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Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook out now

The much-anticipated follow-up to Liz’s first award-winning book was launched last week to a sell-out crowd in Brisbane and is now available in book shops across Australia. The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook captures the stories, generational knowledge and first-prize winning … Continue reading

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New cookbook to be released March 26

The much-anticipated follow-up to Liz’s first award-winning book will be released on March 26, 2014, just in time for Mother’s Day. The Australian Blue Ribbon Cookbook captures the stories, generational knowledge and first-prize winning recipes of 70 show cooks and … Continue reading

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Special Offer – Christmas 2012

Order signed copies of Liz Harfull’s best-selling books direct from the author for Christmas 2012 and receive these special offers: The Blue Ribbon Cookbook – $35.00 (RRP $39.95) Women of the Land – $25.00 (RRP $29.99) Postage not included.  

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New book a bestseller

Author Liz Harfull has added another ‘blue ribbon’ to her achievements. Her latest book,  Women of the Land has hit the national top 10 bestseller’s list for non-fiction.  The book brings together the inspiring and heart-warming stories of eight remarkable … Continue reading

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Congratulations Margaret

To coincide with the 30th anniversary of South Australia’s State Fruit Cake Championship, its founder Margaret Hurst has been made a life member of the Agricultural Societies Council of South Australia. It is quite an achievement, richly deserved, for the highly … Continue reading

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Country shows hit by floods too

As the floods swept across so much of eastern Australia, country showgrounds often served as a gathering point for affected communities. But many show societies have also suffered losses, and their volunteers are working hard to rebuild and get ready … Continue reading

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New print run available for Christmas

A new print run of The Blue Ribbon Cookbook has arrived at Wakefield Press in time for Christmas. The best-selling book sold out a few weeks ago after another surge of interest was sparked by author Liz Harfull’s appearance on ABC TV’s … Continue reading

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Back to the grind stone…

October is one of the busiest months on the calendar for show cooks, with the vast majority of southern Australia’s royal and country shows being held in Spring. For me, over the past two months, the focus has been visiting … Continue reading

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Diary of a showgirl

ABC Gippsland Mornings producer Lucy Nash is certainly not scared of a challenge. The adventurous Lucy has decided to take on show cooking as a way of becoming more involved in her local community, having recently moved to this part … Continue reading

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Amazing response to Landline story

I have been overwhelmed by the response from people who saw last week’s ABC Landline program, and the wonderful story about show cooking prepared by reporter Pip Courtney. Pip and her crew followed cook Edna O’Neill as she prepared entries … Continue reading

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