Culture

Apr 28, 2015

‘It’s about what the radish represents’: when food porn becomes just wank

We are living in an age where we glorify haute cuisine, but sometimes you need to back away from the asparagus.

Ben Neutze

Crikey culture journalist

Food can be a damn serious business. We all know what happens if you have none, and that shortage is a reality that about one in nine people on this planet have to deal with.

But in communities where supply is plentiful, food can become many different things and have a variety of meanings imposed upon it that extend well beyond sustenance, flavour, and even beyond the origins of the ingredients.

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