Potts Point, Sydney, NSW
What do you do?
I am a journalist, author, and TV broadcaster
What are you researching?
A new TV show about food gardening.
What is your favourite cookbook?
The Edible Balcony, of course!
Top five must-haves…
1. Cup of tea in the morning
2. My garden
3. My iPhone
4. My husband Mark
Top three health rules to live by?
1. Eat food. Not Much. Mainly plants (from author Michael Pollan ‘Food Rules’).
2. Drink lots of water even when you don’t feel thirsty.
3. Try not to eat things that have a barcode on them.
Your healthiest meal would be?
Kale and basil pesto with homemade egg pasta.
What’s a health myth you can debunk?
Being thin doesn’t mean you’re healthy.
Speaking of dinner parties…who would be included in your ultimate dinner table ensemble?
I’d cook a simple organic roast chook for comedian Jon Stewart (from the Daily Show), actor George Clooney and athlete Usain Bolt.
Where can we find the best cup of coffee in your city?
I’m not a coffee drinker but [my husband] Mark will only drink the coffee George makes at Fratelli Paradisoin Potts Point.
What’s one simple tip you can give people trying to reduce their carbon impact?
Grow some of your own food even if it’s just a pot of herbs.