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Eat yourself healthy

Eat yourself healthy

Last weekend I was invited to attend a healthy cooking class hosted by simplyhealth, the end result of which was me coming home and having a heated argument lively debate with the other half about eating breakfast. My request for him to try harder to have the most important meal of the day was somehow … Continue reading

Eating, Asian-style

Eating, Asian-style

Asians love food. Well, most people love food, but Asians seem to be obsessed by it. I don’t have the statistics, but I’m sure that if you did a survey of food bloggers, there would be a high representation of those from an Asian background. Of the three contributors to this humble site, Christine and … Continue reading

Missing the twist in twisties

Missing the twist in twisties

Around this time every year, I start feeling a little homesick. Summer is over, the days are getting shorter, the winter coat is already out – although I’m still refusing to unpack my knee high boots in a desperate bid to pretend that it’s not really that cold. And just as I’m mourning the loss … Continue reading

Childhood food memories

Childhood food memories

Growing up in a Chinese family in Australia, having pizza for dinner was a special occasion for us. About once a month, when my parents decided to treat us, we would order two large pizzas from the Pizza Inn up the road. Invariably, one was a supreme and the other was a ham and pineapple, … Continue reading

Things that restaurants want you to know

Things that restaurants want you to know

Being raised by restauranteurs, and having spent many nights waitressing at several of my parents’ restaurants, there are some things that I have learned about dining out. Despite rude service that may convince you otherwise, the staff are there to serve you and ensure that you have a great dining experience so that you will … Continue reading

French wine, expo style

French wine, expo style

Paris loves its “salons” (exhibitions). There is a constant stream of exhibitions on basically anything you could dream up. From travel, fashion, cars and chocolate to babies, books, real estate and even mixed Asian weddings(!), Paris has got your every exhibition need well and truly covered. I had a great time a few weeks ago … Continue reading

When the country comes to town

When the country comes to town

Growing up, my parents would have had every excuse not to take us to the Royal Easter Show in Sydney. We lived on 2 hectares and always had either a couple of sheep or cattle of our own running round in the backyard. We didn’t really need to go to a show to get a … Continue reading

Do you know what you’re eating?

Do you know what you’re eating?

The recent horse meat scandal in Europe has caused an outrage. Consumers, the media and politicians are up in arms at being duped into eating horse meat instead of beef in their humble meat pies and lasagnes. The scandal made some people horrified that they had inadvertently been eating Black Beauty, and then it made … Continue reading