Author: RF

DIY junk food

Pollan’s “…as long as you cook it yourself” rule is applied to a Big Mac

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Bird Cow Fish (and pigs)

A video taste of Alex Herbert (and friends) great welcome dinner for Carlo Petrini at the now closed (and missed) Bird Cow Fish restaurant.

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Initiating new cheese judges

This is just a bit of fun, although we’re not sure about Russell’s comic timing.

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Growers 'do' lunch at Old Parliament House

A short video showing what’s on the menu when growers around here do lunch.

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Neil Willman's – Guide to making your own cheese

We have some copies of Neil Willman’s recently updated The guide to making your own cheese. This small book of 128 pages has clear easy to follow information for creating a wide range of cheeses. They cost $37.50 postage paid. To order a copy, we can only accept cheques and direct deposits but we have…

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Mongering about

Gordon Edgar is the cheesemonger at Rainbow Grocery Cooperative in San Francisco. What’s a cheesemonger? Glad you asked. Read on…

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Truffles and Malbec – old black

GrapeRadio’s video about France’s Cahors region, “famous for its black truffles as it is for its Malbec, a wine that exemplifies the scent of black.”

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Apricot and Lemon Jam

Looks like it’s making Jam time to me. This recipe was originally for dried apricots, but works great with fresh ones.

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Answering 12 Assumptions of the Food Inquisition

The full video of the Evening with Joel Salatin on 3 December 2010 where he suggested that we’re now experiencing a Food Inquisition and gives his answers to his Inquisitors.

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Right of reply – Joel Salatin

A short taste of the full video of an evening with Joel Salatin where he suggests that, just like the Religious Inquisition 500 years ago, we’re now experiencing a Food Inquisition.

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La Rocciata di Assisi

A traditional Christmas sweet from Umbria in the heart of Italy.

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Panforte – Siena cake

Matthew Evans’ recipe for panforte differs from most others with the addition of some Golden Syrup, but I reckon that’s an important part of the taste of this version of a year round favourite.

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