Tour Code: ITA
Visit delis full of olives, cheeses, small-goods, olive oil, aged vinegar, pasta and sauces, a bakery famous for crusty pane di casa bread, fresh pasta makers, an expert cheese makers, some of the best Italian fruit and vegetables - all at friendly family-run businesses. Indulge in some great homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza & salads followed by a visit to bottle shop to taste some Italian liquers.
Tour Code: GRK
Start with a Greek coffee and some wonderful freshly baked pastries from one of the best bakers in Sydney. Then we drive to colourful bustling Illawarra Road, Marrickville to visit a number of family-owned Greek businesses including a butcher with some of the best lamb and louganika (Greek sausages), taste and learn about the range of olives and fetta cheese, discover the best Greek bread shop in town and pop in to one of the newest places which prides itself on its pickling and preserving, plus we introduce you to a classic Greek deli before settling into traditional banquet style lunch.
Tour Code: TUR
Start with a Turkish coffee or tea in a beautiful Aladdin's cave of a café and learn about Turkish food and ingredients then discover some of the riches of this vibrant suburb - emporiums filled with spices and delicacies and implements including pretty tea glasses for Turkish apple tea, the best Turkish Delight, great bakeries and butcher, finishing with lunch in one of our favourite places.
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Tour Code: LEB
Discover some of the most delicious Lebanese food and ingredients in Punchbowl, visiting our favourite butcher, baker, emporium, chocolate and nut shop, a pizza place like no other, using toppings of za’atar (oregano, sumac and sesame seeds) lahm bajeen (lamb and spices) and many more. Enjoy coffee to start, a sampling of the best falafel in town, plus many tastings as well as a banquet lunch. The grande finale is a palace of delicious sweets. A truly fabulous introduction to these great flavours.
Tour Code: VIE
A day trip to Asia and a great way to learn about Vietnamese food and culture, exotic ingredients and a vibrant colourful part of Sydney. Start with tea and Vietnamese salad and pancakes and learn about the many herbs used in this beautiful fresh cuisine and the sauces and spices that make it sing. With local guides, we introduce you to some of the best shops, huge emporiums, sweets and fruits, and butchers before settling in to a late light lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant. So much fun!
Tour Code: KOR
Plunge into the vibrant heart of Little Korea in Eastwood for a guided journey with Korean cooking teacher Heather Jeong. Enjoy some of the great tastes of Korea through visits to a number of food businesses ...we start with a Korean tea and cooking demonstration then learn the building blocks of this delicious, healthy cuisine, discovering butchers and bakers, fresh produce shops and more. Learn about bulgogi and the Korean style of barbecuing which is easy to do at home; banchan – the many vegetable side dishes, delicious sashimi, unusual Korean cakes, even beauty products! We finish with a many course lunch at the top restaurant in the area.
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Tour Code: FFIELD
Come and join us to learn about food from across the world in one of Sydney’s most vibrant suburbs...in Fairfield you’ll start with a great coffee and then see bread baked in a 900 degree oven, sample the delights of Croatian burek and smallgoods, taste lucious caramel cakes from South America, visit an Assyrian emporium full of exotic ingredients from the Middle East and finish with a fresh delicious Lao lunch with showstopping dessert.