Phoebe Thorburn is a cook, writer & creative living in south-east Melbourne on unceded Boon Wurrung country. They studied Sociology and Film at Monash University (2019) and has been making soul-singingly good, plant-led, allergy sensitive recipes on Honeybunch of Onion Tops, since 2016.

Phoebe’s recipes aim to resemble a warm-hug, while being nostalgic, playful and inclusive of many eaters & appetites. Their food writing spans girlhood, the body, family, comfort & identity.

Phoebe posts videos weekly - slices of escapism featuring their time in the kitchen, leading a considered, quiet homely life, their vegan & gluten-free recipes, But Vegan film essay series & starting a small food business.

Phoebe has self-published several experimental cookbooks - each a singularly conceptualised work, weaving straightforward recipes, lush landscapes, practical tips, nostalgic home-cookery classics and mental health considerations together in easy to read formats. Their work is sold via their online shop, occasionally stocked in Brunswick Bound, The Sticky Institute & Beaumaris Books in Melbourne.

Phoebe has worked with Frankie Magazine & ABC Everyday and been interviewed for ABC Radio National, local radio & The Jerk Store (issue 07).

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