Marieke and and partner Sarah Stegley teach the secrets of Australia’s modern cuisine as well as hosting gourmet tours in Australia and overseas.
Marieke Brugman, suggests that the new generation of young cooks; should understand the origins of what they are working with. They should understand the place, it’s geography, climate and style of wines, grown locally so they can cook food to suit all elements.
This is precisely what Marieke Brugman and partner Sarah Stegley established over 20 years ago, when they created their gourmet getaway in the foothills of the Howqua Valley, Victoria. Being the first to include a residential hands-on cooking school, where leading Australian chefs demonstrated - Marieke and Sarah, teach the secrets of Australia’s modern cuisine; as well as hosting gourmet tours in Australia and overseas.... Read more.