The Illawarra Cookbook (2017)
In recent years, the Illawarra has undergone a transformation in food culture, led by a generation of chefs, business owners and producers with passion for their product and their industry. Where once quality coffee was only available to those in the know, now a slew of cafés are serving their uniquely crafted brews and innovative casual fare. A nightlife once dominated by pubs and clubs is now awash with boutique bars, mixing quality drinks for an increasingly educated audience. The region’s restaurant base has undergone an injection of youth, with a surge of new venues that put local produce and seasonality at the centre of their menus. Go behind-the-scenes of the Illawarra's vibrant culinary industry with The Illawarra Cookbook (2017), a hard-cover, coffee table-style cookbook featuring 55 recipes from the region's best cafes, restaurants and bars, including Caveau, Kneading Ruby, Dagwood, The Scarborough Hotel, Sandygoodwich and Earthwalker + Co. Filled with stunning regional imagery and features of the region's artisan producers, farmers and small businesses – read, cook and enjoy the journey. Available as a printed publication, and in eBook format.