September 24, 2023


For splendid leisure

Celebrity chef Kylie Kwong shares her top Aussie travel picks

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Kylie Kwong has shared her fondest recollections of holidaying in Byron Bay, some top rated alternatives from her travel bucket listing, and guidelines for travelling and eating sustainably that you can use on your next Aussie holiday.

The celeb chef, Tv set presenter and creator spoke to NZHerald about her unmissable destinations, such as returning to the Northern Territory.

“I want to stop by the spirited outback centre of Mbantua (Alice Springs) in the Northern Territory,” she advised the publication. “Many several years in the past I stayed in Arnhem Land but due to the fact then I have produced so numerous Aboriginal mates and learnt so substantially far more about their traditions and society. 

“I would welcome this take a look at to check out the Crimson Centre, its modern and traditional artwork, pure miracles like the East and West MacDonnell Ranges, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata-Tjuta (Olgas) and Watarrka (Kings Canyon) and to gain far more of an comprehending and appreciation of the historic wisdom of 1st Nations people today of Australia.”

Other ordeals and locations Kwong hopes to tick off her record involve lunching at Pipit, in the Northern Rivers area, performing a masterclass with Rodney Dunne at The Agrarian Kitchen area, Tasmania, and keeping at Brigitte Hafner’s Tedesca Osteria in the Mornington Peninsula.

Kwong also shared her fondest memory of weeks-long vacations in Byron Bay with her extended family, in which they expended “every waking hour” at Clarkes’ Seashore and devoured loads of seafood.

“We invested each individual waking hour on the seashore and when it was time for lunch, my mum’s sister, Aunty Jane, would hold a beach towel on the condominium balcony and we would all race up the beach like minor soldier crabs to delight in freshly peeled, tremendous sweet college prawns jam-packed between pillowy-delicate white sliced bread, tomato sauce and iceberg lettuce,” Kwong recalled.

“My Uncle Johnny and his loved ones lived in Yamba so they would sign up for us – he is a keen fisherman and would get there with an esky overflowing with live mud crabs and 1 of the loved ones highlights was cooking and feasting on Black Bean and Chilli Mud Crab collectively!”

Walking the tracks of Tasmania’s Bay of Fires and Cradle Mountain, exploring Barossa Valley, and shelling out a week swimming and fishing for barramundi in The Kimberley Ranges have been also amongst Kwong’s great vacation experiences.

As for all those seeking to vacation and guidance sustainable eateries, Kwong shared a number of alternative choices from around the region.

“NSW’s south coastline shorelines and seafood are pristine,” Kwong claimed.

“The Bay of Fires, Cradle Mountain and walking tracks in Tasmania also the pristine wild islands of King Island and Flinder’s Island and their incredible seafood.

“In South Australia, head to the Summertown Aristologist in Adelaide Hills for domestically sourced deliver and domestically crafted pure wine.”

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