A signature drop

Nick O’Leary makes wines firmly rooted in the Canberra district, the place where he grew up and lives. The officially designated wine region of Canberra District is a small triangular area with 60km sides that stretch from Yass in the north, Bungendore in the east and Canberra in the south. This cool climate ‘Bermuda’ triangle […]

Antonio Carluccio cooks!

Here’s a 14 minute video that we’ve just finished. It’s the cooking demonstration that Antonio gave as part of the Truffle Festival event at the Emirate Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Blue Mountains. He was going to cook just two truffle dishes but there was a request for a gnocchi dish so he […]

Making a move

Yeah, it’s time to leave our lovely country house and we’re cleaning up ready to put it on the market.  So we’re a bit distracted for online posts for a while. Part of the process is we have to CLEAN THE SHED. And that involves throwing out all the old things that I’ve held to […]

Would sir like to try the pin nott?

India is set to see a second consecutive year of record grape exports, with its crop in particular demand in Russia and throughout Europe, the Economic Times reports. This is a source of some concern for Indian exporters, as record shipments in 2012 resulted in a severe oversupply in Europe, with prices dropping by 50 […]

Justin talks!

Yeah, quite a lot!  Stopping the flow of bubbling ideas and excitement is impossible when you meet him. But this time he’s talking very seriously in a short video that’s promoting Adelaide and the nearby regions as an ‘alternative’ tourism destination for South Australian Tourism Commission. Have a look. Now if it all sounds a […]

A Gouda for the Teacher

This was hidden away for a while, but now it’s back. Russell Smiths tribute to Cheese hero Neil Willman.

Corella Pears

Corella Pears are named after the colourful Australian Corella parrot and were developed by German settlers in the Barossa Valley.

An Australian food timeline

A history of Australian Food

Remember life before pizza? This timeline tells the story of Australia’s food revolution.

Jiro (and Mark) dream of sushi

We were invited to the preview of probably the most talked about food film of last year, Jiro Dreams of Sushi (thank you Tracey). The film was released around Australia from May 10. This HD trailer tells the story well. There’s an ‘exclusive’ scene from the film on Youtube that doesn’t allow embedding, so you’ll […]

Meat app clicks in New York

Australian developed MLA iPhone app wins a Webby Award.

Truffled apps

Gourmet iPad app leads to Patricia Wells and she does truffles.

Saveur's Best Food Blogs 2012

Nope, we didn’t enter but you’ll find lots of stimulation in Saveur’s 2012 picks of the top food blogs. Remember to vote!

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