Diggings 9 April 2019

A brief history of indigenous fishing While the importance of fishing as a way of life is obvious to many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, there have been few attempts to translate their experiences into a narrative that governments, non-Indigenous fishers and the general public can immediately understand and appreciate. An excellent site in which to …

Olives and I

The first olives I cured at home were kalimata that I helped mates harvest from their small grove in Orange.  I had long had a book on curing olives and cooking with them and went to it for a method. Doing the scoring and soaking and so on seemed too much effort so I chose …

Diggings 5 March 2019

Followers of Diggings will know I consider Matt Golding to be one of our best political cartoonists particularly for his use of Australian food - as in this one on the Royal Commission inot the banking industry. The trouble with fake meat Jenny Rosborough is a registered nutritionist who worries that vegan “meats” are perceived …