Chef Phil Wood
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Phil Wood

Phil Wood is an alchemist, a master of balancing flavours and texture. Phil’s sensitivity to – and understanding of – flavour and texture has been honed during his time at Tetsuya’s and The French Laundry, and has since found it’s home in the Asian influenced food of Rockpool Est.1989. So…
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Mark Best
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Mark Best

Mark Best is a great portrait photographer. He can cook too. I have been spending a lot of time looking at Australian Restaurant food lately, trying to get to the bottom of what has happened back home in the 13 years I have been away. Recently we headed back to…
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Terroir Toronto

I am just making my way back to the UK after a few days in both Toronto and New York. I was invited to the Art Gallery of Ontario to present a talk on restaurant photography at a symposium called Terroir. I have done a bunch of talks before, at…
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Tyrrell’s Wines

This time last year we were visiting family back in Australia and took the opportunity to take some time out in the Hunter Valley. Located around 100 miles north of Sydney, the Hunter is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast, most commonly known for its wineries…
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Jalan Alor
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Jalan Alor

Oh my goodness. I have died and gone to heaven in Kuala Lumpur – and it’s called Jalan Alor. I recently spent some time visiting my family back in Australia, and on the way home to Cornwall I stopped off in Malaysia to have dinner with a client. I have…
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Pintxo Pinchos San Sebastian
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San Sebastian

Can you get homesick for a place you have only visited for a short time? If so, I am truly homesick for San Sebastian. On our way home from getting some sunshine and family time in Barcelona recently, we stopped off for a few nights to check out this renowned…
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Adelaide Central Market
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Adelaide Central Market

Adelaide Central Market I grew up in South Australia, and went to High School in the Adelaide Hills. Most of the time the weather is pretty good, but the Hills are renowned for being a little wet. The clouds travel over the water of the Gulf St Vincent and the…
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Sydney Fish Market
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Sydney Fish Market

Sydney Fish Market My dad is an abstract artist in Sydney, and growing up I would visit him from Adelaide every year. Later in life I lived in Sydney for a while when I worked for Kodak at the Sydney Olympics. All of this time was spent in the Inner-West…
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