Last week’s food stories #ICYMI. Just the headlines.
Tuesday 13 Feb 2018

We were on high alert with the news of a spike in the price of hummus due to a chickpea shortage.

Thankfully, we had Dr Michael Mosley’s advice on how to reduce our hummus-induced distress – he explored how mindfulness beats stress in the all-new season of Trust Me, I’m a Doctor

We asked …

What can we learn by taking our kids to visit and eat with asylum seekers, and can we eat and consume our way into a better, fairer world?

Where to eat real Québécois poutine? Find it at #MrGriffiths #Melbourne, #CanuckRackShack #Wollongong, @sixesandsevensjamesst #brisbane.

Shane Delia’s #RecipeForLife had us thinking about chucking in the 9-to-5 for a food truck, so we asked the man himself for tips – his advice was brutally honest.

We cooked …

Toast for dinner (yep, Swedish skagen, Polish zapiekanka, Maltese hobż biż-żejt) and dug these 6 hacks for seriously amazing meatballs.

We thought better of paying $150 for a bar of caramelised white chocolate and made our own, instead - just one of the 17 ways we’re planning to say I love you (or at least, "I love eating dessert with you") this V-Day.

We regrammed …  @sbsfood #PlayWithYourFood

A flip-book style dessert of a bird flying to the moon

The Armenian artist turning food scraps into fashion illustrations

Cakes that look too good to eat - and ended up at LA's Museum of Contemporary Art

We watched  … #SBSOnDemand #addtofavourites

Jiro Dreams of Sushi about an 85-year-old sushi master (he’s now 92!) in his element (Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain took selfies with him).

Sydney #Feaster

Out with the fried chicken and in with cheddar puffs that taste like pork crackling - the veg reboot from @hartsyard @gregoryllewellyn

Australia’s first fish butchery @saintpeterpaddo @mrniland #Paddington - finally we can lay hands on Port Lincoln King George Whiting + get it filleted with tail on

#katsusando + #kakigori @devoncafe

3am Harbin #yumcha @ginkgobardining

The spiciest Hunan food #PappaStews

Roasted peanut milk + Taiwanese pork pies #MamaChus grandson’s #HungryPaulie

#pretzelcroissant #laguencrossiant @organicbreadbar

#kogashi burnt miso ramen (opt for the shoyu version)

Matcha tiramisu + all the don @juan.redfern

Dark chocolate & banana-filled dessert #YearoftheDog bao @dintaifungaustralia - yep, they’re shaped like dogs!

Melbourne #Feaster

Custard-stuffed apple turnovers @pafuaus

#apertivohour at the city’s best-kept secret @justitalyfood

$12 paella nights @labodega_de_andres

Rye-millet brownies @qlebaker @quentinbbaker