Tasting Australia in the Garden

17 March 2016

Date posted: 18 March 2016

Tasting Australia – one of Australia’s most anticipated culinary festivals – is back in May 2016 (1-8) and Adelaide Botanic Garden has some ripper events.

The festival celebrates South Australia’s world-class food scene and produce, from paddock to plate, and Adelaide Botanic Garden is proud to be an associated venue, given our passion for kitchen gardening and the healing power of food (see our Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden, Economic Garden, Garden of Health, and the Botanic Gardens Restaurant, for examples).

Peruse the program below and book now to avoid disappointment – celebrate what SA’s food culture has to offer!

Lunch in the company of Anthony Myint and Chris Kiyuna

Date: Wednesday 4 May
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Where: Botanic Gardens Restaurant, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Plane Tree Drive (see map)
Cost: $180

Anthony Myint and Chris Kiyuna bring their eat local and seasonal ethos from The Perennial restaurant in San Francisco to the Botanic Garden Restaurant. Together with head chef Paul Baker, Myint and Kiyuna will create a modern Australian menu with a garden-to-plate philosophy that features heritage and native produce harvested directly from the Adelaide Botanic Garden for you to experience. A very rare opportunity.

Book now at the Tasting Australia website.

Harvest the Landscape – guided walk

Dates: daily, Sunday 1 May to Saturday 7 May
Time: 11am to 12:30pm
Where: Meet at the Schomburgk Pavilion, Adelaide Botanic Garden, North Terrace (see map)
Cost: $5 for adults, $2 for children

Want to learn more about Australian bush foods? How about showing your kids the source of native and exotic products, all without leaving the city? Come on this guided tour through the Adelaide Botanic Garden 'landscape', going beyond knowing ingredients just for jams, jellies and juices, and discovering the stories behind the culinary plants. This is a discovery taste session (there are tastings at each stops) sure to please and inspire.

Book now at the Tasting Australia website (select the date using the dropdown menu)

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