Adelaide Central Market: Stories, people and recipes tells the tale of Adelaide's greatest treasure.
These pages capture the memories of traders of yesteryear and the familiar faces who make the Adelaide Central Market such a lively place today. Here you'll find delicious seasonal-driven recipes from stallholders' families, producers and chefs around the state.
Adelaide Central Market has been feeding our city, body and soul, for 150 years. This book of fabulous stories, recipes and images tells its tale, from humble beginnings to a world-renowned cultural and culinary cornucopia.
Fiona Roberts trained at the renowned Leiths School of Food and Wine in London, has a Masters in Gastronomy under her belt and cut her teeth in London and Sydney's highly competitive food publishing scene, including the iconic Australian Women's Weekly cookbook division. Fiona has worked with some of the industry's most influential food writers, such as Delia Smith, Maggie Beer and Donna Hay. She is passionate about the production of quality cookbooks that help communicate food culture at a particular time and place in history. Fiona has worked on many award-winning titles, most recently co-authoring the bestselling Calendar of Cakes for the South Australian Country Women's Association. She now lives in the Adelaide Hills where she runs Fiona Roberts Food, a successful creative food consultancy, specialising in recipe development, food styling and food marketing.
A storyteller at heart, Katie Spain studied Professional Writing and Communication at the University of South Australia and Germany's University of Hohenheim. Her career took her to London, where she worked for digital media companies, was a columnist for the Australian Times newspaper and did a stint with the BBC's Russian Department. After returning to Adelaide she was a feature writer for News Corp's the Adelaide* Magazine and SA Weekend, and a member of the Advertiser and Sunday Mail's food, wine, and events team. She wore the editor's hat for Broadsheet Adelaide, Fritz Magazine and national travel magazine GDAY. Katie continues to write widely and is a regular contributor to Wine Business Magazine Australia (WBM), Gourmet Traveller's Restaurant Guide, and a regular guest on FIVEaa and ABC Radio.