AUSTRALIAN. Melbourne chef Matt Wilkinson is still looking for a site for Hen and Coq, but it's not the only iron in his fire. Wilkinson, formerly of Circa, is well down the track on a title for Murdoch Books: Mr Wilkinson's Favourite Vegetables. The chef, a partner in the cafe Pope Joan, says he dislikes most book formats and was only interested in this project because growing vegetables and building dishes around them is close to his heart. Design elements, he says, come from outside the usual food publishing talent pool. The Australian.