4 June, 2017
19 May, 2017
Next Wednesday at the Art Gallery of NSW, John Olsen, the acclaimed Australian artist, will be talking about his lifelong passion for painting and cooking. He’ll be joined by three other highly regarded chefs, Lucio Galletto (Lucio’s Restaurant), Damien Pignolet (Regatta, Bistro Moncur) and Matt Moran (Aria, Chiswick). A few years ago, I visited John … Continue reading
24 April, 2017
Imagine this: There’s a knock on your front door. You open it. There’s a stranger there, pleasant enough, say’s he’s looking around the neighbourhood for somewhere to live. You invite him in, give him a cup of tea. He goes on his way. Some time later, he appears at the door again. This time with several friends, some of … Continue reading
How was the original Anzac biscuit made? The biscuit, that is, not the soldier!
15 April, 2017
Potent, irresistible and ever so smooth. You might think I’m talking about one of the world’s legendary womanisers, and why not? Indeed, the 18th century Casanova had a penchant for chocolate. Apparently he consumed gallons of the liquid stuff and is alleged to have served it in much the same way that today’s playboys hand … Continue reading