Articles tagged with: foodie

Olive oils – what do all the classifications mean?

Olive oils – what do all the classifications mean?

Olive oil is a key ingredient of the famed Mediterranean diet. It has been credited with reduced cholesterol; lower rates of heart and artery disease; lower rates of certain cancers; and a slowing of the ageing process. Fuelled by chefs’ love of this golden liquid, I’m not surprised to see new olive groves being planted in Australia and sales soaring at both supermarkets and farmers’ markets.

11 May 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

My visit to see the Cobram Estate olive harvest

My visit to see the Cobram Estate olive harvest

I’m a great fan of extra virgin olive oil so was delighted to have the chance to fly to the Boundary Bend olive grove in Mildura in...

20 May 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

‘Spoon salad’

‘Spoon salad’

(chopped tomato, walnut and sumac salad) I love this salad at the end of summer when tomatoes are ripe and plentiful and fresh...

13 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

This salad is a real BBQ super star!

This salad is a real BBQ super star!

We all love a BBQ in summer but they're often meat-heavy and that's not good; what's more the salads on offer are usually those...

14 January 2015 by Guest post

My lunch at Tanya’s Raw Food Café in Chelsea, London

My lunch at Tanya’s Raw Food Café in Chelsea, London

A 100% Raw Food Diet isn’t for me but I do love how the raw kitchen methods make any veges and salads seem so attractive and...

19 November 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

My 5 best foodie experiences in Corsica

I spent a few nights in Corsica when travelling on one of Maeve O’Meara’s Gourmet Safari tours in 2014. As you can imagine, it...

17 September 2014 by Catherine Saxelby