Monthly Archives: September 2013

On French Cheese: Tips & Etiquette

When my mind turns to Paris, I can think of nothing more enjoyable that unwrapping an oozing slice of perfectly-ripe cheese, slathering it on a fresh baguette, baked bien cuit with a crackling crust, and pouring a glass of red wine. For cheese … Continue reading

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On the Moon Lantern Festival

Tonight, I was going to write about OzAsia’s Moon Lantern Festival 2013. Under the light of a full moon, it promised to be a very special event at Elder Park on the River Torrens with food stalls, performances, fireworks and a … Continue reading

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On Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden

I fly through the gate of Kilkenny Primary School just as the siren blows, sending children scurrying across the grounds to their classrooms. This morning I am on my way to observe a cooking class in the school’s kitchen, but … Continue reading

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On a Fine Lunch at Fino

Just an hour’s drive from Adelaide and a short pedal from the cellar doors of the McLaren Vale wine growing region, Willunga is one of those country towns that inspires a ‘tree change’. Steep green hillsides frame the town, with views … Continue reading

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