Tag Archives: Australia Day

Sweet potato croquettes with roo tail and native herbs

I like cooking with native ingredients for Australia Day. It gives me pause to reflect on the Traditional Owners of this land, give thanks for their custodianship and recognise their knowledge. I had great success with my first ever batch … Continue reading

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Wallaby tacos

Taco Tuesday went Australian this week, to celebrate this great land. I visited Hobart’s Farm Gate Market on Australia Day, and have been carrying on the theme all through the week. I was chuffed to meet Ross O’Meara from Bruny … Continue reading

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Australia Day at Hobart’s Farm Gate Market

If you haven’t gathered by now, I’m a bit of a nut for farmers markets. Coming from a Tasmania family, I follow and really appreciate Tasmanian produce. I’ve always loved Salamanca Market, but it’s not a food market. I have … Continue reading

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Wombat biscuits

On 26 January each year, we celebrate Australia Day. When I was young, the day was not an occasion. It was merely a day off. These days, it is celebrated with much more fervour, despite the debates over the past … Continue reading

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Coat of Arms sliders

Australia Day is fast approaching. This year, rather than cooking up some lamb why not take a cue from the first Australians. Emu and kangaroo meat is very good for you and raising the animals has a much lower environmental … Continue reading

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