Monthly Archives: May 2012

Smoked ham hock minestrone

“A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting” – Abraham Maslow More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Goodbye 2015 ~ A Feast For Our Tummies Beef tripe salad with coriander and grape tomato Indonesian Oxtail Soup Oxtail Spag Bol Teochew … 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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Food Safari in Melbourne

I have always known Melbourne to be a food lovers’ paradise because of its vibrant multicultural and cosmopolitan lifestyle. Melbourne’s infamous climate of having “four seasons in a day”can sometimes confine one indoors all day. Some people believe this may … Continue reading

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Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients” – Julia Child, American chef and cookbook author One of my favourite activity to do in any city that I visit is to check out … Continue reading

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MoVida Aqui, Melbourne

When Frank Camorra’s MoVida first took Melbourne by storm back in 2002, it was a little bar in a back lane serving Spanish tapas and shared plates. Fast forward nine years and there are two new instalments to the original … Continue reading

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Bush-walking in the Blue Mountains

Climb ev’ry mountain search high and low Follow ev’ry by-way every path you know Climb ev’ry mountain ford ev’ry stream Follow ev’ry rainbow till you find your dream A dream that will need all the love you can give Everyday … Continue reading

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