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Chat Salon: Food For Thought with Jacqui Newling
23 October 2021 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
With a Masters in Gastronomy, Jacqui Newling knows a recipe or two. She also has expertise in cooking and food throughout history. Bring along your lunch as well as your questions about period food and using the senses in your novels. You’ll enjoy a feast of ideas.
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Dr Jacqueline (Jacqui) Newling is a social historian who interprets history through the lens of food. She has a Le Cordon Bleu Master’s degree in Gastronomy and a PhD in history, and is author of award winning Eat your history, stories and recipes from Australian kitchens (NewSouth Publishing and Sydney Living Museums) and is ‘the cook’ in The Cook & the Curator’ food heritage blog. Jacqui takes a hands-on approach to food history and heritage, with food and identity at the core. She has hosted numerous workshops on the social meaning of historical cookbooks and recipes, forgotten culinary arts, and food memory. For further information: