Every two weeks I chat on ABC Melbourne radio about food. This time it was about bananas - and it was a lot of fun. For some reason, bananas provoke a lot of passion, usually positive but sometimes negative. Listen in for lesser-known banana facts and some fabulous banana suggestions from our listeners.
Every few weeks I drop in to ABC News Breakfast to chat about interesting happenings in the food world. This time I touched on four good news stories that relate to food and technology and just may change the way we eat.
I recently collaborated with St Kilda Burger Bar to teach St Kilda Primary School’s Year 6 students how to write a restaurant review. I talked to the kids about how I approach reviewing, explaining the importance of accuracy and fairness, and how the writer is responsible to both readers and restaurant. “It’s okay not to like something, but you need to see beyond personal preference and give useful, usable information,” I said. I also stressed the importance of tailoring writing for particular audiences, and to ‘make their words work hard’ – this is something I often think about, especially when writing short. Can one word do two jobs?
I love dropping into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat about food. This time it was one of my favourite topics: cakes. Monique Bowley is filling in for regular host Clare Bowditch today and she asked listeners to call in to tell us about their most memorable cakes. Listen in below.
Every few weeks I drop in to ABC News Breakfast to chat about what’s happening in the food world. This time it was to chat about fermented foods. Have a look at the clip and see my little Q&A below.
I love dropping into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat to Clare Bowditch about romantic food. Listen in below as we ponder heart-shaped steak and other Valentine's delights. ...