Sunday's Kitchen: Food and Living at Heide

Sunday's Kitchen: Food and Living at Heide


By (author) Lesley Harding, By (author) Kendrah Morgan, Foreword by Stephanie Alexander

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  • Publisher: The Miegunyah Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 224mm x 20mm | 680g
  • Publication date: 30 April 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Carlton
  • ISBN 10: 0522858538
  • ISBN 13: 9780522858532
  • Illustrations note: fully illustrated throughout
  • Sales rank: 354,230

Product description

Sunday Reed was a passionate cook and gardener, who believed in home-grown produce, seasonal cooking and a communal table. Sunday's Kitchen tells the story of food and living at the home of John and Sunday Reed, two of Australia's most significant art benefactors. Settling on the fifteen-acre property in 1935, the Reeds transformed it from a run-down dairy farm into a fertile creative space for artists such as Sidney Nolan, Albert Tucker, Joy Hester and Charles Blackman. Richly illustrated with art, photographs-many previously unpublished-and recipes from Sunday's personal collection, Sunday's Kitchen recreates Heide's compelling and complex story.

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Author information

Lesley Hardingis a curator at the Heide Museum of Modern Art. She is the former senior curator at the Victorian Arts Center Trust, inaugural curator at the National Art School in Sydney, and the coauthor of "Cubism & Australian Art." Kendrah Morgan is a curator at the Heide Museum of Modern Art. She is the former assistant curator of New Zealand and international art at the Auckland Art Gallery and a lecturer in art history at the University of Auckland. Stephanie Alexander founded the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that brings experienced-based kitchen garden programs to Australian primary schools. She is the author of "Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion" and "The Cook's Companion."

Review quote

"A fascinating look at honest elegance." --"West Australian"