Stuff tagged with beef

National Week in China

I headed to China once more to visit my beautiful girl during National Week, when the masses get seven days of holiday. We were in Beijing (北京) and Tianjin (天津.) In Beijing, Yuanmingyuan (圆明园) was quite pretty. We didn’t really … 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 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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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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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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Gastronomia III

It’s been a very long three months. At first, my thyme and basil looked like they were dying. Then, they started to flourish, which was when snails and other bugs decided to eat them to buggery. Straight after that, they … Continue reading
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Jacksons Restaurant

One of the most amazing restaurants in Perth, with its ever-changing menu and inventive flavour combinations, Jackson’s Restaurant is definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Perth.
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Truffles and asparagus

I wish I could cook this good, but I can’t. So I’ll just sit, munch at it, and marvel at their awesomeness. Everything was very nice. Very, very nice. Loose Box’s truffle dégustation 2009 Keep a reason (excuse) every year … Continue reading
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Warm plates II

I’ve been really, really busy lately. That’s the excuse. Anyway … While holidaying in London, we happened across a nondescript Asian eatery (an amazingly abhorrent blend of Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, and whatever else it could grab its hands on,) at … Continue reading
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Warm plates

I have a couple of side projects coming up—amongst having another cookalong with my cousin, I’m hoping to host a dinner party for some friends. I’m still working on the menu, so it’s very up in the air at this … Continue reading
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Review: The Gala Restaurant

I’ve been to The Gala Restaurant several times over the past few years, since around the time they first set up camp in Kearns Crescent, Applecross. My visits were mostly for special occasions (stuff like “I’ve landed a new job!” … Continue reading
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Nutritional rivalry

My cousin has a passion for cooking. I’d say much more than myself—he spent some weeks in Singapore, cooking in a French restaurant, on his way to becoming a great chef, and hopefully one day realising his dreams to have … Continue reading
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Gastronomia II

This is gastronomia, part two. That’s all I have to say about that. Did this, somewhere along the way, turn into a food blog? Update Added two more meals! That’s super value!
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A tribute to God

My experiment at cooking with scorchingly hot chilli! Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, peeled and diced A bunch of basil, leaves picked and stalks diced 1 fresh red chilli, medium heat, with seeds and pith removed, diced 1 fresh red chilli, … Continue reading
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