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Green Gourmet: a review

Food Buffet “warmer” food was barely warm, had been sitting in the warmer for hours. Anything laying claim to being crispy was lying. A lot of gluggy sauce. If this is food, I must be in hell. Can I do … Continue reading
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Soban Korean Restaurant: a review

Taking into consideration that Soban (and Towon, its Chinese next-door-neighbour-sharing-a-kitchen-counterpart) has better reviews than NoGoSan Korean restaurant, we thought we’d give this place a go. This wasn’t the best idea we’ve ever had. Food We ordered the Grilled Pork ribs, … Continue reading
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Debunking the lemonade scone myth

It’s been a long time coming. I haven’t made a post in a very long time. Well, maybe that’ll change back to how it used to be! For my fiancée (now wife!) I wanted to bake scones. She loves scones, … Continue reading
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“Good” Food and Wine Show 2014 Perth: a complaint

This is a letter I have sent to the Good Food and Wine Show organisers. It’s truth-telling time. To Whom It May Concern: I would like to complain about the Chef’s Table we attended on Sunday the 13th of July … Continue reading
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China XIII

Got around to resizing some photos. Sort of chronologically ordered, except all the food comes first. Some are iPhone photos, some are Canon IXUS 1100 photos, the rest were taken with my new Canon G15, which is an awesome enthusiast … Continue reading
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China X

As it turns out, I don’t really like Hangzhou cuisine. It’s a lot of “lake fish” this, “lake fish” that. While I like the Dongpo pork, it’s always too fatty and you only end up eating half of it, the … Continue reading
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China VI

Three nights ago, I had one of the most disgusting meals I’ve ever had, here in China. Before that, I had a nice meal. So, here are some food photos! I couldn’t finish it, about a third of the way … Continue reading
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China

5RMB lunches and dinners. That’s 77c in Australian money. Nice.
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One week left for the Big Cake Bake 2012!

Hi all! So there’s just one week left to get your donations on, and if you happen to be nearby (anywhere from Nedlands and its surrounds, southwards to ... Leeming and its surrounds,) you can pre-order a cake from me! … Continue reading
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Red Cross Big Cake Bake 2012 update

Hello everybody! I’d like to say a very big thank you to celebrity Chef Emmanuel Stroobant, as he has graciously donated a recipe (that looks children-friendly!) in the name of charity. Here’s the deal: whomsoever donates the largest amount (a … Continue reading
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Dry-ageing beef

A friend found an article that details how to dry-age beef at home, which sounds so fantastic that I couldn’t stop myself from trying even if I am on a diet that I’m going to conveniently ignore. So, I decided … Continue reading
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Australian Red Cross Big Cake Bake fundraiser 2012

Hello, internet. I have been bullied into hosting a campaign for the Australian Red Cross’ Big Cake Bake fundraiser. It goes to a good cause—depending on how much I can raise, your contributions could go to food, clothing and shelter … Continue reading
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Taking experiments too far

So, pork. When done right, it’s tender, juicy, and packed with flavour. It pairs well with a lot of different things, which makes it a versatile and whimsical meat. Sometimes though, too much of a good thing is a very, … Continue reading
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Food for family II

So, Tim came back for a very short while back in July, and we hastily prepared a little dinner for each our families. I took the chance to use my new Wedgewood plates, which I had bought only two of, … Continue reading
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One night in Italy

I decided to host a dinner party for some friends, which ended up being a lot of fun, not least of all because I drank a lot of wine. I called the dinner party, una notte in italia, or: one … Continue reading
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