All You Can Eat, Volume II
Tiffany Tsao • 2 September 2022
The banquet continues! Welcome to the second half of our double food issue, wherein we continue to sink our teeth into the subject of food.
Ange Seen Yang guides her mother through a fancy Italian meal – and observes sadly which cuisines are considered ‘fine dining’, and which aren’t. Nicole Melanson recounts falling apart during her father’s last days, and the strange comfort afforded by the hospitality industry’s unforgiving show-must-go-on ethos.
Ualarai Barkandji food writer Jody Orcher chats with Lee Tran Lam about her childhood, her passion for bush food and the exploitation of Aboriginal cultural knowledge sans meaningful engagement. Benito Di Fonzo reminisces fondly on the underground booze-making culture of his childhood in the Inner West.
Having a baby to repair a romantic relationship is probably a bad idea. But what about a sourdough baby? Read Emma Hardy’s piece to find out.
Some cookbooks end with a glossary, so we’ll wrap up with one too: an index of useful baking hacks from Hana Hoogedeure.