Homemade Durian Fest in Melbourne – with Mao Shan Wang

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All those who clicked when you saw MSW (mao shan wang – loosely translated as cat mountain king), I may have just duped you into thinking MSW is available to buy in Melbourne. In fact they are not YET available here to my knowledge. If you know the right people you may be able to … Continue reading

Truman

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Another morning trekking across town to Albert Park, yet again to satisfy my food needs. The excuse being that I felt obligated to come by the all autocratic I-Hua [correction: Crabby Queen] who organised this breakfast. Apologies for those who don’t follow the humour, but for those who do please join in on the evil … Continue reading

Photography #17

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Having some R&R in Wangaratta

Papagoose – Marriage of food and wine by Wine Selectors

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It is a normal reaction to be excited for a dinner invitation inclusive of food-and-wine, but when one gets disproportionately jovial and distracted you know you have stepped into the dark realms of no return – food blogger syndrome. Such is that of my life… not that I’m complaining. Rushing in from work, finding parking … Continue reading

Photography #16

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no parking, seriously?

Edomae

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Sushi trains are one of my pet peeves, particularly the ones I have had in Melbourne. So when I heard that a new sushi train was in town, and it was going to be in Box Hill, I wasn’t particularly enthusiastic. But, after some persuasion from my sister, along the lines of not judging a … Continue reading

The Palace by Luke Mangan – South Melbourne

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A forewarning: this will be a slightly epic two-part post, with two visits that occurred almost back to back. I must really be on an exodus to being crazy, or going through an awesome run of fabulous places that I just had to return to… So, why did I choose this place? It has been … Continue reading

Food binge?

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a little stream of food binging…

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    Unpleasant: damn upset my desire to eat

    Average: palatable but many shortcomings

    Yummy: a pleasant experience

    Yummy +1: mouth-watering like rain

    Yummy +2: exquisite flavours that hit all the right notes

    Divine: sheer culinary perfection!

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