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Culinary “sensei” reveals secret to great sushi

It was on a push bicycle tour of Japan, with little more than a sleeping bag and his notebook, Kengo Hiromatsu decided he would become a chef. From East to West, North to South, Kengo quite literally ate his way

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Culinary “sensei” reveals secret to great sushi

It was on a push bicycle tour of Japan, with little more than a sleeping bag and his notebook, Kengo Hiromatsu decided he would become a chef. From East to West, North to South, Kengo quite literally ate his way

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IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

IFWTWA Australasia launches Travel Writers radio show

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, today launched the Travel Writers radio show, an initiative of IFWTWA’s Australasia division. The program will be heard on

Garuda Golden Chefs

Have you ever eaten, or more correctly sampled, nine separate two course meals,  prepared by some of our best chefs, over nine hours.  I can tell you its both a challenge, tasting so much great food, over an extended period;

Garuda Golden Chefs

Have you ever eaten, or more correctly sampled, nine separate two course meals,  prepared by some of our best chefs, over nine hours.  I can tell you its both a challenge, tasting so much great food, over an extended period;

A secret between you, me and (shortly) most of Melbourne

You’d be forgiven for thinking the country was awash in autumn food and wine festivals.  And you’d be right.  But there are still some gems to be discovered amongst the offerings from quiet country towns in regional Victoria.  Take Warburton

A secret between you, me and (shortly) most of Melbourne

You’d be forgiven for thinking the country was awash in autumn food and wine festivals.  And you’d be right.  But there are still some gems to be discovered amongst the offerings from quiet country towns in regional Victoria.  Take Warburton

PS Murray Princess Welcomes Julie Goodwin

Australia’s first MasterChef winner and resident cook on Channel Nine’s Today Show, Julie Goodwin, will do cooking demonstrations on board Captain Cook Cruises’ 4-night Murray River cruise departing Monday, June 10. Goodwin’s life has been a whirlwind since winning MasterChef

PS Murray Princess Welcomes Julie Goodwin

Australia’s first MasterChef winner and resident cook on Channel Nine’s Today Show, Julie Goodwin, will do cooking demonstrations on board Captain Cook Cruises’ 4-night Murray River cruise departing Monday, June 10. Goodwin’s life has been a whirlwind since winning MasterChef

Oils ain’t oils

I was alerted, along with other writers, on a recent professional visit to Spice Island cooking school at San Remo near Phillip Island  (Victoria), that not all oils are the same…and healthy oils can turn unhealthy when heated. This chef’s

Oils ain’t oils

I was alerted, along with other writers, on a recent professional visit to Spice Island cooking school at San Remo near Phillip Island  (Victoria), that not all oils are the same…and healthy oils can turn unhealthy when heated. This chef’s

Take Away Slow Food

Philippe Mouchel may just be the new take-away king of the Melbourne CBD, but it is far from fast food. The Frenchman who was once head chef for the legend Paul Bocuse in Lyon first came to Australia to open

Take Away Slow Food

Philippe Mouchel may just be the new take-away king of the Melbourne CBD, but it is far from fast food. The Frenchman who was once head chef for the legend Paul Bocuse in Lyon first came to Australia to open