Review: Wild Asparagus. Wild Strawberries

Barbara Santich Wakefield Press South Australia First published 2018 http://www.wakefieldpress.com.au   ‘My typewriter sits forlorn, and my puny attempts to describe the idiosyncrasies of life in rural France go nowhere near capturing its complexities’. Santich is recalling her frustration, sitting in sitting in her room in Caromb in the Midi, France, in 1978. With the …

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 …

Diggings 14 April 2018

The Artist Who Plays with Her Food ‘Red began the project looking for inspiration around markets in Malaysia—her birthplace. “I would walk through markets and stare at vegetables and allow their patterns and textures to inspire visuals in my head,” she says, adding, “I definitely got a lot of annoyed and curious looks from vendors.” …