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Adam James – the Fermenting Guru at Rough Rice

27/10/2017 | By

For some, tofu can be a little disappointing. But for Adam James, the fermenting maestro at Rough Rice, a mouthful of tofu & miso was utterly life-changing.

Jeong Kwan with Adam James

Adam James with Korean nun, the ‘philosopher chef’ Jeong Kwan.

As I mentioned to you all a few weeks back, the inaugural Ferment the Festival was held this past weekend.

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Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016

05/10/2016 | By

Lambs’ Ears braves the teeming hordes at Slow Food’s Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2016 to share a remarkable food experience. 

various types of beans at terra madre

ALL the beans!

In an effort to ensure that you, dear reader, are not feeling totally neglected while I am on holidays in sunny Italy I want to share a brief taste of the wonderful experience that is Slow Food’s Terra Madre Salone del Gusto. 

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Bitter – A New Cookbook & A Fabulous Meal for Adelaide Writers’ Week

11/03/2016 | By

Learning to love the taste of bitter with an Adelaide Writers’ Week lunch at Osteria Oggi.

Jennifer McLagan's Bitter

It’s festival time in the party town and last week I indulged in what is easily my very favourite part of Adelaide’s Festival of ArtsAdelaide Writers’ Week

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Happy Birthday to South Australia’s CWA – Celebrate with a Scone at the Show!

31/08/2015 | By

 

South Australia’s CWA is 85 years old – and they really know their scones!

Scones, South Australian CWA

It’s Royal Adelaide Show time at the end of the week and if you think herding a gaggle of kids through a show day without  getting covered in vomit, mediating show bag disputes, coping with major melt-downs or losing the odd child is hard work, then spare a thought for the tireless dynamos behind the scenes at that haven of rural hospitality , The CWA Country Cafe.

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Manila Eats – Dining Filipino Style

14/04/2014 | By

My recent visit to Manila was short, but sweet. Sweet because the fondness for sugar over there is incredible, but also because – even during my very short visit – I got to eat often and really well. If you’re headed to Manila and are looking for dining tips, start here!

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Kriol Cuisine – An Australian Culinary Meltingpot

03/03/2014 | By

Coincidence is a funny thing. Just a week or two ago I was driving home, engrossed in an ABC radio program about the Kriol language of Northern Australia – a dialect previously unknown to me. Kriol, which was developed in the early 20th century, is spoken in the far north of the Northern Territory and Western Australia and has an estimated 20,000+ speakers. Imagine my surprise then, when an email announcing a new television show celebrating Kriol culinary traditions dropped in my inbox today!

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