Diggings 12 June 2021

Excited to see this new publication from the CSIRO. The unseen as fertile ground for new wisdom Are we brave enough to love what is ugly inside and transform it? Are we brave enough to imagine a food system that does not involve old paradigms of poor farmers versus conscious consumers? Can we imagine a …

Diggings 15 May 2021

Sabi fish New Appetites and Taste Making. Mayukh Sen on the Past and Future of Food Writing On the pure prose level of writing, there are small stylistic choices that one can make that have broader political implications. I teach my students not to italicize non-English food words, ingredients or recipe names. It asserts to …

Diggings 21 April 2021

Frederickton looking toward Kempsey March 2021 After 160 years, Aboriginal cultural burning returns to Coranderrk Station ‘Watching on, Wurundjeri woman Mandy Nicholson reflected on her ancestors, whose lives had been tightly controlled during Coranderrk's mission years. "I feel quite emotional being here today because we're bringing back cultural practice to a place where culture wasn't …

Diggings 31 March 2021

Maniwara ants are used in several Biatüwi dishes. ANA PAULA LUSTOSA 'I wanted to reflect my culture': Indigenous-owned cafe serving healthy food with a native twist She's glad that she's been able to help the community think differently about what they consume. "We have some people that come here on a daily basis that I …