Maggie Beer

Maggie’s Kitchen Diary

Visit to St Basil's Home, Adelaide

December 19 2019 Food wise

A week ago I visited St. Basil’s in Adelaide, a predominately Greek aged care home in a quiet leafy neighbourhood. As much as I would love to visit lots of homes, time limits this dreadfully, so the catalyst for accepting this invitation was very much because of an old friend I heard was in the home. Read the rest...

Japan's Majestic Izu Peninsula

December 19 2019 Food wise

I wish I had have found ‘walking’/trekking at an earlier age, but I always thought it was too vigorous for me until last year when, when with a group of friends, we walked part of the Camino. It’s a little like a drug of choice now in looking at ‘walks’ around the globe. Read the rest...

December Foundation Masterclasses

December 19 2019 Food wise

The third Masterclass for the year for 30 cooks and chefs in Aged Care from all over Australia was held in Adelaide at Regency TAFE. I must say, every Masterclass leaves me a little exhausted, but ever so energised from the sharing of ideas, skills and time with the participants. Read the rest...

Christmas Decorating Tips

November 12 2019 Tips and techniques

My idea of decoration for any special occasion is to bring the season to the table, finding beautiful foliage from my garden or foraged from roadsides! Read the rest...

Curtis Stone Visits The Barossa!

November 01 2019 Food wise

We arrived back from N.Z. just before midnight to our bed in the Barossa knowing I had to be up at the crack of dawn to film with Curtis Stone and his head chef Chris Flint from Maude in Los Angeles. Read the rest...

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