The Last Man in Pompeii
Jakob Ziguras / Poetry

The Last Man in Pompeii

The Last Man in Pompeii Imagine now the last man in Pompeii. Though there were many, one will more than serve to hold the many in a stable shape, if poetry has more in it of truth than history, than all the catalogues of ancient flourishing: the olive groves, their number and their yield of … Continue reading

Poet of the Month – March
Jakob Ziguras / Poet of the Month

Poet of the Month – March

Poet of the Month for March is Jakob Ziguras. Jakob was born in Poland in 1977 to Polish and Greek parents and came to Australia in 1984.  He studied fine arts before completing a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Sydney.  His poetry has been published in Meanjin, Australian Poetry, Mascara, Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry, Snorkel and Southerly.  He was a finalist in the Newcastle … Continue reading

Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta
Modern Australian / Recipes / Salads / Vegetarian

Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta

Freekeh is wheat  harvested when still young and green, then roasted and rubbed to remove the grain from chaff. It has a special smoky flavour and is quite rich in fibre and protein. It is traditionally cooked as a stew, however chefs of modern Middle Eastern cuisine are reinventing this ancient grain and using it … Continue reading