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Vietnamese meatballs (nem nuong) recipe

February 24, 2012

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Note: New recipe posted 15 January 2013, see this link Staying on the topic of barbeques of the Asian variety, one of my good friends hosts an annual barbeque to celebrate his birthday. And every year, without fail, I will attend because 1. I’m a good friend and 2. his sister makes the best nem […]

Taste of Asia BBQ House

February 21, 2012

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We’re still on our last legs of summer, so quite naturally my mind is still set on lazy weekend picnics or barbeques. Speak of barbeques, a new one just opened up not too far from my abode. That, and the fact that it was featured on one of those coupon sites I so enjoy frequenting, […]

South Melbourne Street Fair

February 19, 2012

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I love a good old fashioned street fair. We don’t have enough of them in Melbourne. But this Sunday, the sun was out and made for a glorious day to stroll around South Melbourne as the proud locals showed off their wares. Businesses from the area set up marquees or operated on the street. What […]

Coffee of a different kind

February 19, 2012

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Unless you’re not into Melbourne’s whole café culture thing, you’ll know that 3rd wave coffee has been what all the cool kids are talking about these days. I don’t really know what 3rd wave coffee is all about; it’s just beyond my level of understanding. Don’t get me wrong, I like coffee, quite a lot. […]

Spice rubbed pork, walnut sauce with corn and quinoa salad recipe

February 3, 2012

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The inspiration for this dish came from Mamasita. If you haven’t heard of Mamasita, I’m just going to assume you’re not from Melbourne. Let me paint you a picture, Mamasita is a Mexican bar/diner that opened in 2010 where the Recorded Music Salon once was. Since its inception, Mamasita has been ‘the’ place to go. […]