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‘Intone’ with Melbourne

Tony Pierrakos has spent years photographing Melbourne. In between the fruit aisles of the Vic Market, he makes tourists and locals fall in love with the photogenic city.
Tony Pierrakos has a lot to thank Read More

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Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Ingredients
2 teaspoons dry yeast (Nut Trek, Shop 55-56, Dairy Hall)
¼ cup caster sugar (Nut Trek, Shop 55-56, Dairy Hall)
½ cup milk, warmed (Market Organics, Stalls 45-55, I Shed)
2 ½ cups plain Read More

orange butter

Hot Cross Bun Butter Recipes

These luxurious butter recipes from Ferguson Plarre (Shop 77-80, Dairy Hall) are the perfect accompaniment to warm or toasted hot cross buns.
Cinnamon Butter
Combine caster sugar, ground cinnamon and unsalted butter. Spread cut buns Read More

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We Hunt For The Best Hot Cross Buns

Easter means generous helpings of luscious hot cross buns. The Market is the place to stock up on indulgent Easter fare, with traders offering batches of soft, mouth-watering buns.
The hot cross buns at the Read More

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Chocolate Birds Nests

INGREDIENTS
220g milk or dark chocolate, broken into pieces (M & G Caiafa, Shop 66-70, Dairy Hall)
2 cups shredded coconut (Nut Trek, Shop 55-56, Dairy Hall)
mini speckled candy eggs (Koko Black, Shop 71-72, Read More

Bunny-Masks

Kids Craft – Bunny Masks

EQUIPMENT
Paper plates, paint and paintbrushes, coloured  cardboard, scissors, glue, pipecleaners, cotton balls,  glitter (optional), a hole punch and elastic.
METHOD
Draw two circles and a triangle on to the paper plate to make the Read More

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Launch of Variety Entertainers of the Century Painting

Recent visitors to the Market may have noticed a new face in the Food Court—or rather, 100 new faces. The Variety Entertainers of the Century painting was officially launched last week in it’s new home Read More

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Ask an Expert: George Milonas

One of the Market’s favourite fishmongers, George Milonas of George the Fishmonger (Shop 35, Meat Hall), shares tricks of the trade for selecting and storing seafood this Easter:
“When I started as a fishmonger nine Read More

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Seasonal Stars Recipe By Adam D’Sylva

At our recent ‘Seasonal Stars Goes Fishing’ event held as part of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Adam D’Sylva teamed up with George from George The Fishmonger to bring us the best seafood Read More

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Australian Red Cross Pops Up in String Bean Alley

Chris Drossos, Retail Area Coordinator (VIC) for the Australian Red Cross tells us about the Pop-up Op Shop that has appeared in String Bean Alley for the month of March.
We will have an amazing Read More

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