Monthly Archives: August 2011

Top 5 cheap eats in Flemington, Sydney

Sydney’s multicultural and cosmopolitan lifestyle have blessed Sydneysiders with some of the most diverse cuisines found in and around so many food suburbs of our city. Leichhardt is known for its old world Italian pizza and pasta, Petersham is a … Continue reading

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Weekend cookout with young chef Jonah James

“Hey honey, pack your bags, we’re going for a weekend cookout with a master chef”, Mysaucepan exclaims. I start visualizing myself with Adam Liaw and Poh until she interrupts my daydream. “Jo has invited us to her new house and … Continue reading

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Yong Tau Foo party at home

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Vietnamese beef pho

In  cosmopolitan Sydney today, Vietnamese pho (pronounced “fur”) has slowly albeit surely been jostling up the comfort food ladder to contend with the likes of Italian pizza and pasta, Chinese yum cha, Japanese sushi rolls, Lebanses kebabs and pad Thai just … Continue reading

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Slow baked turmeric chicken

Last week, I chanced upon a beautiful food blog with photos of a very simple recipe that caught my eye. Turmeric chicken is a simple yet delicious recipe, whether roasted, grilled or deep-fried. This recipe is often cooked at home … Continue reading

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An Evening with Carol Selva Rajah

Having grown up in Malaysia, I have a natural affinity to deliciously tasty Malaysian cuisine. Classics like laksa, beef rendang, nasi lemak, chinese stewed pork or tau yu bak hold a special place in the hearts of many Malaysian foodies. … Continue reading

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Chicken satays & finale of MasterChef Australia 2011

Being a foodie that she is, Mysaucepan has many favourite restaurants in Sydney where we live. We are indeed fortunate to live within an Australian city where food trends are vibrant and progressive. Going to dinner at one of her favourite … Continue reading

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Ipoh “Kai Si Hor Fun” & my mother’s recipe

NOTE: This post is also submitted to celebrate Merdeka Open House 2011: Makan Through Malaysia which is in conjunction with Malaysia’s National Day on 31 August 2011. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Growing up as kids in Malaysia, a dish that is child friendly … Continue reading

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Angelo’s Portugalia, Kensington, Sydney

I have been craving for a good Portuguese style grilled chacoal chicken for weeks on end now. So when my friends Vince and June asked to take me out for dinner on my birthday recently, I tell Mysaucepan that we … Continue reading

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New Shanghai, Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant, Chatswood

The huge metropolis and mini CBD on the lower north shore of Sydney that is Chatswood is booming with the construction and extension of the Chatswood Chase Shopping Centre. This suburb’s 10km close proximity to Sydney CBD has seen real … Continue reading

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Spice Temple, Sydney

Every so often, Sydney’s dining scene comes up with a restaurant that is a little different. Spice Temple is a move away from traditional Cantonese fine dining. Instead, its menu is inspired by flavours that is Sichuan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangxi, … Continue reading

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