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In 2016, American food commentator and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain declared, "Fergus Henderson is the most influential chef of the last two decades, even though you have likely never heard of him."

I Love Alice Waters

She was an activist who wanted to change the world. She went to university and discovered French culture. She went to France and discovered French food. In London, she found the teachings of holistic educationalist Maria Montessori. On her return to America she realised that by the act of doing...

An Odd Date

It had been some time since he called through the order. Good Peking duck can’t be rushed, he thought to himself. Waiting in his car, Neil had taken the moment to study the layer of dust that covered the dashboard. There were fist imprints in places where he had struck it,...

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WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

Lately, natural (or non-interventionist) wines have been the buzzword of many new wine bars and restaurants across Australia. But isn’t wine a natural product anyway? I mean, it comes from grapes right?

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NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS

I've described some of our wines recently as 'Post Punk'. To me Gravner and Radikon were ‘Punk’ when I drank '98 Breg with James Broadway and Kevin McArthy in 2OO2. I had grown restless as a wine consumer and this was my personal 4 June 1976 Manchester Lesser Free...