Tasting Australia Daily Diary – Tuesday 2 May
A free taste of Tasting Australia
Fans of Japanese cuisine will flock to the sold-out Izakaya Night at Yakitori Takumi in North
Adelaide tomorrow night. Featuring South Australian produce – from Coorong Angus beef to
Spencer Gulf prawns – the 12-course menu covers traditional Japanese cooking methods
with influences from Nara and Kyoto.
Today’s Tasting Australia program also includes a tour of the historic Saltram Estate in
the Barossa followed by five indulgent courses and matched wines. Tawny tastings and
ghost stories are also in store for guests. While the tour is sold out on Tuesday, it’s run daily
Best new talent of 2016 and Melbourne’s Anchovy restaurant owner Thi Le leads the way in
the Adelaide Central Market Community Kitchen. Le is a Vietnamese-Australian food
master who uses traditional European techniques and Vietnamese heritage to create
exquisite plates of food. She will hold demonstrations in the Community Kitchen from
“This is a great opportunity to learn from one of Melbourne’s young culinary energies while
enjoying the sensory journey of Adelaide’s iconic Central Market,” festival creative director
Simon Bryant said.
Other free events tomorrow include:
Urban Panty and Cellar Door, Rundle Mall
Makers at the Market demonstrations: local producers, Adelaide Central Market
Langhorne Creek Wine: an imPRESSion, Adelaide CBD
Tuesday’s Tasting Australia program features an all-star line-up at the Town Square
Glasshouse Kitchen, with Marco Pierre White, Clayton Wells and Jock Zonfrillo teaming up
for a sold-out dinner. A six course menu will be curated by the powerhouse trio of chefs,
with guests to also receive a copy of Pierre White’s White Heat.
Other events today at Town Square:
East End Cellars: Skinny Dipping 4:30pm to 6pm
East End Cellars: The Glory of Grenache 5pm to 6:30pm
Cellar Door Tasting: Clare Valley, Flinders Rangers & Outback from 11am
Charred for lunch features:
Food from Coal Cellar + Grill, MBC Foods from the Yorke Peninsula serving salt and pepper
prawns with lentils, Ragini Dey serving naanchos, Pizzateca serving Fleurieu Peninsula’s
finest pizzas and Little Adelaide Catering.