Carloforte is famed for its bluefin tuna, where salted tuna hearts, slow-cooked tripe, dried bottarga, and oil-drenched offcuts are the backbone of its traditional island cuisine. Read my full article with my photos on MUNCHIES.
The time has come for me to upgrade myself to be a Fully Fledged Food Writer™, and that means getting a shiny new website in a few days’ time. I’d really like to keep sending updates to anyone who’s already subscribed to receive my posts, BUT because I’m converting from a WordPress site to a self-hosted one, if you signed up to ‘follow’ this site using your own WordPress account then I won’t be able to get in touch anymore. There’s […]
What’s it like to compete in the Local Wild Food Challenge? For starters, the Italian edition of this foraging-cooking competition was held in a countryside castle. Read my story with my pics in The Planthunter on making boozy, planty popsicles with wild herbs and flowers gathered from the lush hills of Piedmont.
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Author Bruce Pascoe and the Gurandgi Munjie group are revitalising native crops once cultivated by Aboriginal Australians, baking new breads with forgotten flours. Read my full article on SBS Food.
At a sold-out workshop at this year’s Slow Food’s mega food festival, Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, Dale Tilbrook introduced the international crowd to Australia’s native flavours, sharing homemade red quandong jam and freshly cooked kangaroo terrine. Read my full piece with my pics on SBS Food.
Headed to the food extravaganza that is Terra Madre-Salone del Gusto this week? Hosted every two years in Turin, Slow Food’s mammoth conference brings together the who’s who of the real food movement (hey there, Alice Waters), hundreds of food producers and experts from across Italy and further afield, and a packed schedule bursting with thought-provoking panel discussions, tastings, pop-up dining and expansive markets. I went to the last event in 2014 and will be there again this time around – […]
Before you head out into wine country to discover Piedmont’s undulating hillside vineyards, be sure to pause for a stopover in the region’s capital, Turin. The city’s historic center has charm aplenty – cobblestoned streets, bustling farmer’s markets and piazze lined with busy cafes – but the best restaurants in the area can be somewhat hidden. Whether you’re after traditional local dishes or classics with a contemporary edge, these are the local top restaurants in Turin to head to. Read the […]
There are lots of beaches in Italy that require a fee in order to pass through their gates for a swim. But fear not – there are also public (read: fee-free) beaches aplenty that are just as beautiful, as long as you know where to look. Read my full article on The Grand Wine Tour. Photo by Marco Stregatto.
From her stint as a Queensland jillaroo to research in South-East Asia, 2015 Young Farmer of the Year Anika Molesworth is determined to see the future of food be a sustainable one. Read my full interview with her from the July/August 2016 issue of ABC Organic Gardener magazine.
From whimsical marketing ploys to an outrageous carbonara, the humble pasta has had a bumpy ride through the ages. Read my full article on SBS Food. Photo courtesy of SBS Food.
Combining Italian ricotta and alpine bread dumplings – these canederli (or knödel as they are called in German) from Italy’s northern Alto Adige region reflect the area’s melding of those two cuisines. Read the recipe with my images on SBS Food. This recipe is part of my SBS Food story on Alto Adige – read that piece here.