For vegans, eating out in Melbourne has never been more delicious, as more and more restaurants jump on the animal-free bandwagon. Everything from pizzas and tacos to burgers and milkshakes are now a drool-worthy option for our ethically minded friends – enough to inspire even meat eaters to make the change.
Fennel is an elusive character. Technically defined as a herb, it can be sweet and soft, crunchy and fresh, eaten raw or cooked, and comes from the same plant family as carrots and parsley. If you’re not yet a fan of its liquorice flavours, our root-to-stem guide will convert you, with tips on how to buy, store, and eat it.
If rubbing shoulders with celebrated chefs at a property home to one of Australia’s most renowned 2 Chefs Hat restaurants sounds like your idea of a good time, then you ought to put The Lake House Cooking School on your bucket list.
Melbourne is not just the most liveable city in the world, it is also visited by thousands of admiring tourists each year - especially the foodie variety! The social media race is on to uncover the nooks and crannies that make this city so special.
August is the month to get inspired to cook like an Italian Nonna, and serve heart-warming meals to your family and friends. It’s not too hard to get Italian-inspired with a visit to 670 Chapel Street, South Yarra, just near the river. This one-stop foodie haven has everything you need to start mastering your new Mediterranean-inspired repertoire, and shopping is made simple with plenty of parking underneath.
Mornington Peninsula: Produce
At 2 Macs Farm, you will gain an insight into what paddock to plate truly means. The talented couple behind the working farm sells a range of fresh produce grown and made on the grounds. They also offer a number of experiences to entertain and educate locals, visitors and everyone in between.