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

As Food & Words, Barbara organises food events with a literary bent. This includes the annual Food & Words writers’ festival, book launches and author talks, food writing workshops, and cooking classes, where are the recipes and tips are those gleaned from a lifetime of reading cookbooks.

EVENTS

  • regional editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food Guide
  • member of TEDxSydney Food Team
  • co-ordinator of the World Chef Showcase, Crave Sydney International Food Festival
  • editor of Cheap Eats Sydney restaurant guide (for nine delicious years)
  • small business owner of a country café and a groovy greeting card company
  • team meamber at a boutique hotel in Umbria, Italy
  • author Taste of Sydney (HarperCollins) 
  • food, travel and design contributor for publications such as House & Garden, Vogue Living, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Telegraph
  • regional editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food Guide
  • member of TEDxSydney Food Team
  • co-ordinator of the World Chef Showcase, Crave Sydney International Food Festival
  • editor of Cheap Eats Sydney restaurant guide (for nine delicious years)
  • small business owner of a country café and a groovy greeting card company
  • team meamber at a boutique hotel in Umbria, Italy
  • author Taste of Sydney (HarperCollins) 
  • food, travel and design contributor for publications such as House & Garden, Vogue Living, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Telegraph
  • regional editor of The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide
  • member of TEDxSydney Food Team
  • co-ordinator of the World Chef Showcase, Crave Sydney International Food Festival
  • editor of Cheap Eats Sydney restaurant guide (for nine delicious years)
  • small business owner of a country café and a groovy greeting card company
  • team member at a boutique hotel in Umbria, Italy
  • author Taste of Sydney (HarperCollins) 
  • food, travel and design contributor for publications such as House & Garden, Vogue Living, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Telegraph

Barbara has also been...

  • curator Food & Words writers’ festival 
  • the Talking Cookbook at Carriageworks Farmers’ Market
  • food feature writer and columist for Country Style
  • 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?

Telling short food stories on instagram @foodandwords
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