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 …

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 …