Fork In Review

Jan Hume

Month: May, 2016

Book Review: “Swallow This” by Joanna Blythman

This book was chosen for the Slow Food Sydney Book Group. We can’t say we enjoyed it, but everyone thought it was scary because the various food safety authorities seem to wave through food products as safe. Here’s what is written on the fly-leaf: Don’t trust those upbeat claims you see on food packaging. Behind […]

MAD Syd and Noma: Tomorrow’s Meal?

A few months ago, Rene Redzepi opened his pop-up Noma restaurant at Barangaroo, Sydney. Very expensive and sold out in minutes. On 3 April 2016 at the Sydney Opera House, there was a symposium with a line-up of speakers: Rene Redzepi, David Chang, Kylie Kwong, Massimo Bottura, Neil Perry, Clayton Donovan, Rebecca Huntley, Chodo Givera […]

Thai Food: Talking, Walking, Eating, Writing

This was a 6 hour walking and tasting tour of Thai Town, Sydney, on Saturday 30 January 2016, led by Nuch, a member of the Thai community who works with Taste Food Tours. It was also in conjunction with the WEA, the writing part being delivered by Jeannette Delamoir who has extensive qualifications and experience […]