Diggings 13 May 2018

Fruit stall in Ostia Antico How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our era 'That it was urban, and not rural, hunger that troubled policy makers is vitally important. Food and employment for people in rural areas – where most of the world’s hunger was concentrated – were of little concern. Hunger began to matter …

Diggings 25 April 2018

  Matinee, the new hip cafe in Marrickville, baked Anzac Croissants - rosemary in the dough and Anzac biscuit crumble on top. Darn tasty. A mate sent me a pic of a deconstructed Greek salad.  Vegemite on toast gets deconstructed – and the internet is not happy ‘It seemed destined for mid-menu mediocrity until a …

OxTales

The Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery has launched a series of podcasts, called OxTales. It’s via a free subscription through iTunes or Stitcher. The first podcast is up now: Laura Shapiro, ‘Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puff” April 18, 2018. Teaser: What do the Pillsbury Bake Off and molecular gastronomy have in common? Culinary historian and …