28 June, 2014
15 June, 2014
“For there is an aspect of cruelty in eating, nourishing one life at the expense of another. It is an aspect usually avoided – the crudeness of a slab of blood-red meat is disguised by cooking it, camouflaging it with sauces and garnishes.” – Barbara Santich, Looking for Flavour (Wakefield Press 1996) It was the … Continue reading
1 June, 2014
If you buy a pomegranate, buy one whose ripeness has caused it to be cleft open with a seed-revealing smile. Its laughter is a blessing, for through its wide-open mouth it shows its heart, like a pearl in the jewel box of spirit. The red anemone laughs, too, but through its mouth you glimpse a … Continue reading
15 May, 2014
Meditation on Lemons When I move house the first tree I plant is a lemon biblical dour and versatile I much prefer it to those cloying salesgirls the soft stone fruits – Kate Llewellyn, excerpt from “Lemon” It’s a hot summer afternoon in the Tallebudgera Valley in the hinterland of Queensland’s Gold Coast. … Continue reading
A popular and delicious curry.For best results, use a good quality curry paste.