Fork In Review

Jan Hume

Category: Food in the Media

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 […]

Book Review:  “The Table Comes First” by Adam Gopnik

In The Table Comes First Gopnik looks at food and dining from a                          sociological and consumer point of view, including snobbery and food fads. Veblen’s work, The Theory of the Leisure Class is about conspicuous consumption. The point of it is that it’s […]

Book Review: “Provence 1970” by Luke Barr

I’ve just pulled a pile of old cook books out of my bookshelf. They are all published in the 60s and 70s, and the titles are: Posh Food       Andre Launay Ou est le garlic?          Len Deighton French Provincial Cooking     Elizabeth David Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol 1 & 2          Simone Beck & Julia […]