Monthly Archives: April 2013

On Food Trucks & Fork on the Road

Food trucks are becoming enormously popular in Adelaide. Parked in temporary locations all over the city, the colourful, quirky fleet provides locals and visitors with an interesting array of high quality food and drink, and adds vibrancy to our streets. … Continue reading

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On the Four-Bite Rule

It’s 7 a.m. on a fresh Friday morning and Georgi and I are standing in front of the pop-up pâtisserie in Leigh Street, ogling the pastries. In a previous post on The Adelaide Showgrounds Farmers’ Market, I promised to come … Continue reading

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On School Milk

Those of you who are old enough will remember ‘school milk’. How could you forget! This public health initiative called the Free Milk Scheme went national in 1950 and was aimed at improving the nutrition of all Australian children. Milk … Continue reading

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On The First Lick of Spring

While here in Adelaide the leaves are starting to turn shades of crimson and gold and markets brim with autumn produce, in Paris, April heralds the first glimpse of spring. Parisians shake off the weight of their heavy coats, and … Continue reading

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On The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market

With the days becoming cooler and crisper after a long, hot summer, thoughts turn to the flavours of autumn and there’s no better place to witness the change of seasons than at a farmers’ market. The Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market … Continue reading

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On a belle parfumerie française

Roaming the crooked streets of the Marais on a recent trip to Paris, I stumbled across the most adorable little boutique with a lipstick-red façade. Tucked on the sleepy Place du Marché Sainte Catherine, Marie Antoinette is filled with rare … Continue reading

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On Toasting Forks & Wood Stoves

The house is still asleep as my father lights the fire in the slow combustion stove; an Everhot that lives up to its name. A barrow load of wood sits outside the back door to fuel the day, red gum … Continue reading

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