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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.

For me mushrooms conjure up memories of mushroom hunts with my mother. My mother was quite the mushroom connoisseur… she knew how to identify all of the edible mushrooms. Growing up in a war-torn Germany, seeking out edible mushrooms was a matter survival in more sense than one. I now wish I had paid more attention – she could identify not just your common field mushrooms, but also Slippery Jacks, Chanterelles, Portobellos and others that I [...]
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
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Flowers have always held a certain fascination for me, add to that the novelty of edible flowers and I am even more interested. A number of years ago I became quite obsessed with edible flowers. So much so, that I began writing a book about them. The book is still a work in progress, and hopefully will one day see the light of day, but the novelty has yet to wear off. I thought I had a [...]
Wed, Oct 07, 2015
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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
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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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