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Glenn on The Food Book video set

One of our favourite friends is Glenn Flood – Australian chef extraordinaire and The Food Book’s recipe consultant and video host. Glenn’s bio is much too long to list in its entirety here, but we can give you the inside scoop that fresh from his stint on Junior MasterChef Australia (which is airing at the moment), Glenn is now travelling around Australia coordinating the auditions for the next series of MasterChef Australia (the grown-up series!). Glenn’s role as Food Producer of MasterChef Australia keeps him extremely busy but we were thrilled that he had the time to work on The Food Book as recipe consultant and video host as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Saturday 16th October marked World Food Day. World Food Day events began 31 years ago in 1979 when the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations declared the day. The goal of World Food Day is to increase awareness of global food issues such as poverty, hunger, malnutrition, food shortage and increasing food prices. Read the rest of this entry »

Prue Shaw, Food Technology teacher at Loreto Kirribilli in NSW has just completed a Master of Education Leadership at the UNSW. Here in our first teacher profile post, Prue talks to us about her teaching career, her post graduate studies and her personal food philosophies. Prue also discusses her passion for introducing “big issues” into the food classroom and encouraging students to work collaboratively in the classroom to come up with realistic solutions for global food issues.

 

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Did you know that this week is National Nutrition Week? To celebrate this occassion, The Food Book blog is pleased to promote the fantastic Healthy Food Healthy Planet initiative by Nutrition Australia. Read this excerpt from their website to find out more, or visit: http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/.

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The Food Book blog was a space created to educate, entertain and inspire members of the Australian food education community. This week we are pleased to bring you an interview with Healthy Kids Association, a group who work with schools, families, health professionals and food companies to improve the nutritional quality of foods consumed by children and young adults. 

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