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Bubble tea

August 28, 2014

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I still haven’t gotten back into the swing of my more regular blogging, so this will just be a short post. Not really a recipe, but consider it as vague  directions for how to make your own pearl milk tea at home. Or bubble tea, pearl tea, boba tea, whatever you call it. I’m of […]

Warming ginger tea

April 20, 2014

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Hope you’re getting some r&r this Easter break. I really love this type of weather, crisp and delightfully chilly. Perfect autumn weather for snuggling up at home with a good book or dvd set. And to keep me toasty warm, I’ve been sipping on some spicy ginger tea. I’m pretty sure ginger tea is widely […]

Barley water

January 14, 2014

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Fellow Melbournians how are you coping in this heat wave? 35°C yesterday, a top of 44.5°C today and still in the 40’s until the cool change hits on Friday night. Eeekkk! This girl does not handle the hot very well so strategies need to be in place to prepare me for the worst. When one […]

Strawberry kiwi ‘mojito’

November 30, 2013

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I’m feeling a little guilty for making only made 2 posts this month. And both of them being brown foods, how monotone does that make my homepage look?! Think of this as an effort to put some colour back into my web presence. Red and green because Christmas is just around the corner – less […]

Jackfruit and ‘pomegranate’ in coconut soup (chè mít hạt lựu) recipe

July 3, 2013

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I always knew that I would love pomegranate, even before I ever tried the fruit. It sounds strange, but it’s because I spent a large portion of my childhood eating and loving imitation pomegranate (hạt lựu)! (Top photo of just the pomegranate seeds is courtesy of http://www.52kitchenadventures.com/2010/11/09/how-to-de-seed-a-pomegranate-and-not-make-a-mess/) Though I didn’t actually know those jellies were […]

Watermelon, lychee and mint refresher recipe

March 4, 2013

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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 […]

Pomegranate and floral green tea recipe

December 22, 2012

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My propensity to mix drinks started long before I learnt how to mix a vodka cranberry. One of the more legendary concoctions my brother and I came up with in our childhood involved 2 different flavoured cordials, 3 types of milks (regular, soy and condensed), jam, salt and lemonade. Sounds horrific to me now, but […]