• Spaghetti Pollanaise – a recipe inspired by Michael Pollan

    Recently, we saw Michael Pollan talk at the Opera House. He was awesome.

    The things he spoke of were not new to me. Ideas about eating locally grown produce; not eating too many refined “white” foods; avoiding foods so artificial that our grandmothers wouldn’t recognise them as food… But there was one line which stuck with me above all others: Continue reading

  • Lamb shanks braised with pomegranate, balsamic, tomato and bay

    I got some lovely lamb shanks at the Addison Road Markets today and was feeling indecisive about how to flavour them. Preserved lemon? Red wine and bay leaves? Lemongrass and star anise? Continue reading