Monthly Archives: June 2012

Truffled Ling Fish Pie

Winter is fast descending upon us Down Under and as much as I love the cold weather, I find what makes winter special is the food that comes out from our kitchen. Having a toasty oven baking away is a … Continue reading

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Chopin’s Nocturne in C sharp minor Op. posth.

 ”All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers.” ~ Francois Fenelon, French poet, theologian and writer  ~~~~~~0~~~~~~ Chopin’s Nocturne in C sharp minor Op. posthumous, was first published 26 years after the great composer’s death in 1849. Chopin … Continue reading

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Pan-seared Salmon Belly

Living in a seafood mecca like Sydney has some great advantages especially if you are a seafood lover. Mysaucepan and I love sheer variety and freshness of seafood that is so readily available all over Sydney. Salmon is one of my … Continue reading

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Malaysian Beef brisket noodles

I am getting a little fussy when seeking out good Malaysian food these days. There is a proliferation of Malaysian eateries in Sydney recently serving the usual hawker style Malaysian food. Having grown up in Malaysia, I love Malaysian food … Continue reading

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Restaurant 16, Neutral Bay

What are the similarities between Italian and Japanese cooking? In many ways, we can draw parallels between these two great cuisines of the world. The Italian ravioli has the equivalent of a wonton or the huge variety of Chinese dumplings … Continue reading

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SPAM Fried Rice

When I was writing my last blogpost about Smoked Pork Hock Minestrone, I began to think about some of the fondest comfort foods from my childhood. “As a kid, what kind of food do you crave for when you were … Continue reading

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