Food News

Food as a helping hand: How food charities reach out to those in need

April 21, 2011

Food Guru looks at food as a way of making a difference. ‘Think of the starving children in Africa’. It’s been the refrain of mother’s everywhere trying to teach fussy children the value and importance of food. And it’s a valuable lesson. Food nourishes, it brings pleasure and it can... Read More

Absence makes the heart grow fonder: From local markets to online offerings, when remote locations create great Australian food products.

March 15, 2011

Food Guru talks to a couple of Australia’s gourmet food producers about how distance shaped their gourmet Aussie products. If you’ve ever visited a local food market you’ll know what it feels like to be surrounded by the lush bounty of your local producers. In Victoria you might visit the... Read More

Gluten Free? – When even a slice of toast is not a simple choice.

March 03, 2011

Food Guru looks at the importance of understanding and offering Gluten Free  For those of us who don’t require a Gluten Free diet the concept of Gluten Free (GF) dinning and why it’s necessary can be fairly confusing- and not without good reason. For a start there are a number... Read More

Cooking in the Comfort Zone: Why good cooking should be all about comfort first and presentation second

August 27, 2010

Food Guru talks to Ben Dalton, founder of The Cooking School, about finding your comfort zone in the kitchen and what prompted him to go looking for it. By his own admission Ben Dalton has been yelled at by everyone from Matt Moran to Tetsuya (not that he really shouts).... Read More