Beyond The Fillet

Fergus Henderson was back in Australia last week lording over Nose to Tail dining. Nose to Tail eating is a phrase that has become synonymous with the British chef of London’s St John restaurant. Think Fergus – think Nose to Tail – and you just have to think of the noble and versatile pig from … Continue reading

Repelling the porcine invasion

George Orwell’s Animal Farm inmates mantra: “four legs good two legs bad” has poignant relevance this week. It’s Bacon Week. And it’s all because Aussie pork producers are finding it tough getting their leg in, so to speak, in the domestic ham and bacon stakes. Some 70 per cent of bacon sold in this country … Continue reading

Nose to tail eating

In the past few months we have had a flurry of restaurant guide launches and their inherent awards with Australian Gourmet Traveller’s national guide, The Age Good Food Guide and The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide…Best Chef, Best Restaurant, Best New, Best Old…gain a hat…lose a hat. There was the usual barrage of back … Continue reading