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Peter Brettell's (Wild Rocket @ Misty's in Montville Head Chef and passionate local beef supporter) shared his braised beef recipe with me some time ago. It is delicious! With the cold weather it is a true ‘nose to tail' winter warmer. If you are not familiar with the ‘nose to tail' concept – it is the art of using the lesser known cuts meats – no waste! With many Sunshine Coast beef [...]
Fri, Jul 24, 2015
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Being a seafood lover, I love a good fishtale (pardon the pun), so when invited to The Fishtales Fisherman's Club showcase at The Golden Pig, it took me all but 2 seconds to give a resounding, “I'll be there”. It was an opportunity to meet some representatives of the seafood industry that are leading the way in sustainable fishing practices… and to sample some yummy fresh seafood (the ultimate drawcard for me) that these representatives would [...]
Thu, Jul 16, 2015
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