Taste Great Southern is an annual festival that celebrates the food and wine of the Great Southern region of Western Australia, based around the major centres of Albany, Denmark, Mt Barker, Kojonup and Katanning.
It’s nearly that time again – Truffle Kerfuffle returns to Manjimup on Friday 23 – Sunday 25 June 2017. Joining this year’s special guests Paul West (River Cottage Australia) and Jack Stein (Stein Group, UK) is a stellar lineup of WA talent.
Celebrity chefs Colin Fassnidge and Miguel Maestre will head the line-up of chefs at Taste Great Southern from March 23 to April 9, 2017
Hosted by Buy West Eat Best, in partnership with the City of Swan, the “Meet the Maker” event provided the opportunity to meet with some the region’s smaller growers and makers, and of course sample some of their great products.
WAtoday Good Food Month presented by Citi begins on March 22, with exclusive new events and the return of Perth’s Night Noodle Markets. Elizabeth Quay will be transformed with the colours, sounds and smells of an Asian hawker market with 23 stallholders, various bars and nightly music from Wednesday, March 22 to Sunday, April 2. Black Star Pastry will be returning with their famed strawberry watermelon cake and N2 Gelato crossover desserts. I was overseas during the 2016 Perth markets but finally got to try this delicious dessert at Melbourne’s Night Noodle Markets last November! Other stallholders include Hoy Pinoy, Bao Stop, Miss Chow’s Dumplings, Low Key Chow House and Dainty Dowager. Gelato Messina, voted the best gelato in Australia by Good Food Guide, will be bringing some amusingly named dishes to Perth; prepare yourself for the Great Balls of Fryer, Thai and Stop Me and Pavrova… Many stallholders will offer a…
For six weeks from 23 February to 09 April 2017, Crown Perth’s pub The Merrywell has been transformed into the Jack Daniel’s Barrel House to provide Perth with a little taste of Tennessee.
I sat with Darren in the lead-up to last year’s Margaret River Gourmet Escape, where we chatted about his views on fame and whether he would be returning to TV…