Monthly Archives: December 2012

An afternoon sojourn … at the Blue Mountains

“Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. It’s warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It’s culture. It’s the essence of civilization and the art of living” ~ Robert Mondavi (1913 – 2008), Napa valley … Continue reading

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Old Thanh Huong, Marrickville

It has been a long time since we ventured back to Marrickville, a Sydney suburb in the inner west that is teaming with restaurants from Italian and Greek to Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian and casual pub fare. It has been a few … Continue reading

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Dulce Luna, Sydney

“Dulce Luna is a testament to traditional baking techniques …” ~ Herve Boutin, M.O.F Master Patissier at Dulce Luna, Sydney. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ What do you get when you mix a little French with Argentinian? In baking terms, you get delectable pastries … Continue reading

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Sydney Seafood School Cookbook

The Sydney Fish Market is an important organisation which has made Sydney the world-class food destination that it is today. Reputed to be among the top three largest fish markets in the world, the Sydney Fish Market is a paradise … Continue reading

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Rio Barbecue, Dee Why

Update: This restaurant has permanently closed for business. “I’m having bruschetta for lunch, what about you?” Mysaucepan asks. “I just had a banana and some yoghurt for breakfast and that will do me for the day” I reply. “But wouldn’t … Continue reading

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