The Hunter – The Gatherer

Open your mouth and let the adventure begin. Fill your belly, tantalise your tastebuds, sustain local livelihoods and thrive, recipes from the road.

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It’s the far less sexy side of big dreamy sailing adventures. Before the campfire beach sunsets can begin, before whale sharks and surfing, and you get to immerse yourself in the colour and chaos of clashing cultures, there are endless boat jobs, massive..... . .

Campfire Spiced Wine

Crouched on the riverbank at Cahills Crossing, our spanking new fishing rods in hand and dreaming of big barramundi, the first cast of the day never even hit the water. Instead, my Dad’s line unspooled in a crazy arc, snagging on itself in a mindboggling mess.  My..... . .

Charred Lemon Barramundi with chimichurri

Charred Lemon Barramundi with chimichurri

Barramundi is a tricksy fish that’s notoriously difficult to catch. It’s ironic then that the biggest ever caught was wrestled into a kayak back in 2010, weighing a hefty 44kg. Aussies call them barras but this ancient hermaphrodite that starts life as a male and..... . .

Feeling Queasy? How to beat seasickness for good

Some days at sea can feel like being trapped inside a washing machine. When there’s wind against tide or a sideswiping swell, when a storm kicks up the sea and your hungry, sleep-deprived crew have been downstairs too long, it can be only a matter of time before..... . .

Garlicky Grilled Squid

How to catch, clean and cook delicious squid You need patience and finesse to snare ‘all-seeing’ squid, but this abundant food source is quick to prepare and even faster to cook. All you need is a squid jig and a hand reel or rod, and a couple of lazy twilight hours..... . .

Fish for dinner….anyone?

North of Cooktown at remote Connies Beach, a strip of silky white sand fringed by pandanus and coconut palms arcs around Cape Flattery’s shimmering blue bay. Attracting only a handful of adventurous 4WD campers at a time, this peaceful spot where big tuna get..... . .

Street Food – How to eat well & change the world

Street food, it’s fast to cook, cheap to buy, and created right under your nose as you hover beside a hot wok or a smoky roadside barbecue, watching mouth-watering meals take shape in mere minutes. I’ve been known to spend entire journeys eating nothing but street..... . .

Kathmandu’s Good Karma Coffee

Gloriously sweet marsala tea is very much a Nepali staple but more and more coffee aficionados are beating a path to Kar.ma Coffee, a hidden gem tucked away in Lalitpur. Here, the aroma of freshly brewed,Nepali grown coffee is as intoxicating as the good you’ll be..... . .