April 14, 2015 Peter Barrett Fancy recreating ancient Roman feasts, whittling soup spoons or growing your own gourmet fungi? Here are 10 hobbies to get you started this autumn. I’ll never forget, as a five-year-old, […]
Hi folks, here are two of my latest kitchen spy columns – on Koko Black founder Shane Hills and cookbook author Belinda Jeffery. Read my kitchen spy with Belinda online here.
Plant geneticist John Letts (left) and the ‘godfather’ of Australian sourdough John Downes. Photo: Jessica Dale My Epicure cover story on baking appears today in The Age. I spoke to some fascinating people, many of whom […]
I spent a fascinating two hours in the home of Flower Drum founder Gilbert Lau the other day. You can read the full Kitchen Spy in today’s Epicure or online here but one of the […]
It’s January, which means for freelancers everywhere NO CASH. Yes, seasonally it’s a tough time of year for those who invoice but with every fiscal cloud there’s a silver lining if you think frugally. This year for […]
My latest Jetstar magazine male grooming column is out. This month – body hair and waxing. Ouch!
Guillaume Brahimi’s Christmas-tree ice-cream. Excited to have the Epicure Good Food cover today with this story on Christmas meals that went right: Pressure. Expectation. Family. For people hosting Christmas lunch or dinner it’s a yuletide […]
Octogenarian Shirley Boyle will be the oldest rider in the Great Victorian Bike Ride this weekend. Photo: Simon O’Dwyer Here’s my story on inspiring bike rider, Shirley Boyle. It was published last Saturday in The […]
Since October I’ve been writing a male grooming column for Jetstar’s inflight magazine. It’s taken me until now to post about them but below you can catch up on two months in one hit: moustaches (November) followed by […]