Sunday's Kitchen: Food & Living at Heide
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Sunday's Kitchen: Food & Living at Heide

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Spotlighting a passionate cook and gardener, this biographical account explores the home of Sunday Reed and her husband John, emphasizing the importance of home-grown produce, seasonal cooking, and a communal table. Showcasing the Reeds as two of Australia’s most significant art benefactors, this study investigates this couple’s 15 acre property, which they settled on in 1...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 23rd 2010 by Melbourne University Publishing
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On a roll with the whole Heide thing, so read this immediately after Autumn Laing, also because I got it for Christmas. A terrific insight into the life of the Reeds at "Heide" and their important role in the encouragement, mentorship and sponsorship of so many Australian artists. Lots of photos, recipes and anecdotes from their friends included in this lovely little book.
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Anne Herbert: Being very interested in gardens, especially food gardens, I enjoyed visiting Heide. That led me to the Reed’s and their friends, their approach to hospitality, art and food. I read The Heart Garden (pub 2004), a biography of Sunday Reed. The book provides details about that Melbourne establishment family and their support of artists and the symbolic surrealism movement in Australian art – recent history about which I was not very familiar.
After having read that, I found Sunday’s K...more
Interesting read. More enjoyable as a snapshot of life at Heide - don't think I will be making use of any of the recipes. It left me wanting more detail of the Reeds and their set.
An interesting snapshot of how life was at Heide. Wonderful photos.
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