If you live in Melbourne you don’t need to check the calendar to realise that winter is almost upon us and with it what I like to call comfort food ...
A change of season always gets me excited. It heralds the coming of a number of things – different wardrobe, different vibe in the city and different food to eat. As well as ushering in a few of my favourite vegetables, the coming of winter signals the start of the Australian truffle season. What used [...]
I am often asked why I am so passionate about food. There are a lot of reasons, but one that sits high on the list is the social aspect of food. Eating together is a great way to spend time with people and to share: thoughts, ideas and, of course, food. Things taste better when [...]
Regular readers of Second Helping would know that I am a big advocate of staying local whenever possible it comes to choosing produce, now I can do the same when I drink! This video gives you the low down on a very clever idea – Local Craft Spirits and the people behind it: James Sherry, Jeremy [...]