Tag Archives: pork belly

Chiswick, Woollahra

“Olive oil and squid ink are a canvass for triangular slices of chargrilled squid, topped with capers and pickled guindilla peppers, edible violas and nasturtium leaves” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Manta Restaurant & Bar, Woolloomooloo The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, Glebe Flying Fish, Jones Bay Wharf, … Continue reading

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Chairman Mao Chinese Restaurant, Kensington

“YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!!” I yell out, somewhat redolent of tennis legend John McEnroe’s infamous outbursts against Wimbledon umpires when lines calls didn’t go his way. “But this place is really good for its slow-braised pork belly though” Mysaucepan pleads. … Continue reading

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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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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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Momofuku pork buns

It was a much anticipated affair when Momofuku Seiobo opened at Sydney’s newly refurbished casino, The Star in October 2011. What’s all the fuss you might ask? Well it is Korean-American celebrity chef David Chang‘s first restaurant foray into the … Continue reading

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Pink Salt, Double Bay, Sydney

“I scored a great deal!” exclaimed Mysaucepan holding up a voucher from one of so many on-line group buying deals now offering fantastic value from restaurants to massages, manicures and car wash. Being a foodie that she is, it must … Continue reading

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Starfish, Avalon, NSW

I like the northern beaches because this area is beautiful and unpretentious. If you know the right places to be, it is a great hideaway from Sydney where you get the same beach and sulf culture without the traffic and … Continue reading

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