Hi. And welcome to Hey Tucker.
While lofty language often finds its way onto many About pages, I figure I cut to the chase and have you hear - or rather, read - who we are from the horse's mouth. I'll keep it short, I promise.
Hey Tucker. was dreamt up by two friends hungry to find balance amongst the hyper-convenience of modern life. Our editorial scope was simple - create simple, fun recipes and kitchen how-to's to inspire others to cook their own unique dishes at home.
A lot has changed since our inception in 2013. Our co-founder, Sam Peasnell, has slid very cooly into the restaurant game and is enjoying tremendous success. I took a hiatus from publishing and recipe development to work with businesses helping them spread their message.
and no longer are we just another blog. In early 2015, we launched a printed publication ranging from 96 to 120 pages on beautiful, high quality uncoated paper that continues our mission to document food culture with character-driven narratives. It’s our labor of love, supported by readers like yourself, with a new issue releasing every quarter (buy it online or from our stockists).
mission to document food culture with character-driven narratives. It’s our labor of love, supported by readers like yourself, with a new issue releasing
We're a small, tight-knit crew, with a homebase in Melbourne, Australia, that collaborates with a network of writers, recipe-developers, photographers and food creatives spanning several countries with a shared passion. We love food, but we love how it connects
Our editorial scope is simple. By contextualizing each post with simple ingredient explanations and fun history facts, we hope to inspire you to create your own unique dishes. While our recipes can incorporate industrial food, we recommend sourcing locally when at all possible. Seasonal produce and free-range meats always yield the best flavor. Most of all, we believe they contribute to a healthier ecosystem and a more connected community.
We are a small team of home cooks with a real passion for inspiring others to rediscover the joy of cooking and eating at home. Crafted by some of the most exciting and intelligent young writers, photographers and cooks in Australia and beyond, Tucker combines an array of recipes, technical how-to’s, and features on cooks, food culture and cooking and eating at home. Contact us today if you would like to work with us, or just to say hello.