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Cafe Culture Thriving

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Toowoomba’s emerging café culture is fast becoming a talking point, even in capital city newspaper pages.  A culmination of hard work and commitment by

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STAY

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Need a short break to relax and unwind?  Homewood cottages at Highfields is the perfect place to stop and enjoy the tranquility and ambiance in this romantic country style retreat.

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Engine Room delivers

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We called into the Engine Room Cafe recently to meet owners Terry and Leanne Jennings and their team to find out for ourselves what makes this Toowoomba cafe so popular.

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Quick bite @Kerb

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Looking for a quick lunch that you can grab on the go that also ticks some of the nutrition and health boxes?  We love these wraps from Kerb Cafe at Highfields.

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Tom Collins Bar

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A quick drink with family & friends at Tom Collins Bar in the Toowoomba CBD turned into a bit of a progressive feast recently as we decided to graze our way through their bar menu starting

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Living on little with Jen Shaw

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As a mum of 7 children Jen Shaw is busy… real busy! But that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her passion which is to educate as many people as she can on the importance of having a healthy relationship with food.

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Red Bench Cafe

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Red Bench café is relatively new on the Toowoomba café scene and it is an absolute little gem. It is a bustling place that serves single origin coffee that really hits the mark

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Weekend pub lunch, why not?

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A recent renovation of the National Hotel in Russell St Toowoomba has given the charming old building a fresh new look so we decided to call in for a quick lunch to check it out.

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Ortem Cafe

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In what was once a ball bearing factory, Ortem is the next installation of cafe goodness at 15 Railway Street, Toowoomba.

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Seriously good Sushi in the suburbs…

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Craving something healthy and quick for lunch we decided to try One Sushi, Sushi Train at Northpoint Shopping Centre in Ruthven St. The best thing about a Sushi train is there is no waiting, it just keeps rolling around with delicious little morsels on board.

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Felton Food Festival

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The Felton Valley (near Toowoomba, Queensland) has been hosting a Food Festival since 2012 for the purpose of showcasing the district’s agriculture and its wonderful farmers.

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Super Easy Strawberry Jam

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There really is nothing like a good strawberry jam! Scones simply aren’t the same without a good dollop of this on top not to mention spread

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TOOWOOMBA TURF CLUB

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Get caught up in the all the colour, thrills and excitement of the historic Weetwood Race Day in April, Melbourne Cup Day on the first Tuesday in November

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A new take on cabbage

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Cabbage is one of those cruciferous vegetables that can completely lose it when cooked! Once cabbage was boiled to within an inch of its life and served up as a grey and wilted blob.

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Sunday Morning Pancakes

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Wake up to the delicious aroma of fresh pancakes this weekend. This simple recipe is quick and easy, perfect for a lazy Sunday morning.

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Spice it up with – Turmeric

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Lately there has been a lot of excitement generated about the healing properties of curcumin which is found in large quantities in Turmeric. Most of us associate

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