Category Archives: Food people

ChopinandMysaucepan – Our Third Blogiversary

“Life is not about the length of our time but moments in time that give us peace and joy. By capturing these moments on this blog, I hope it will also help you to relive your moments in time that … Continue reading

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Two Skinny Cooks, Berrima, Southern Highlands

“I think the ultimate sustainability is when you walk out into your garden and pick everything for your own lunch or dinner. If you need something else, ask your next door neighbour who may be growing something you don’t have. ” – … Continue reading

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ChopinandMysaucepan – First Blogiversary

“Life is not about the length of our time here but moments in time that give us inner peace. By capturing these moments on this blog, it is my hope it will also help you to relive your moments in … Continue reading

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Interview: Restaurateur Terry Nishiura, owner of Jurin and HaNa-JuRin, Crows Nest

“I always try to develop very strong relationships with my seafood suppliers to build trust and goodwill.”            - Terry Nishiura, owner of Jurin & HaNa-JuRin Japanese restaurants, Crows Nest ~~~~~~o~~~~~~ Sydney is blessed with some … Continue reading

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Interview: Chef Hamish Ingham and his take on Modern Chinese cuisine

“Good food depends almost entire on good ingredients”                                                                 … Continue reading

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Hideo Dekura demystifies Japanese ingredients

Having been a restaurant co-judge with Hideo Dekura, I’ve had the pleasure of dining with him many times. On each occasion, we would exchange banter about food and I never fail to learn something new about Japanese cuisine. For example, … Continue reading

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Interview: Simon Goh, Sydney’s restaurateur extraordinaire

“I have a completely unsubstantiated belief that 92 per cent of the population have at one time or another entertained the notion of owning and running their own café, restaurant, tea shop or pub. And in most cases, I am … 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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