Happy New Year from the Wandering Palate
Angkor bas relief pig for dinner

Inspiration for 2015 comes from John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

 “I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten too much or not at all, slept around the clock or missed two nights of sleeping, worked too hard and too long in glory, or slobbed for a time in utter laziness. I’ve lifted, pulled, chopped, climbed, made love with joy and taken my hangovers as a consequence, not as a punishment.” Read More >

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Good Bye 2013… Hello 2014

Here we in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, an hour north of Melbourne where we are enjoying the late afternoon sun at our friends country property. It’s been a gorgeously sunny day with the temperature around 28 degrees but there’s a wonderful cool breeze and we are thankful that it is not as hot as it normally is, getting up to the high 30s and early 4os in these parts. Read More >

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The Wandering Palate Stomach 2012
Chef Frederic Colin

As the Gregorian calendar year draws to a close and we reminisce, in our glass, there barely seems time for reflection little lone antecedental contemplation as the new vintage is upon us – as my nine year-old daughter says “Just get over it”. Read More >