Olives and I

The first olives I cured at home were kalimata that I helped mates harvest from their small grove in Orange.  I had long had a book on curing olives and cooking with them and went to it for a method. Doing the scoring and soaking and so on seemed too much effort so I chose …

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 …

Diggings 28 jan 2019

Couscous stuffed pumpking and endive Food for thought In New Scientist No 3211,5 January, 2019, are printed some responses sent in to this question from a reader: ‘Ignoring the idiom that variety is the spice of life, what single dish could I make that would provide all my nutritional needs forever more? A vegetarian option …