Recently, when I read Livia Day’s A Trifle Dead, I discovered a sub-genre of novels previously unknown to me: culinary crime. Across our planet, a move from selfies to photographing what you eat is trending. And so many of us think about food all the time and love to see colour on our plates. As a result, I am inspired to take a break from the chronological postings about my last walk and introduce a food which barely has a connection with my walk.
An earlier blog post showed me passing the property Linden. Over the Derwent River from Linden is the area known as Hayes, made memorable because until 2012 it housed a minimum security farm prison. I was surprised when I strolled through the Bathurst Street Farmers Market recently. A table full of beautiful red cabbage heads lay before me. When I chatted to the growers, I learned these cabbages were grown on their property which borders the Derwent at Hayes.
Back home, I chopped a salad and prepared to cook a small salmon steak. Organically grown, delicious, clean and fresh.