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What we won’t be missing at Canberra Wine Week 2017

It’s no secret that we love a cheeky drop here at HerCanberra. It’s also no secret that Canberra has some of the most spectacular wines in the country (in our humble opinion). Our Founder Amanda can’t get enough of Lark Hill Chardonnay (and accepts donations) and I would personally walk over broken glass for a […]

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Pialligo Estate Academy: Heighten interests and foster passions

At the picturesque setting that is Pialligo Estate, it’s hard to imagine anything tasting less than exquisite. It’s almost like a manicured farmland; the refined, rustic simplicity of the estate claims a flavour of its own. And perhaps it’s impossible to bottle or capture this essence—as it is unique to Pialligo—but that doesn’t mean you […]

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Easy Sausage Rolls

Impress your mates with a plate of these super easy sausage rolls to share! What you need 1-2 baking trays, lined with baking paper Small jug or bowl Food processor Ingredients (Makes 32) 4 sheets puff pastry, slightly thawed 1 egg + 1 tablespoon milk, lightly beaten To serve: Poppy or sesame seeds For the filling:  […]

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Satisfy your sweet tooth at these 10+ dessert spots

Everyone gets hit with the occasional dessert craving—it’s inevitable in a world full of hormones and stress. Canberra is a great place for anyone looking to overdose on chocolate, load up on milkshakes or dig into decadent pastries. To make navigating your next sweet outing a bit easier, here are 10 of our favourite sweet […]

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A Canberra walk soaked in French flavour

What could be more enjoyable than ambling around Lake Burley Griffin in the autumn sunshine? How about ambling around the lake in the autumn sunshine and stopping to eat four courses of gourmet French food matched with local wines along the way? “Oui oui!” We hear you cry. The Gourmet Walk in Canberra will be […]

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Fall for autumn food in Barton

Barton really is a wonderful part of Canberra.  It’s hard to list all the things that are great about it. Ritual’s coffee, Brew & Brew’s muffins, Maple and Clove’s smoothies and Little Bird’s lunches…the HerCanberra office… Okay, so we might be a little biased, but so help us if we aren’t going to get excited about […]

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The season for simple steak

What’s the best way to serve steak? Under a pile of butter… As the temperatures start their downward climb, it’s natural to want to move from summer salad eating to something a little more hearty. The Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets have four butcher shops to find the best cut of meat for this recipe. Steak […]

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A Midsummer Charity Affair

Each year, the Neonatal Unit at Canberra Hospital takes in 500 babies from the southern New South Wales region who begin their lives with a fight. Over 100 will require assisted ventilation with equipment not available elsewhere. Many are pre-term; many have complications and spend longer periods of time in intensive care. Recently, local photographer, stylist […]

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Modern Classics: Seventies recipes reinvented

Before Instagram and the rise of the food stylist, recipe books were utilitarian items. Dog-eared and food-smeared, inside their worn covers lay culinary gems passed down from generation to generation. Belinda Neame takes inspiration from our mothers’ kitchens, reinventing four of yesterday’s classics for today’s table. 1970S CHOCOLATE FONDUE TO 2017 Chocolate fondue sharing platter […]

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Seeing seafood in seven courses

There’s a Japanese proverb “Even the head of a sardine can become holy with devotion.” But fear not. When the Chairman Group roll out their Seafood Festival over autumn, there will be plenty more to devote yourself to than sardine heads alone… For instance, how does a succulent slab of chargrilled lobster resting on a […]

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