Food and the Finals Season

Sport: Love it or hate it, this is the time of year when it’s almost impossible to ignore.

One thing the finals season for the major Australian football codes does every year, whether you’re a passionate, face-painted supporter shouting yourself hoarse at the television, or a devout sport-avoider forced into supporting your partner’s team, is bring people together.

Around the country, grand …

Celebrating with shared food

Nothing brings people together like food. From an intimate dinner for two to a giant wedding feast, food is best when shared.

In many cuisines, communal plates and dishes are the status quo, from Spanish tapas to the curries of Africa and the yum cha of Chinatown. Even the humble Australian barbeque adopts the principles of this ancient practice; provide a …