Monthly Archives: July 2012

Petersham, the “little Portugal” of Sydney

Multicultural Australia today means different things to different people. The Australian Census of Population and Housing is a rich source of data and information about Australians and their cultural charateristics. The latest census conducted this year revealed that about a … Continue reading

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Lunch at The Grounds of Alexandria

It was my birthday last weekend and I told Mysaucepan that being a Cancerian, my personality traits are exactly true to what my horoscope describes – homely and caring, moody at times but also creative, sensitive and a romantic at heart. I … Continue reading

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Nishiki Wagyu Yakiniku, Crows Nest

“What makes you think I want a good piece of steak for dinner?”, I say to Mysaucepan about where she wanted to go for my birthday. “Well, that’s what you mostly choose whenever we go out to eat”, she says. “Not really!”, … Continue reading

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Beef Bourguignon, One Pot Winter Warmer

 “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ~ Dame Edith  Sitwell, British poet and critic Sydneysiders … Continue reading

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Food Safari in Sydney

“Good food, like good wine, should be shared among diners and the days of eating a whole main by yourself in a restaurant, may soon be over.” ~ Chopinand, co-author of ChopinandMysaucepan Sydney restaurant closures – a sign of the … Continue reading

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