About: tonyledeux

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October 1, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Book brings fond memories

My daughter gave me a cookbook from left field for Father's Day this year. It is a guide to fermentation written by the chefs...

September 17, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Reminisce of Japan

You may have read my last column in which our French cousin was to be married. The service went ahead despite some COVID restrictions...

September 3, 2020

Great Ocean Food: French wedding

But for Covid, our family would be in Lyon now preparing for my cousin's wedding. She is one of triplets and the first to be...

August 20, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Unearthing hidden treasures

As regular readers will now know, this food column has morphed into a travelogue during COVID times.

Recalling journeys past and recreating culinary experiences at...

July 23, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Travelling to Bali

This week, my COVID travel takes me back to Bali.

I have only visited the Indonesian island once, but I know many people in our...

July 9, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Travelling to Hobart

In my last article, I proposed the idea of travelling through cooking at home. It worked for us wonderfully.

We have spent time in Greece...

June 25, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Experiencing the world from the kitchen

We had planned to attend a family wedding in France this year before the current virus arrived and turned the world upside down.

Like so...

June 11, 2020

Great Ocean Food: The way we breakfast

Breakfast is an interesting meal. It seems to always be consumed in a hurry. The people I know who still take time over breakfast...

May 28, 2020

Great Ocean Food: It’s a small world

It is 40 years since I moved from home in Geelong and into a residential college at the University of Melbourne.

The world was my...

April 30, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Birthday wishes

Today is my elder daughter’s 25th birthday.

She would usually be in Sydney with her friends and work colleagues, not stuck at home with her...

April 16, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Gnocchi all over the world

Making gnocchi has never been my strong suit. Eating it has.

I consider myself somewhat of an expert gnocchi judge. For me, the appreciation of...

March 19, 2020

Great Ocean Food: Grow it, slow it

Like many issues today, the relatively simple problem of food waste becomes incredibly complicated to fix. The fact is we waste vast amounts of food...