It’s late in the afternoon and Stephanie Alexander, celebrity chef and cookbook author extraordinaire, is winding down after a day chock-full of interviews and appearances.
Overlooking stunning Sydney Harbour, Quay has just clinched a culinary coup by being named Restaurant of the Year in The Sydney Morning Herald 2010 Good Food Guide and Gourmet Traveller 2010 Restaurant Guide for the second year running.
In 2004, gossip columnists were in overdrive. On the international stage pop tart Britney Spears got married and divorced within days, Martha Stewart found herself serving time in ‘Camp Cupcake’ and Janet Jackson spawned the term ‘wardrobe malfunction’.
Starting his career in the trenches of print journalism, the engaging style, dry delivery and personable appeal of this former editor has catapulted him onto the national stage, a platform he’s used to simplify the world of finance to the everyday Australian.
Just an hour by train from hectic Paris, the Loire Valley is a cultural oasis renowned for fairytale castles, sumptuous chateau, incredible gastronomy and unparalleled natural beauty.
Barcelona has always been slightly surreal. The inspiration for artists including Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso, and a living monument to the bizarrely wonderful architect Antoni Gaudí, the city has been described by locals as the ‘great enchantress’. A pulsating, sun-kissed place that displays a sense of style unrivalled in the rest of Spain, it is little…
Once one of the most popular politicians in Australia, then one of the most derided, Cheryl Kernot’s political career has had more ups and downs than Kevin Rudd’s temper tantrums. The former leader of the Democrats talks candidly about the circumstances surrounding the scandal that almost destroyed her political legacy, and the past, present and future of Australian politics.