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Brian Tunks Ceramics

The Colourful Journey of Brian Tunks Ceramics and Glassware Collection

A childhood fascination with antiquity and an artful odyssey through Europe, sparked the fabulous Brian Tunks ceramics and glassware range.

Bullimah Gardens

Bullimah Gardens: Transforming an Old Cow Paddock into a Piece of Heaven

After years spent travelling all over Australia, the O’Neils have firmly put down roots in their Bullimah Gardens Western Australia.

Saffron Roast Chicken Stuffed with Dried Fruit

Saffron Roast Chicken Stuffed with Dried Fruit Recipe

In all cultures, sitting down to feast on a whole roast chicken, stuffed or otherwise, brings about feelings of comfort and abundance.

Meatballs with sour cherries from Aleppo

Meatballs with Sour Cherries Recipe from Aleppo

Meatballs with Sour Cherries is traditionally served on Arab pita bread — if you serve it on basmati rice, it would be almost unrecognisable.

Zucchini Patties with Feta and Dill

Zucchini Patties with Feta and Dill Recipe

If you can resist eating all the Zucchini Patties with Feta and Dill, you could prepare the patties to take on a picnic or barbecue.

Orange Scented Rice Cake

Orange Scented Rice Cake Recipe

Writer and photographer Saghar Setareh takes readers on an adventure around the eastern Mediterranean with her Orange Scented Rice Cake.

Country Living

Embracing Country Living with a Diverse Family of Animals in Strath Creek.

Lisa Mack and Paul Roberts have transformed a property in Central Victoria’s Strath Creek, where they have truly embraced country living.

Move to Myanbah

From Corporate Careers to Country Living: A Family’s Move to Myanbah

Jess and Hamish Webb embarked on a move to Myanbah to raise their three young children in a restored 19th-century homestead.

Nectre

Introducing the Nectre Form 1: A Modern Take on Classic European Stoves for Compact Wood Heating

The Nectre Form 1 is a thoroughly modern rethink of how a compact wood heater should be, inspired by the past.

Sheriffmuir Garden

50 Years of the Sheriffmuir Garden in South Australia’s Mt Gambier

Betty and John McKee have transformed Sheriffmuir Garden, a once bare block, into something truly spectacular.

Weaver Green Products

Eco-Friendly Home Decor: Weaver Green Products for Sustainable Living

Weaver Green products turn waste into treasure, addressing the environmental disaster of one million discarded plastic bottles every minute.

Dream Family Home

Creating a Dream Family Home on 115 Acres in Numinbah, NSW

Sharon and Scott Reid have created their dream family home where their blended families can come together in Numinbah.

Tweed Valley Tourism

Tweed Valley Tourism Guide

A picturesque setting and smorgasbord of local food and drinks makes new south wales’ tweed valley tourism spot a treat for the senses.

Historic Homestead Renovation

A Historic Homestead Renovation Returns to it’s Roots

A historic homestead in south-east South Australia has been brought back to its former Victorian-era glory by owners Wendy and Gary Kilsby.

Outback Experiences

Heighten Your Outback Experiences with Outback Aussie Tours

If you are dreaming of a trip to Outback Queensland and looking for the best Australian outback tours, Outback Aussie Tours leads the pack.

Our Latest Issue

Australian Country 25.4

Our Latest Issue

This issue tells the real stories from the heartland. This is the season for a travelling as we explored Oberon in the NSW Central West and then we headed to Beechworth in north-eastern Victoria. At home with Helen Hopgood who has restored a former railway station master’s cottage, and another inspiring tale from Stanthorpe in Queensland’s Granite Belt where orchardists Ellen and Justin Fawdon have decided to use their stone fruit for a diversification into fruit-based vinegars and shrubs.

Real stories from the heartland you don’t want to miss.

Tulip Top

Tulip Top: Rhodin Family Garden

The Rhodin family spends all year preparing their Tulip Top garden for opening for one short burst during spring.

Tasmanian Family Farm

A Tasmanian Family Farm Built within Generations

Seven generations of the Medwin family have farmed at Black River, Tasmania. Phil and Fiona Medwin are ensuring the tradition continues.

Northern Tasmania

A Trip Exploring Northern Tasmania

A trip across Northern Tasmania provides plenty of opportunities to sample fine hospitality and produce and see spectacular natural scenery.

Coconut Rough Semifreddo Recipe

Coconut Rough Semifreddo Recipe

A semifreddo is a no-churn ice cream that is usually made by creating a whipped custard first.

Lady Marmalade Melting Moments Recipe

Lady Marmalade Melting Moments Recipe

The slightly bitter tang of the marmalade in the buttercream is enough to splice through the richness of the biscuit and filling, and as it melts on your tongue, you’ll find yourself having a moment, too.

Pan confit tomate

Pan Confit Tomate Recipe

Here’s a play on a Catalan snack, pan con tomate or tomato bread, which is usually as simple as rubbing garlic and then tomato onto crusty bread

Eggplant Lasagne Recipe

Excellent Eggplant Lasagne Recipe

Make this gluten-free and/or plant-based with a few simple changes and finding shortcuts … all of these make this recipe a perfect bookend

Broad Bean & Asparagus Soba Salad Recipe

Broad Bean & Asparagus Soba Salad Recipe

Cold noodles, crispy rice paper wrappers — toss these textures on their heads with a bit of kitchen science. Shocking the […]

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OUR CURRENT ISSUE

For this issue of Australian Country we’re looking forward to the warmer weather as we start our tour around the country with a beautiful beach house at Peregian on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

Travel Experience in Italy

Travel Experience in Italy with Lisa Clifford

Australian author Lisa Clifford shares her travel experience in Italy and her adopted hometown of Florence through her residency program.

holiday home renovation

A Retro Holiday Home Renovation in a Rural Queensland Town

Through years of hard work and a true team effort, an extended family shares their holiday home renovation experience.

Farmland Country Cottage

A Farmland Country Cottage Hosts a B&B with Picturesque Garden Views

Janelle and Peter may have retired from full-time work, but life has never been busier or more rewarding at their farmland country cottage.

Greek Fasolakia with Chicken Recipe

Greek Fasolakia with Chicken Recipe

This can be served with some basmati rice or toasted bread. My yiayia always serves this with a fresh lettuce and green onion salad.

Harissa Prawn Noodle Recipe

Harissa Prawn Noodle Recipe

These have such a lovely flavour and they smell incredible while they’re cooking. For something a little different, you can marinate the prawns, thread them onto skewers and cook them on the barbecue. For a vegan version, substitute firm tofu for the prawns.

Chorizo and Vongole Baked Risotto Recipe

Chorizo and Vongole Baked Risotto Recipe

If you’re looking for a simple seafood dish that really hits the spot, this is it. If you can’t find vongole or clams, use mussels instead. Or swap them for some firm fish or a different meat — perhaps bacon or Italian sausage.

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