Last year, I was lucky to be given some saffron, and saffron extract, from Gamila of Beechworth, in Victoria. Grown in small quantities on her farm, it’s only in limited production, of excellent quality, and a joy to use.Read More
Since returning home from Chateau de Gudanes in the south of France I’ve been dreaming about, and missing, the intensely flavoured and perfumed fruit of the area.
The heirloom tomatoes were extraordinary. I’ve never tasted anything quite like them, and the stone fruit, every bite a joy. It was produce at its best, seasonal, ready to be enjoyed without elaborate preparation, or presentation.Read More