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Green tea and chocolate tart recipe

March 28, 2013


Green tea and chocolate is a beautiful marriage of bitter and sweet. My first encounter with this combination was almost a decade ago in Hong Kong when a friend and I found and fell in love with Meiji’s matcha green tea “MeltyKiss”. MeltyKiss is Meiji’s line of chocolate truffles. These truffles are delectable; a velvety […]

Fig, prosciutto and hazelnut salad recipe

March 25, 2013


I’ve mentioned previously that I do not have a green thumb at all. It’s a slightly shameful thing to admit for a self claimed food lover I know. I’m hoping to change this at some stage and perhaps dabble in some gardening. But for now, I’ve still got my folks to rely on for the […]

Otway Fly & Treetop Walk and Wickens Delicatessen & Provedore

March 20, 2013


No visit to Apollo Bay would be complete without a venture towards the lush greenery that is the Otway Ranges. I love the long winding drive from the coast up to the forest. The driving experience was enhanced with my zippy little manual but even if you’re not in the driving seat, it feels so […]

Dooley’s Ice Cream – The Ice Cream Tub

March 12, 2013


I hope everyone has had as relaxing a long weekend as I did. A group of friends and I escaped the Melbourne heat wave in search for some respite down at the surf coast. The picturesque Apollo Bay provided this in spades. We spent our days lazily splashing about in the refreshingly cold surf, pointing […]

Watermelon, lychee and mint refresher recipe

March 4, 2013


So summer has officially ended and sadly, that means the days are getting shorter. Best we make use of the evening sun before it disappears for the next few months. I’m kicking back with a chilled watermelon, lychee and mint drink and a book as the sun prepares to set for the day. I don’t […]