There they were skewered onto a giant kebab. It looked like half a dozen bodies of lap dogs but they were in fact fruit bats. For years I’ve wondered what they would taste like fed almost entirely on banana, pawpaw and mango. And now I’ve had my chance on the South Pacific Island of Efate. And the verdict is … chicken, which is a bit like pork which (we’re told) is a bit like the other other white meat. Of […]
Ed Charles is a journalist and digital consultant who spend the better part of the part two decades in Australia. He trained with IPC in London and has written for major international and national business and lifestyle titles. Establishing this blog in 2005, he was one of the first of a handful of food bloggers in Australia. He's spoken at the Melbourne Writers Festival and Emerging Writers Festival and has broadcasted regularly on food and digital media issues. He is currently writing a history of mankind told through food.