Christine Manfield

At the table with: Christine Manfield

When it comes to food, there’s almost nothing Christine Manfield hasn’t done. She’s an Australian chef, a restauranter, author, food manufacturer, presenter, and teacher. She is best known for not being shy when it comes to putting flavours into dishes, and has even been dubbed Sydney’s ‘Spice Queen’. Manfield is the brains behind her own range of spice and paste condiments, Christine Manfield Spice Collection. … Continue reading At the table with: Christine Manfield

At the table with: Lola Berry

Nutrition queen and food blogger Lola Berry is never keeping still. If she’s not doing yoga or out and about for a walk, she’s often making TV and radio appearances talking about how people can be healthy and creative in the way they cook. She’s also the author of a handful of cookbooks that focus on health and wellness recipes. These include The Happy Cookbook, … Continue reading At the table with: Lola Berry

How Fouad Kassab rose from humble beginnings

“Our food is about built-in inherit equality,” said Fouad Kassab as he tries to describe what makes Lebanese food unique. He went on to say that unlike “newly formed cuisines” such as the way Americans and Australians eat “where there’s a massive amount of abundance, but not too high of a quality”, Lebanese food is about “maximisation, equality, and extracting the most amount of flavour … Continue reading How Fouad Kassab rose from humble beginnings

Grab your fork: Helen Yee pokes her way into blogging

With a background in journalism and an eagerness to build her online portfolio like many writers, Helen Yee kick started Grab Your Fork in 2004 after stumbling upon a Hawaiian food blog and realising there was an opportunity for self-publishing. “Writing has always been something I’ve loved doing, and funnily enough, I was already taking photos of my food before I started blogging!” she said. … Continue reading Grab your fork: Helen Yee pokes her way into blogging

Exploring diversity: Thang Ngo’s Sydney food crawl

A favourite pastime for Thang Ngo when he was still living in Vietnam was eating, whether it was pho, pork rolls, sticky rice, or bun bo hue*. “Food was everywhere and anytime,” he said. He also learnt very quickly at a young age his tastebuds were not accustomed to the bitterness of  bittermelon stuffed with pork mince, vermicelli, and mushroom, but since then, with his palette more matured, … Continue reading Exploring diversity: Thang Ngo’s Sydney food crawl