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Talk & Taste with Sophie Hansen (Local is Lovely)


Sorry friends, this event is now FULLY BOOKED.

Fans of the blog Local Lovely and podcast My Open Kitchen are in for a treat as author, journalist and photographer Sophie Hansen joins us for a special event in Melbourne to launch her new cookbook, A Basket by the Door (Murdoch Books).  

Her delightful book is a seasonal collection of 130 recipes to cook for family and friends who might be needing a bit of love, nourishment and cheering up. The recipes are full of love, generosity and care.

Come along to meet Sophie and hear about life in Orange, writing books and blogs and growing communities. Plus sample some tastes from the Autumn chapter of her book, cooked by Jenna Abbruzzese of Our Kitchenette, over a glass of wine with friends. Sophie’s book will be available to purchase on the night.

When: Tuesday 14 May, 6-8pm
Where: Our Kitchenette, 217 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn (NB. change of venue)
Cost: $65 pp includes tastings and drinks
Bookings can be made here.

About Sophie
Sophie was born and raised in Sydney, and lives with her family on their farm just outside of Orange in country New South Wales. Sophie trained in journalism and has over 20 years experience as a features writer. She has contributed to a number of online and digital publications and has been blogging at since 2013. She also teaches social media and content marketing to producers and small businesses via My Open Kitchen (podcast, e-course and workshops). And was awarded Australian Rural Woman of the Year (2016) in recognition of her commitment to rural communities. She believes in simple, tasty and seasonal food made with love and shared generously.