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Bestselling Food Writer, Amber Guinness in the Babbington Park Chapel, Trentham. 

Inspired by the markets and food of summer holidays by the beach, Italian Coastal is a fusion of recipe book, travelogue, and memoir. With sumptuous food and travel photography throughout this book and this event will transport readers to the sunny Mediterranean.


'Breathtakingly beautiful, Italian Coastal is transportive and filled with recipes I want to immediately cook.' - Julia Busuttil Nishimura, author of Around the Table

'My mouth is watering, and I'm packing my bags. Such a beautiful, evocative book.' - Georgina Hayden, author of Nistisima

'This exceptional book will transport you to the romantic, rolling and rugged coastline surrounding the west of Italy with its rich and varied landscapes and history. Illustrated with evocative images, beautiful stories and completely delicious recipes, this is classic Amber Guinness, so beautiful.' - Rachel Allen, author of Soup Broth Bread

'A magical tastescape from Tuscany to Sicily, with mouth-watering and authentic recipes.' - Clodagh McKenna, author and TV presenter


Join us at Babbington Park - home of the wonderful Annie Smithers and Susan Thompson - in the newly completed chapel to celebrate Amber Guinness' brand new book, Italian Coastal as well as her enthusiasm for all things food and Italy.


We'll enjoy a beautiful Italian inspired lunch of antipasto with a glass of Prosecco and take in the gorgeous garden and views of Babbington Park.


Your ticket includes:


A Conversation with Amber in the Chapel which will include QnA


Antipasto Lunch and a glass of Prosecco


A $60 book voucher for your to put towards either or both of Amber's books which she will be happy to sign for you.



This is an intimate event for just 47 people; an opportunity to meet, greet, eat, and enjoy a moment at one of Central Victoria's most beautiful properties with one of the world's leading food enthusiasts. 

Date:     Wednesday 3 April 2024

Time:     11 00am - 2 00pm

Venue:   Babbington Park Chapel, 84 S Lyonville Rd, Lyonville Victoria 3461

Cost:      $150.00

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