FoodWineTravelTips

Tips from IFWTWA Australasia's professional food, wine and travel writers

Mornington Peninsula family business to offer locally grown frozen berries

With supermarket shelves depleted of frozen berries in the wake of the Hepatitis A scare from contaminated imported berries, the Gallace family from Mornington Peninsula south of Melbourne has stepped … Continue reading

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An invitation from Travel Writers Radio

This week the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) celebrates its first year of the Travel Writers Radio show, covering all the areas of food, wine and beverages, … Continue reading

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Feed your soul in Sydney’s Blue Mountains

The act of hiking is as much a lasting memory to me as the final breathtaking scenery awarded at the end of the long journey. Cutty grass slicing its name … Continue reading

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Travelling with a Twist – Health and Fitness Holidays

Samantha Lippiatt spent quite a few years in the ‘mainstream’ of the travel business; a few years she had this idea about health, wellness and travel so she went in … Continue reading

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Culinary “sensei” reveals secret to great sushi

It was on a push bicycle tour of Japan, with little more than a sleeping bag and his notebook, Kengo Hiromatsu decided he would become a chef. From East to … Continue reading

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Travel Writers Radio Show – Podcasts

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA Australasia) brings you the radio show without fear or favour, The Travel Writers show on Melbourne broadcaster, J-AIR. This week is … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – The City’s Best Banh Mi

There’s nothing worse than arriving at your lunch break only to find your homemade sandwich has gone soggy. Enter the banh mi – a crusty French baguette slathered with pate, … Continue reading

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Sheraton Brand Returns to Melbourne

The iconic Sheraton hotel brand has returned to Melbourne after a nine-year hiatus in the city. The opening of the five-star Sheraton Hotel Melbourne in Little Collins Street takes Starwood … Continue reading

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Blumenthal’s ‘The Fat Duck’ set for Migration to Melbourne

Melbourne has scored a major culinary coup with the announcement that esteemed chef Heston Blumenthal will shut the doors to his three Michelin starred restaurant, The Fat Duck in the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – The City’s Best Meatballs

Move over hamburgers and other meaty treats – make way for the meatball! The humble meatball has been revolutionised and is popping up all over Melbourne in various guises. The … Continue reading

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VALE Mark Juddery

IFWTWA Australasia member, Mark Juddery died in a Canberra hospital on Tuesday after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 43. Mark was an active writer, based in Australia’s capital, … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – Docklands Arts, Laughs and Blues Festival

There’s still a couple of days left of school holidays and if you’ve run out of ideas to entertain the kids, never fear, as today marks the start of the … Continue reading

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