John Newton is a freelance writer, journalist and novelist. He writes on food, eating, travel, farming and associated environmental issues. His most recent books are Grazing: The ramblings and recipes of a man who gets paid to eat and A Savage History: Whaling in the Pacific and Southern Oceans. In 2005 he won the Gold Ladle for Best Food Journalist in the World Food Media Awards.
"A very forthright and informative guide to Australia's unique native foods." - Peter Gilmore, executive chef, Quay