I just discovered the contact form has been broken for about two weeks – the only thing to break in my WordPress 3 (site software) upgrade. A fix is in place, so people can now contact me again successfully! Apologies to anyone who has tried and been frustrated. If you know someone who says they've tried to contact me and not heard back, please tell them to drop me a line again.
As far as I can recall, I've never voluntarily entered a KFC "restaurant". Occasionally, social pressures mean I have to tag along. Sometimes it means I eat a piece of chicken. If you have to dine in the enemy's clutches, you might as well make it an...Read more Tue 12 Apr, 2011
I don't think most Australians have any particularly awareness of the conditions for livestock animals in Australia. We hear occasional stories from overseas and can, of course, read books such as Fast Food Nation or The Omnivore's Dilemma to get even more of an idea. We know that chickens lead an awful life in battery farms, but what of pigs and other animals in Australia?Read more Tue 03 Mar, 2009
I'm not a great salad eater, probably because leafy ones tend to splash and I can't stand splashy food, but I love this one conceived late last year when apricots had come into season. I made it again recently with dried apricots and it was still pretty damn good, if you ask me. A great...Read more Sat 12 Apr, 2008
I feel myself drawn inexorably to baking projects that have no end, just a rocky path of discoveries, flops, experiments, successes, flops... Not content with macarons and pasteis de nata to add girth and grey hairs to my existence, I started playing with canelés de Bordeaux...Read more Fri 25 Dec, 2009