This week's radio chat was all about apples: the which, why and how of eating, cooking and generally appreciating this wonderful and versatile fruit
I'm a keen camper and an even keener camp eater. I love cooking and eating outdoors and I also appreciate the challenges: no power, no fridges, goannas that want to eat your apples, total fire bans...you name it, we've encountered it!
Passover is a Jewish festival that commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt; I chatted Passover food traditions on Jewish radio in preparation for cooking matzo balls at a Jewish food festival
Apricot chicken. Vol au vents. Everything tuna. Fondue. Should retro dishes be brought back to centre stage or relegated to the menus of history?
While we had a cake in the oven I grabbed the lovely Sophia from Thermomix Baking Blogger for a chat about sourdough, a topic that's close to both of our hearts, but can seem very spooky and mysterious if you've never encountered it before.
I try to appreciate nature's bounty with every mouthful but I am especially in awe of peaches: I find it so amazing that this fuzzy fruit's seed is protected by flesh that's so evocative, sweet and juicy. Practical propagation probably doesn't need to be this delicious but YES. Enjoy my stonefruit primer and recipe suggestions.
A good salad is superb. A sad salad is soul-destroying. Listen in to hear about the salad good and the salad bad.
When people find out I'm a restaurant critic they often ask how it all works. I break it down in this radio chat with Cam Smith for his weekly Eat It show on RRR-FM.
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 fortnight I head into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat food. Usually it’s with Clare Bowditch but today it was Susan Carland filling in. We chatted about being ...
I love dropping into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat about food with Clare Bowditch and her lovely audience of talkback callers. This time it was to discuss food smells and memories.
I love dropping into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat about food with Clare Bowditch and her lovely audience of talkback callers. This time it was to discuss cookbooks and, particularly, which book people would grab if their house was burning down. I decided I’d scoop up my Soyer’s Shilling Cookery for the People – it’s a curious and winning little book from Victorian times and has recipes for everything from calf’s foot to red herring.
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 love dropping into ABC Radio Melbourne to chat about food. This time it was to discuss a contentious issue – British versus Australian food – with host David Astle.
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.