Monthly Archives: May 2011

Raspberries and white chocolate

It is a combination I find irresistible. Who discovered the compatibility of white chocolate and raspberries? Was it one of those serendipitous inventions, the extension of a strawberry dunked into dark chocolate and left to harden for an end-of-meal treat? … Continue reading

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Tales of Duckman

So, the plan was we meet at the Uncle Tom’s Pies servo at the Gateway to Mullum, early Saturday afternoon. I had money in crisply folded notes to hand over to a man to whom I had only ever spoken … Continue reading

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Pastries from scratch

At 11 o’clock at night Greg Wilton’s alarm goes off. An hour later he is at work and, in his own words, the process starts. Greg’s process is the hand-crafting from scratch a small range of authentic French pastries. The … Continue reading

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Fetish for Fetta

What doesn’t it go with? Once you start thinking about all the foods that marry merrily with fetta cheese, what you end up with is a long list. For an ingredient whose entry into contemporary cuisine was slow and subtle … Continue reading

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