At home with Mark De Viate

February 17, 2017
Mark De Viate is the ‘rope god’ at Studio Kink, a space in St Peters dedicated to sharing kinky intimacy techniques. Mark specialises in the centuries old art of Japanese bondage, which requires a lot […]

South Indian vegetable curry with coconut

February 17, 2017
When I met my now husband he said he “wasn’t really into food”. Considering how high food is on my list of life priorities, it is nothing short of a miracle that we made it […]

Your Say: the ideal garden

November 18, 2016
What would be your ideal garden? “A communal garden would be wonderful, something that is low-maintenance and also has a herb garden inside.” Mabel, Leichhardt “Anything that is environmentally minded and that uses as little […]

Tasty Plot Twists

November 18, 2016
Melissa Leong gets you started on your very own veggie patch. It may still be oscillating between balmy and brisk from my current seat in indecisive Melbourne, but thankfully Sydney is consistent enough to get […]

Roadtest: The lazy garden

November 11, 2016
We give you the run-down of greenery styles best suited to the backyard, balcony or verge of the inconstant gardener. From a modicum of enthusiasm things can grow. The local sanctuary Returning soil to the […]

Get Gardening

October 21, 2016
The Inner West is positively bursting with community gardens. You may have wandered through the local park and happened upon some well-maintained parsley. Then a bunch of fennel fronds caught your eye. After that, some […]

At Home with Michael Zagoridis

September 30, 2016
Newtown farmer, Michael Zagoridis, is one of the faces behind the urban farm that’s sprung up at Camperdown Commons, formerly the greens of the Camperdown Bowling Club. Him and his partner Emma Bowen began Pocket […]

Veg Out

July 7, 2016
Samantha Hayes explains why the Inner West is a great place to go meat-free. One month ago, after 19 years of eating meat daily, I began to think about the sustainability and ethics of what […]

Ratatouille

April 27, 2015
Ratatouille is a Provençale dish which, when made with care, is equal to far more than the sum of its parts. Unfortunately, it is often taken at face value and prepared as an ordinary vegetable […]

Vegetable Wontons

March 25, 2015
Michael Pollan (a very wise man) famously once said, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” To this day, it’s still the most sanely put approach to food we can adopt, in a world where […]