Good Food - Esther Han
Esther Han is the consumer affairs reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald. She was previously the food and wine news writer for Fairfax Media.
A plate of crispy-skinned barramundi arrives as you enjoy the ocean view at a Sydney restaurant. The vast majority of the dining public would assume the fish was caught in Australia, but the seafood...
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jul 03 14:22:43 EST 2014
Woolworths has cancelled a 'critically important' meeting between Australian farmers and 40 international buyers, the growers' peak body claims, in retaliation for their public protest against being...
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jun 12 16:21:22 EST 2014
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is aware of the storm of protest surrounding Woolworth's moves to charge farmers for its latest fresh food campaign.
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Jun 12 09:40:05 EST 2014
Vegetable farmers are pleading with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to intervene in their stoush with Woolworths, which began when the supermarket firm demanded they pay an extra fee to fund a new...
Food News | Esther Han | Wed Jun 11 12:36:03 EST 2014
A small business that makes muesli has debunked claims from some of the food industry's biggest companies that a new star-rating system will be too costly and impractical.
Food News | Esther Han | Wed Apr 16 03:00:00 EST 2014
One of the best features of Korean dining is the colourful spectacle of side dishes laid out at every main meal.
Eat Out,Food News | Esther Han | Tue Mar 11 03:00:00 EST 2014
Glebe's restaurants and cafes are doing a roaring trade, amid tales of financial hardship and news of closures in other areas of the city.
Food News | Esther Han | Thu Mar 06 15:41:10 EST 2014
Australians love steak, but our aversion to the bits left behind has made us one of the biggest purveyors of offal in the world.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Jan 26 03:00:00 EST 2014
Forget the garnish and condiments - each dish in Chui Lee Luk's Chinese New Year banquet will be laden with symbols and good omens.
Food News,Good Food | Esther Han | Sat Jan 25 03:00:00 EST 2014
It took just 10 days, but Jared Ingersoll was able to transform an abandoned, rinky-dink Chinese diner at the back of a dilapidated Pyrmont pub, into
Food News | Esther Han | Sat Jan 18 03:00:00 EST 2014
No longer will sustainable seafood logos be simply slapped on cans of tuna. The blue ecolabel is set to appear on fine dining menus.
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Jan 14 03:00:00 EST 2014
Community-based fruit and vegetable shopping is flourishing.
Food News | Esther Han | Fri Jan 10 03:00:00 EST 2014
As Australians dish up Christmas feasts, health authorities are urging the public to follow basic food safety tips to avoid food poisoning.
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Dec 24 16:32:30 EST 2013
Children are being bombarded with an increasing number of ''subtle and insidious'' junk food advertisements dressed up as mobile phone app games and social media competitions, prompting health...
Food News,Good Food | Esther Han | Mon Nov 25 03:00:00 EST 2013
Australian food producers are spending up to $50,000 to be certified organic by Chinese authorities to crack the burgeoning middle-class market of the Asian superpower.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Nov 17 03:00:00 EST 2013
The cafe industry has added 3000 cafes and nearly 30,000 employees over the past decade, while in stark contrast, the restaurant industry has shed 18,000 employees.
Food News | Esther Han | Sun Nov 10 03:00:00 EST 2013
The media hoopla surrounding nose to tail eating has done nothing to reverse falling sales of offal, say Sydney butchers, at a time when offal exports have hit a record high.
Food News | Esther Han | Mon Nov 04 03:00:00 EST 2013
If you stumbled into Diego Bonetto's backyard in Enmore, you might be tempted to provide him with copious amounts of weedkiller.
Food News | Esther Han | Sat Oct 26 03:00:00 EST 2013
For many years Jamie Oliver has been on a crusade to fight obesity and bad eating habits, with the aim to equip people the world over with cooking skills and a greater appreciation of fresh food.
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Oct 22 18:57:01 EST 2013
For the past decade, a block on the southern end of the city near Central Station has been dubbed ''Thai Town'' by residents and business owners as Thai grocery shops, restaurants and Thai-focused...
Food News | Esther Han | Tue Oct 22 03:00:00 EST 2013