New Reefs Hydroponics – On The Food Trail

New Reefs Hydroponics – On The Food Trail

A little piece of paradise is how I would describe my visit to Dean and Alison Halpin at New Reefs Hydroponics where they have been growing a variety of hydroponics at their Grasstree Beach property for the last twenty years. When I arrived, they were busy picking...
Camilleri’s Farm Market – On The Food Trail

Camilleri’s Farm Market – On The Food Trail

For anyone who has ever had a conversation with Brian Camilleri about growing any type of produce, you will most likely agree that he is the holder of an incredible amount of knowledge about all things growing and horticulture. During the few conversations I have had...
Alex and Gareth Cook Up A Storm!

Alex and Gareth Cook Up A Storm!

Have I told you all how much I love this thing that some people might call work? What a privilege it was to host Alex and Gareth at the Greater Whitsunday Farmers Markets this week. These guys were so down to earth and their love of food just radiates through...
On The Food Trail @ Just Got Laid Free Range Eggs

On The Food Trail @ Just Got Laid Free Range Eggs

You all know how much I love getting out and about and meeting our local producers and this was absolutely the case when I visited Caroline and Greg at the home of Just Got Laid Free Range Eggs. I was welcomed with open arms and when I walked into the kitchen my heart...
On The Food Trail – Gourmet Safari at Eungella Beef

On The Food Trail – Gourmet Safari at Eungella Beef

It’s not often that you get to create a five course meal starring the beef from Cloudbreak Lowlines and Eungella Beef and serve it to 50 guests who are seated in the most idyllic and picturesque location – right in the middle of the paddock where the cows...
Greater Whitsunday Farmers Markets

Greater Whitsunday Farmers Markets

I was thrilled when we were asked to be a part of the launch for the Greater Whitsunday Farmers Market and even more thrilled to find out that we would be cooking alongside the incredible Matt Golinski! We were very fortunate to have had Ashleigh Black, Head Chef at...
Slade Point Meat Specialists – On The Food Trail

Slade Point Meat Specialists – On The Food Trail

A visit to Slade Point Meat Specialists this week took me back to my childhood memories of going to the butchers shop with mum and dad and I have to say the experience was very similar. Steve Chapman loves his customers and enjoys taking time out to get to know them...
Whitsunday Beefalo & Berkshire Gold – On The Food Trail

Whitsunday Beefalo & Berkshire Gold – On The Food Trail

In April, we took some friends along to visit Whitsunday Beefalo & Berkshire Gold (located between Proserpine & Airlie Beach) for their monthly open farm day. We met Christina along with her beautiful Berkshire pigs and Beefalo “beef with a touch of...