Nornie Bero

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Nornie Bero is from the Komet tribe of the Meriam people of Mer Island and was raised in the Torres Strait.

A professional chef for more than twenty years in Melbourne and London, she is the owner and executive chef of Mabu Mabu, a hospitality and food business that celebrates Indigenous produce and flavours from across Australia.

Her restaurant Big Esso is located at Federation Square in Melbourne, and her cookbook Mabu Mabu was published by Hardie Grant earlier this year.


A serving of home

In ConversationI think we should be proud of where we come from and be proud of what this country can offer us. We’re unique in our food culture here – we should be embracing it, and we should ask for native produce.

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