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Gluttony redefined at Perama

July 1, 2009

Welcome to the Eating Olympics! On this occasion we have a team of 15 unlikely athletes composed of foodbloggers and Twitterers gathered at Perama, a 1 hat Greek restaurant in Petersham on the invitation of Chef and owner David Tsirekas, facilitated by the prolific Twitterer Fridley. We’ve come for a great feast – Perama’s $50 […]

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Have you tried the Hainan chicken at Temasek?

April 22, 2009

Just back from 10 *hot* days in Southern Vietnam touring through Ho Chi Minh, Mekong Delta and Phu Quoc island. But that’s a massive task to curate photos and blog about immediately. Who would have thought I could possibly proscratinate when it comes to blogging too? So in true Queen Procrastination form, instead of posts […]

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Som Tum anyone?

April 2, 2009

There have already been a few posts dedicated to this delectable Thai green papaya salad, but how can one get enough of som tum? When friends just back from the UK asked us to pick up some som tum ingredients the next time we head out west to Cabramatta, we happily obliged as it gave […]

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South American goodies

March 23, 2009

I’ve had pozole blanco on the brain. It’s a delicious pork and hominy stew that I first had back in my uni days at Azteca’s, a Mexican restaurant in Randwick, near UNSW. I still remember the taste of that stew and it was the first time I’d tried hominy, which are corn kernels treated to […]

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In the mood for Vietnamese…

March 9, 2009

I love Vietnamese food. Love it! During conversations discussing favourite cuisines and the one cuisine that I couldn’t live without it’s always a close tie between Japanese and Vietnamese. Vietnamese usually wins though (as a sneaky answer to that question) as it’s so diverse it covers elements of Chinese, Thai and French – it’s the […]

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I heart som tum!

January 11, 2009

I ventured out west today and dropped by my favourite place to get som tum otherwise known as Thai green papaya salad. Som tum has got to be my favourite Thai dish. There are variations on the recipe but it usually contains a delicious combination of pounded green papaya, tomato, snake beans, garlic, chilli, fish […]

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