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Winter Insiders Walk - Chocolate and Spice 
The very word spice is an evocative one. What does it conjure up for you? Does it bring to mind the traditional flavours and fragrances of winter that are brought to us by chocolate, cinnamon, bay, cardamom, pepper and vanilla?
Where do these familiar yet exotic flavours come from? The history of the spice trade, the value we have placed on spices, the stories of their propagation and use is what we will discover during the walk. The quest for spices triggered the early exploration which led to the discovery of the new world. Today we will explore some of these tales and the plants that have added so much spice to our lives.
We will start with a spiced hot chocolate and finish with spiced treats at Plant Craft Cottage.
When: Thursday 29 June 2017 at 10 am
Where: Walk starts at Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Avenue
Cost: $20 Members Only
Bookings close 26 June
Refreshments will be served before and after the walk.
If you wish to book for more than one event, after Registering for the first event, go back to the Events list, choose and then Register for the next event, repeating this until all events wanted are booked, before proceeding to Checkout via red button at bottom of page.
6/29/2017 10:00 AM
Friends' Office - Gate Lodge Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne 100 Birdwood Avenue MELBOURNE VIC 3004
Thursday, 29 June 2017
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