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A Beginners Guide to Barbecue

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

As the weather cools down at this time of year, Melburnians head indoors where it’s warm and cosy and the plethora of cooking shows blare from the television. While you’re barracking madly for your chosen …

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New CEO for the Queen Victoria Market

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Malcolm McCullough has been appointed CEO of the Queen Victoria Market. Announcing the appointment, the Chair of Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd, Paul Guerra, said that Mr McCullough’s appointment would bring a new level of retail …

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The Ultimate Egg Guide! Plus, How To Naturally Dye Eggs For Easter.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

With Easter just around the corner, I visited the Queen Victoria Market to get some egg-cellent tips for buying and storing eggs! I also thought I’d share with you a simple DIY for creating beautiful, …

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A Good Friday Feast

Monday, March 21, 2016

BBQ WHOLE BABY SNAPPER WITH OLIVE AND PAPRIKA DRESSING. Recipe by Sara Oteri Ingredients: Whole baby snapper Olive oil Salt & pepper 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 red onion Handful of parsley, chopped 1 tsp smoked paprika Generous splash of red wine vinegar Crushed olives …

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The Beginners Guide to the ‘Perfect Steak’

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

There’s no doubt that walking through the Market on a Saturday or Sunday as the traders are winding up for the day can create a certain degree of excitement, especially when the butchers and fishmongers …

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Chinese Community at the Market

Friday, February 19, 2016

Just after 1852 ships doing business in Southern China spread news of the discovery of gold in Victoria. At the time, population density in Kwantung province had put a strain on food supplies and so …

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Healthy Ice Cream Recipes

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

3 Healthy Ice Cream Recipes That You Can Make Without Any Fancy Equipment! Making my own ice cream is one of those things I’ve always wanted to do, but never attempted because I always put it …

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Treasure Hunting at the Night Market with Clare Hillier

Monday, January 18, 2016

This summer, the Night Market is hosting a perfectly curated selection of artisan designers and vintage collectors.  So, grab a Sangria, wonder around and shop my round up of ten seriously impressive specialty traders.     Red Dog …

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Market Checks and Spots: The Essential Summer Seafood Guide

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

  Sunshine, family and seafood is a winning combination on most Australia Christmas menus. To get the lowdown on serving the perfect seafood feast, I recently caught up with one of Queen Victoria Market’s fishmongers, Gary Rapley …

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A FOOD LOVERS’ GUIDE TO MASTERING THE NIGHT MARKET

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

It’s Wednesday, which means you’ve survived the weekly struggle of getting through Monday and Tuesday. I think this calls for a celebration, don’t you? Something to mix up your midweek routine and put more thump …

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