Diggings 27 May 2018

  Jonathon Malone and Kelvin Dunrobin launch Blackfella Beef with Stairmaster the champion Senepol bull (ABC Capricornia: Inga Stunzer) Blackfella beef brand plans to unite Indigenous producers  ‘Kelvin Dunrobin ABC rural news of progress in the planning. “The picture I have come up with is we’re going to have all-Aboriginal cattle ranches, and farmers and …

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 …

Diggings 24 March 2018

  The Chef Who Carves Traditional Patterns into Fruits and Vegetables ‘Kishimoto refers to produce carving as “Thai” carving, because the masters of fruit carving are from Thailand. It’s an old tradition that originated from chefs cooking for the royal family. But Japan also has a history of food-carving. Mukimono, as it’s called, is hundreds of …