Monthly Archives: February 2012

Spa cuisine

Spa cuisine, Samantha Gowing tells the small group of us, started back in the eighties in California. She is about to conduct a cooking class of sorts followed by lunch, all of it based on this type of healthy cooking, … Continue reading

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Spa cuisine

Spa cuisine, Samantha Gowing tells the small group of us, started back in the eighties in California. She is about to conduct a cooking class of sorts followed by lunch, all of it based on this type of healthy cooking, … Continue reading

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K and the magic gougères

When it came to entertaining, K was the most stylish woman I knew. And yet this stylishness stopped there; she was otherwise an unremarkable middle-aged woman who spurned makeup, whose short-cropped haircut resembled a grey helmet, whose legs she never bothered … Continue reading

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All fired up over pizzas

Every Sunday morning sixty loaves of their bread run out the door of the Crabbes Creek General Store. And to think it all came about because Jon, a builder, was making brick ovens… Anyone who has been to the Mullumbimby … Continue reading

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Restaurants: Mystique or Myth?

I have just finished reading a book called Four Kitchens. In it, chef/author Lauren Shockey describes her experiences over the course of one year in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv and Paris, cooking in restaurants. Having completed a course at … Continue reading

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