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Gourmet Safaris

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Turkish delight

Don’t you love it when your children give you what you want for Chrismas. We got to go on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cateduffy
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Sydney, Australia
Lebanese Gourmet Food Safari

A novice to Lebanese cuisine and food tours in general, I booked the safari not really knowing what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MiMi_Nick
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday

Don’t you love it when your children give you what you want for Chrismas. We got to go on the Turkish gourmet food safari at Auburn, Sydney and we weren’t disappointed. Our two wonderful guides were excited about their food, their suburb and their culture...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A novice to Lebanese cuisine and food tours in general, I booked the safari not really knowing what to expect (though it was always high on my list of "most looking forward to" things to do in Sydney). My only regret is that it has...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a delight to read your response to the jewel of a suburb that is Punchbowl. Each of our safaris is a cleverly curated series of tastes and an introduction to often new ingredients and recipes. Each safari is led by a guide who is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Victorian High Country Tour is a marvellous experience. Beautiful countryside, delicious meals, outstanding wines, and all superbly organised. The highlights are meeting the food and wine producers on their properties. Warmest thanks to Maeve, Peter, Suzy and Franca for an unforgettable week. Bellissimo!!!More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Isn't it fascinating how much of Italy you can find when you start exploring parts of Australia! We are blessed so many people from all over Italy came to our country and brought their skills and passion for food and wine ... not to mention...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just completed an Italian Gourmet Safari to the Victorian High Country. A wonderful experience to meet and sample locally produced food and wine from hard working genuine people who are passionate about their produce. If you're a foodie, you must do this trip. Heartfelt thanks...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Its wonderful to organise a perfect week that we know will be a feast of tastes and experiences...but what really MAKES these safaris is the joy that guests get from them and share with our various hosts. Thats the gold...and what keeps us striving to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can highly recommend the 6 day tour of the Victorian Highlands with beautiful food, great wineries, visits to farms and food producers and to local families generously showing and sharing their way of life, food and recipes. The tour has an Italian theme, but...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our Italian High Country Safari is indeed full of some the best good and wine experiences in the country. Thank you for this brilliant review of our perfect week .. and you’re right - it’s the generosity of the people that shines and makes this...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Used my Christmas present today - a walking Food Safari of Turkish food in Auburn, Sydney. Great way to spend a Saturday. Our friendly and knowledgeable guide took us to a range of shops to sample a wide variety of sweet and savoury treats. The...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

We love reading that presents of experiences really hit the mark...especially when they're opening up new culinary worlds. I was lucky enough to pop into this first Turkish safari of the year and see our beautiful guides Ulku and Songul in action. It is such...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Just went on the Fire Safari with Maeve O'Meara, Everything went like clockwork. It was very informative with lots of delicious food. We met very enthusiastic people who were dedicated in using charcoal to cook on and provided many samples of their delicious fair. Also...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for this great review Les... I love our Fire safari which has so many great 'people of the flame' dedicated to cooking with fire. And a big day of tastes including lunch and a cold beer! Good to see you again...Earth safari next?

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Couldn't recommend Gourmet Safaris highly enough. I went on the Earth Safari yesterday and had THE best day that started with a delicious east/west breakfast and insight into the challenges of growing organic Asian fruit & veg - I learned so much and am filled...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you for this glowing review of a wonderful day - this safari grew out of filming for our Food Safari Earth series and the many inspiring growers and chefs met along the way. The way I eat and cook has changed and I designed...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I loved yesterdays Turkish Food Safari in Auburn. Our tour guide, Ulku, was a beautiful, warm person who showed great passion for her Turkish culture, food and family. The places we visited were very welcoming and the food was different and delicious. Plenty of food...More

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks so much for sending us your glowing feedback...we are so lucky in Australia to have vibrant suburbs like Auburn which are filled with many new ingredients and tastes you may not have yet discovered. We are certainly blessed to have Ulku as our guide...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I agree with Lesley about last Saturday's food tour. Heather was a great guide with lots of cultural food background to share. I cooked Korean pancakes for Sunday brunch with the ingredients bought from the Korean supermarket and they were delicious. Lorraine

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Maeve O, Owner at Gourmet Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write Lorraine. Eastwood is such a great find and Heather a really gifted teacher...she will be happy to know you tried out her Korean pancake recipe the very next day. Maeve

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