writes about food, farmers and artisan food producers | reviews restaurants | judges regional food competitions | founded Food & Words | organises food events and classes

Barbara Sweeney

THE PINES, KIAMA
JOURNEY - BERRY, NSW
COUNTRY CHEF - KIM CURRIE

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WRITING

Food & Words is about food and words in equal measure. It's for people who love books and enjoying reading about food; who collect cookbooks  and love to cook (or wished they did). Food & Words runs cooking and food writing classes and an annual food writers' festival.

EVENTS

  • co-ordinated the World Chef Showcase, Crave Sydney International Food Festival
  • edited Cheap Eats Sydney restaurant guide (for nine delicious years)
  • owned two small businesses — a country café and a groovy greeting card company
  • worked at a boutique hotel in Umbria, Italy
  • authored Taste of Sydney (HarperCollins) 
  • written on food, travel and design for publications such as Vogue Living, House & Garden, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Telegraph
Barbara has
  • curator Food & Words food writers’ festival 
  • the Talking Cookbook 
  • food writer with Good FoodThe Sydney Morning Herald and Country Style
  • regional food editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food Guide
  • member of TEDxSydney Food Team 
  • honey judge at Sydney Royal National Honey Show 
  • organiser of bespoke food events with a literary bent
Barbara is

ABOUT

What am I up to?
Talking turkey on instagram @foodandwords Look forward to you paying a visit.
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