Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mamak, Sydney

There has been a proliferation of Malaysian restaurants opening up in and around Sydney in recent months. Many of these new restaurants are serving up classic Malaysian dishes such as nasi lemak, char kway teow, Ipoh hor fun, satay, laksa … Continue reading

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Executive Chefs Club, a meeting of foodie minds

What do chefs, gourmet providores and foodies talk about at the dining table? You should think the last thing on their minds would be food seeing they work with food all day. I am attending the Executive Chefs Club meeting … Continue reading

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Yuja Wang, epitome of a child prodigy and virtuosa

“You cannot imagine how it spoils one to have been a child prodigy” – Franz Liszt, virtuoso pianist and composer When diminutive Chinese pianist Yuja Wang made her Carnegie Hall debut in October 2011, the classical music world has already … Continue reading

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A 1970’s retro dinner party

“Don’t forget the peas!”, Fiona reminds me. “It’s those little green suckers that give the food its retro look”, she adds. Our Christmas Eve dinner last December nostalgically brought us back in time to the 1970s where thick cream, hippy pants … Continue reading

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