Melbourne chef, restaurateur and food writer Karen Martini has been cooking professionally for more than 20 years. Since Karen became a mother in 2006 her love of relaxed cooking with fresh, healthy, seasonal produce has intensified. "Having a food intolerance shouldn’t stop you from making beautiful fresh, seasonal food" she says.
Richard Barassi has been involved in hospitality for over 20 years, working with food and wine around Australia. Though lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs and sensitive to wheat, Richard believes intolerances encourage eating well, cooking great food and sharing it with friends.