Carriageworks have announced their stacked food program for Autumn which includes free chef and producer demonstrations at the Farmers Market, as well as speakers for the inaugural MAD Monday’s. This joins a number of master classes, the first of which is presented by Sydney Chef, Christine Manfield.
MAD Monday Talk Series
First up, on the 16th of April is the first in a series of talks named MAD Monday. The evening talk series was founded by Chef Rene Redzepi of NOMA Copenhagen.
The first MAD Monday will focus on Indigenous Foodways. It will feature Palisa Anderson of Chat Thai and first generation farmer of Boon Luck Farm, alongside Gayle Quarmby of Outback Pride Project, the largest bush food-growing operation in Australia.
Joining them will be Elder Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, who will share his insights as an initiated Yuin man, and Nicole Watson, indigenous novelist and University of Sydney Law School teacher, bringing knowledge from her extensive work involving indigenous communities. Food and drink will be provided by Carriageworks Ambassador Kylie Kwong, Josh Niland of Saint Peter and Mat Lindsay of Ester and Poly Wine Bar.
Masterclass with Christine Manfield
On the 21st of April, Christine Manfield will present the first Masterclass of 2018. During the intimate two-hour session, Christine will showcase dishes focused around the theme of Flavour Partners and Seasonal Produce, prepared on the latest SMEG Kitchen.
Some of the dishes Manfield will demonstrate include: Hiramasa kingfish ceviche with wasabi avocado, cucumber and radish, A Raw milk feta, roasted hazelnut and pear salad, Buttermilk chicken with autumn tabouleh and labne and Cardamom rice pudding with rhubarb.
Saturday Farmers Market
All this will coincide with Carriageworks’ weekly Saturday Farmers Market. Hosted by Jill Dupleix, with SMEG Australia, Chef’s Monty Koludrovic of Icebergs Bar and Dining on the 7th of April, Carol & Sharon Salloum of Almond Bar on the 5th of May and many more will be demonstrating recipes using seasonal produce sourced from the market that morning, while food producers Nadine Ingram of Flour and Stone, Anna Maria Eoclidi from Pasta Emilia and Merna Taouk from Dessertmakers will also be sharing their techniques.
For details and where to buy tickets,