Research

Anonymous interviews:
18 in-depth anonymous interviews about culinary heritage; growing and sourcing food; digital technologies for communicating culinary heritage; connecting with other Slovenian Australians; and identity were conducted among Slovenian Australians in Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne between April and June 2015. Edited transcripts (questions and answers) are published HERE.

Thematic interviews and written statements:
Dr Elizabeth Tomažič, author of the book From Hands and Hearts: Slovenian Recipes in Australia; Nevenka Golc-Clarke, Hon. Consul for Slovenia in Queensland; Father Darko Žnidaršič OFM, Head of the Slovenian Catholic Mission and Church of St. Raphael in Merrylands – Sydney; Ludvik Štefko, a Slovenian chef and artist with a passion for herbs and spices; Draga Gelt OAM, the HASA Archives and the Slovenians in Australia websites; Jana Jereb, Sarah Robinson, Frank Pristov and Kate Pristov, participants of the Slovenian language course with a cooking lesson; Sasha Kos and Alenka Caserman, the Facebook groups Slovenci v Avstraliji and Novi Avstralci are published HERE.

3D food printing inspired by culinary heritage:
Blog post: 3D Food Printing Project at the Museums and the Web Asia 2015 (Conference paper)
Blog post: Inspired by Tradition: Exploring 3D Food Printing
Blog post: DIY – Slovenian Easter Eggs

 

 

 

This is a website of a research project exploring digital technologies for communicating the culinary heritage of Slovenian Australians in collaboration with the University of Canberra under the 2015 Endeavour Fellowship Programme (PDR).