I learned to love cooking from my mother, who practically has a library of cookbooks. From Julia Child to Ferran Adrià, she uses great chef’s recipes primarily as a source of inspiration, not as a set of instructions. Niki Segnit’s book The Flavour Thesaurus is my new go-to book for dinner ideas. Beautifully printed and humorously written, this book the new definitive guidebook for people like me who wish they had a more developed palate.
FOR CREATIVE INSPIRATION
In partnership with our friends at Optus, we present the third in a three part Lost At E Minor video series that puts the spotlight on some young, handpicked Australian creatives, doing inspirational things within their chosen fields. Episode Three features 16-year old Melbourne-based producer, Gab Strum (aka Japanese Wallpaper), who has racked up thousands of plays over the past year or so via a number of well-blogged remixes ranging from City Calm Down and The Townhouses to bootlegs of The xx and Bon Iver.