Monthly Archives: August 2012

The debate about the origins of food – a futile food fight?

“In an increasingly transient world, I believe the origins of food are becoming less relevant although I can appreciate why some food lovers would want to lay claim to the roots of its beginning. There is nothing wrong in having … Continue reading

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Alice Sara Ott and the universal language of music

“In music, it doesn’t matter what nationality you have. It is more important what you want to say and who you are. With music, I was welcomed everywhere. We were talking in a language above all this hate and racism” … Continue reading

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Chinese style fried rice

“To me, gently massaging these beautiful Chinese mushrooms as they begins to soften in cold water is a zen and gentle way to slowly bring them back to life.” – Chopinand, on re-hydrating dried Chinese mushrooms ~~~~~~~~0~~~~~~~~ Fried rice has … Continue reading

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Bakehouse Garden, North Strathfield

When I came across the name Bakehouse Garden in one of Sydney’s restaurant guides, I visualized French croissants, freshly baked baguettes, home-made cheese cakes, pastries and desserts set in a beautiful nursery in one of Sydney’s leafy suburbs. The wonderful … Continue reading

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Nishiki Wagyu Yakiniku, Crows Nest

It is not often that I venture into a restaurant twice within a space of a week. If I do, it’s either the food is really good or the restaurant offers exceptional value. However, when a few of my friends … Continue reading

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