Last year, I was quite moved by this story on Landline about an Australian ex-farmer who worked in the Solomon Islands; their diets had become dependent on heavily processed imported food at the expense of local fruit, vegetables and fish. More
I remember being on my deathbed—I mean, when I had the flu—and thinking… Need. Turkish. Lentil. Soup. Everything that was me, ached. I felt a million years old! Yet somehow I summoned the strength to walk to Sarays in Enmore for a bowl of soothing warm.
But there’s no need to drag your tired body up the road. Here’s a recipe for you! More
It was following the great Violet Beauregarde incident of 1982 that I first came face to face with the reality of pork. As my aunt struggled to free my hair of chewing gum I had lodged behind my left ear, I sat and stared, pale and wide eyed at the steaming plate of pig’s trotters before me. More
How’s uni/work/life? How about a catch-up during Easter. Going anywhere?
I need your advice! Below is an internal strategy email. The solution is borderline incredulous… a little bit lah-lah land. Would be a GODSEND! Let me know your thoughts! More
It has been a hectic month. I’ve just started a Masters of Public Health which should be called a Masters of Heart Palpitations Because of All the Assignments! Today was the first day I could kind of relax, knocking back small wins for work, homework, wireframes for FlavourCrusader and the Facebook change to timeline. More
Gill Stannard is celebrating her 20th year of being in practice as a naturopath. She is passionate about nutrition and herbal medicine, and is an experienced counsellor. Her approach is down-to-earth; being practical about food is a big part of that. More
A while ago I wrote about the closure of the Heinz tomato processing factory at Girgarre, Victoria; they exited Australia to conduct processing offshore. This affects 15 workers directly but about 600 jobs in the local area and leaves tomato growers in the Valley with just one processor – who is systematically screwing down prices (and thus margins for environmental sustainability) in this region. More