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Be nourished and fortified by the State Library's resources on food and drink.

The State Library's collection holds books and more, all about eating and drinking your favourite (or not so favourite) things. 

Here are some interesting recent publications from our new books display!

Read and research all you like then indulge in the Sweet and Savoury exhibition and relax in the beautiful Mortlock Wing at the Pop-Up Gin Bar.

Eat & flourish: how food supports
emotional well-being

Mary Beth Albright
Meshi:a personal history of Japanese food
Katherine Tamiko Arguile
The complete book of coffee
the definitive guide to coffee,
from simple bean to
irresistible beverage 

Mary Banks
first nations
What your food ate
bronzed brews
First Nations food companion: how to buy, cook, eat and grow Indigenous Australian ingredients
Damien Coulthard, Rebecca Sullivan
What your food ate: how to heal our land and reclaim our health
David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé.
Bronzed brews: brewing historic Australian beers
Peter Symons
dry challenge
Hummus: a global history
Harriet Nusbaum
The dry challenge: how to lose the booze for dry January, sober October, and any other alcohol-free month
Hilary Sheinbaum
More than a glass and a half: a history of Cadbury in Australia
Robert Crawford
girly drinks
beer and society
Girly drinks: a world history of women and alcohol
Mallory O'Meara
Beer and society: how we make beer and beer makes us
Eli Revelle Yano Wilson and Asa B. Stone.
The complete language of herbs : a definitive and illustrated history
S. Theresa Dietz.
true to the land
eat weeds

The scarcity slot: excavating histories of food security in Ghana (open access ebook)
Amanda L. Logan

True to the land: a history of food in Australia
Paul van Reyk

Eat weeds: a guide to foraging: how to identify, harvest, eat and use wild plants
Diego Bonetto

Grow food for free

Halliday Wine Companion

This long weekend... : relax, spend time with loved ones & enjoy delicious food

Grow food for free
Huw Richards
A wine making magazine from the Thomas Hardy Wine Library collection

Beerenberg Farm, Hahndorf.
Recipe eBook available through National edeposit.