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Travel story: 48 hours in Vientiane, Laos

Travel story: 48 hours in Vientiane, Laos

In May, I wrote a 48-hour piece on my new home town of Vientiane, Laos for the popular Asian travel magazine, DestinAsian. It was great to include many of the restaurants, cafes, shops and other places that make this city so unique and interesting.

Here are the highlights of spending a weekend in Vientiane...

Behind The Story: Boosey Creek Cheese

Behind The Story: Boosey Creek Cheese

One of the best things about being a food writer is that, sometimes, you get to eat the fruit of your labours. (Quite literally the time I wrote this story about a Bolivian fruit called the achacha). Other times, it's less literal but just as tasty.

This article for Appetite for Excellence in Australia, is about a cheese factory called Boosey Creek. It's a tiny place where everything is done by hand. And they produce some of the freshest cheese in the country. This is because they also own a dairy farm and the milk from their grass-fed cows travels a single metre to the dairy. Yep, ONE METRE...

Travel Story: Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Travel Story: Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Amidst all our crazy Laos preparations, I took a side trip for another wine travel story for Selector Magazine.

This time I was headed to the lesser known region of Langhorne Creek, about an hour outside of Adelaide in South Australia. This tiny region is one of the country's biggest wine producers but most Australians have never heard of it...

Freelancing: Will Write For Truffles

Freelancing: Will Write For Truffles

Food writing at its most fun - I went on a truffle hunt and cook for a sponsored story for Electrolux.

It was brilliant fun and I highly recommend it for anyone visiting Canberra in winter, who loves food and truffles (or the idea of truffles) and wonders where they come from and how to find, buy and cook with them. Delicious!