Kitchen Spy

What’s inside Ita’s fridge?

  It turns out media legend Ita Buttrose has a habit of keeping some things you’d usually find in a pantry in her fridge – and it’s something her children tease her about often, she says. There’s the bottle of Ribena, jellybeans for her grandchildren and packets of Cruskits – among other things. Must have […]

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Guy Grossi – Kitchen Spy

      The secret to a successful culinary empire? Make it a family affair. I enjoyed meeting Guy Grossi at his home in Kew last week. I was there for a Kitchen Spy story in today’s Epicure Good Food section, which you can read in full here. Also there (but not photographed) were Guy’s wife Melissa […]

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Phillippa Grogan – Kitchen Spy

      It was a pleasure to meet Phillippa Grogan, founder of Phillippa’s Bakery and the woman behind the olive loaf we often buy at the supermarket. The story was another Kitchen Spy for The Age Epicure Good Food section. Read the full story here. Phillippa has just put a book out, too. It’s called […]

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Paul Bangay – Kitchen Spy

My Kitchen Spy with garden designer Paul Bangay appeared in yesterday’s Age Epicure Good Food Section. If you’d like to have a read, click here for a pdf or see below for an image. Meanwhile, here’s a short video I made while I was at Stonefields, Paul’s beautiful house and garden in the Central Highlands. By the […]

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Kitchen spy – Epicure

My first Kitchen Spy story featured in The Age’s Epicure section today. It’s about Bao Hoang, the co-founder of Roll’d, a Vietnamese food franchise with 17 outlets already and many more to come. The story is a lot of fun to do. Having rifled through their fridge, pantry and kitchen drawers I feel like I […]

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