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Tonsley Talks: Barbara Santich 'Wild Asparagus, Wild Strawberries' - two years in France @ Tonsley

When:
Tuesday 21 January
Time:
1:56AM
Topic:
Education and training, Libraries
Type:
Author event
Audience:
Resident, Business, Visitor, Adult
Cost:
FREE
Bookings:
Required
Tonsley Talks Barbara Santich

France bewitched author Barbara Santich as a student in the early 1970's. She vowed to return, and soon enough she did - with husband and infant twins in tow!

'Wild Asparagus, Wild Strawberries' tells the story of ther magical two years that follwed as Barbara and her family launched themselves into French village life, a world of winemaking, rabbit raising and cherry picking.

This period in Barbara's life awakened her lifelong love affair with food history leading to her career as a highly respected food writer, culinary historian and academic. Her book on Australian food history, 'Bold Palates: Australia's Gastronomic Heritage', was shortlisted in the non-fiction category of the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Books available for sale.


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Location

COMmunity Space @ The Tonsley Pod (Under MAB - via Gate 1 Flinders Uni if entry via South Road or Gate 8 then left of Central Forest if entry via Alawoona Avenue) Tonsley Innovation District (former Mitsubishi site) 1284 South Road TONSLEY, SA 5042


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