During Dark Mofo I had the great pleasure of spending some time with the boys at Hobart's Templo. Matt, Chris and their crew have created a beautifully honest and rich experience in their tiny restaurant on the northern cbd fringe. The Spanish-Italian influenced cooking has been wowing diners since October last year and the largely Mofo crowd was no exception during the time I was working in the restaurant. Being small it was a challenging

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I'm so thrilled to have photographed super-cook Sally Wise's latest book, A Kitchen in the Valley, which has just hit the stands across Australia and abroad. Working with Sally had been on the cards for sometime, and last July the stars aligned and it happened. It almost didn't though as two months prior to the shoot I had a serious mountain bike accident and had to undergo spinal surgery, and I was only a month

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Who has eaten at Garagiste? Notice the wonderfully tactile pottery you ate off? It’s the work of Tasmania’s Ben Richardson who lives and works from South Arm near Hobart. Ben sources local clays and scours Tasmania for natural materials to use as glazes, firing his works in wood fired kilns. I’ve photographed Ben’s works holding Luke Burgess’ food on several occasions, but in the photos here, the plates are nursing the food of New York’s