Drinking mate with José – Marrickville

“In Argentina I never had mate by myself because I was too lazy. So when I came to Australia I started to realise what I left behind and what I missed. I met this Argentinian guy in Cairns and he invited me to drink mate and we spent hours drinking mate. He was particular about […]

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Blurring Imaginary Lines at Parliament on King

Have you ever been to Parliament on King? You should – I will tell you why. Ravi, the owner has one of the biggest hearts on King Street. Everyday Ravi, and his wife Della, open the front room of their home, not only to serve the neighbourhood but to help cultivate hospitality skills among asylum […]

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Food Pantry at Addison Road Community Centre, Marrickville

Every Wednesday from 10am till 2pm a colourful shipping container opens its doors in the Addison Road Community Centre, full of affordable and quality goods. Run by ARCCO, the Food Pantry provides sustainable and dignified access to cheap groceries. Sourced from Foodbank, products that line the container’s shelves are perfectly edible, yet may have passed […]

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Vegan Pesto with Jayson – Marrickville

“Pine nuts are expensive and avocados are delicious!”. Jayson’s approach to cooking is pragmatic. A vegetarian since 2008 and ardent vegan since 2010, Jayson’s dietary choice is not based on ethics, but nutrition, agency and cost-effectiveness; “pretty much everything I cook is based on how can I make it as nutrient dense as possible”. What […]

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Sausage Rolls with Bronwyn – Marrickville

“We are an extremely close community. A lot of people say what we have is fairly unusual. A lot of us are family to each other, I think. Because a lot of people are not from Sydney. The strange thing is a lot of us got to know each other when we all had kids. […]

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