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Viognier and pork

Disclaimer: The booze which features in this post was supplied for free by WineSelectors. Make of that what you will. If we’re friends and we’ve gone out to dinner together, you’ll probably know that I don’t like pinot noir. Because … Continue reading

30. April 2013 by cloudcontrol
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My first Christmas

Part of the problem with having about two months’ worth of eating adventures to write up is that some date faster than others. So in the interest of not being too obviously tardy, here’s a quick wrap up of my … Continue reading

17. February 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Baking the cover

I changed jobs about three months ago, and I don’t think I’ve ever been happier with my working conditions. I’ve got a stupidly large desk in front of a window adjacent to a tree where various native birds have turf … Continue reading

28. November 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Arrivederci, il mio coinquilino!

I’m losing my housemate this week. He’s going back to Italy for a stint, and it’s not certain when he’ll be back. Hopefully sooner rather than later! In any case, last night il coinquilino (that’s the housemate in Italian, for … Continue reading

13. July 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Nothing says “I love you, #fatty” like a burger cake

It’s @eatnik‘s birthday today. Happy birthday #fatty!! For a few weeks, @jeroxie and I had been scheming and planning a birthday cake for her, as she’d been the kind purveyor of awesome birthday cakes for us both (a crazily rich … Continue reading

29. June 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Peach and Honey Tart: Cookbook Challenge (Stone Fruit)

So I’m trying my hand at this cookbook challenge again. I think I managed to cook one item last year. Maybe I’ll do two this year? Anyway, the idea behind the challenge is to actually use those cookbooks which we buy, … Continue reading

03. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Yigit Pura’s Chocolate Soufflé

For those of you who don’t follow me on twitter, you might not know that I’m an avid viewer of Top Chef. Top Chef is the show that Masterchef should have been. It’s actual chefs, competing Next Top Model style, … Continue reading

07. January 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Cooking with Mum: Loh Baak Gao

When I go to yum cha, one of my favourite items is the loh baak gao (that’s my Romanisation, in case you’re wondering; it might be wrong, but that’s how it sounds to my ear). It’s often referred to as … Continue reading

30. December 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Melbourne Food Blogger’s Dinner – post mortem (post partum?)

Last Monday heralded probably the most momentous event of my short food blogging career. If you could call eating food and ranting about it a career. Some people do. I was part of a crack team of food bloggers who … Continue reading

15. November 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Melbourne Food Blogger’s Dinner

So after just over a year of this food blogging business, a year of judging others, the time has come for me to let others judge me. Along with a few other local food bloggers, I’m part of a rag … Continue reading

18. October 2010 by cloudcontrol
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