Coffee beef ribs recipe (and more!)

Coffee beef ribs recipe (and more!)

The coffee ribs is a Malaysian/Singaporean street stall dish, the meat that’s commonly used is pork but I’ve replaced it with beef and it works well. And the tiramisu recipe is a simple but satisfying one. Add as much coffee as you like but with both recipes I used a shot or two...

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Hanoi Eats!

Hanoi Eats!

Phở differs regionally, the clearest distinction being the broth, the North favour a lighter tasting, clearer soup whilst the South prefer the broth to be darker, heady in cinnamon, star anise, onion and ginger. Both versions are banging and the street versions are so cheap too, about 20-30000 VND (1-1.60AUD)...

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The Choc Pot, Burwood

The Choc Pot, Burwood

The very lovely folks from The Choc Pot invited Ash and I to try their menu. How could we say no to chocolate and waffles?

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Lamma Island, Hong Kong

Lamma Island, Hong Kong

Sadly here where no [l]lammas...
nderneath the ramshackle shelter, is a crowd of presumably, Lamma Island visitors, all spooning into some tofu fa. There’s the option of having tofu fa hot or cold, since it was sweltering, everybody was served it cold unless you specifically asked for it hot. This gentleman operated unhurriedly despite dozens of thirsty and peckish people joining the never diminishing line....

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Press Club, Melbourne

Press Club, Melbourne

Those of you who have been reading along will know that my partner Ash whisked me away to Melbourne for Valentines. (So romantic right?) Dining at The Press Club was the highlight of the trip.

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Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills

Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills

Only one week ago I was churning out close to 5000 words for the end of semester, to complete them properly and actually pass those assessments involved many days of ham and cheese toasties for lunch because the effort to cook anything was...
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GroundOrganic Living Foods & Cafe, Buderim, QLD

GroundOrganic Living Foods & Cafe, Buderim, QLD

I’ve been to the Sunshine Coast four times in my life, three of those trips have been made in the span of this year alone. My flight records reveal that after each semester of uni I’ve hopped on a plane to Maroochydore airport. Not a revelation really, keeping away from education institutions during holidays is a fact and I always look forward to the end of a gruelling term that studying Media generates...

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Tokyo Jazz Cafe, Bondi Junction

Look no further, we’ve found your next casual hangout. Healthy, delicious, reasonably priced Japanese with lovely service.  Read more

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Hanoi Eats

Hanoi Kids are an agency that provide free* tours. The tour guides are actually students learning English and want to practise speaking it, so in their spare time, they give tours of their city. Read more

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Yat Lok BBQ Goose & Tai Po Market, Hong Kong

Yat Lok BBQ is home to some fantastic Cantonese fare. Credit goes to Anthony Bourdain for this restaurant recommendation.
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World’s cheapest Michelin star restaurant – Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong

Here’s a tip: if you don’t know how to express a joke in a language, don’t utter it. One of a few things could go down and your taxi driver might take you for your word.
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The Choc Pot, Burwood

The very lovely folks from The Choc Pot invited Ash and I to try their menu. How could we say no to chocolate and waffles?

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Halong Bay Cruise

Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, often billed as one of the must-see sights of Vietnam. The most popular way to experience the bay is by booking a tour with the many cruises available. Read more

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Sadhana Kitchen, Enmore

Sadhana Kitchen only serve food that is raw, vegan and organic. I visited Sadhana Kitchen a while back when they were located next to a yoga centre, and the ingredients used were supplemented by an on-site garden. Read more

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Bao Town pop-up @ Vella Nero, Sydney, CBD

I was thrilled to be invited by Lisa of Bao Town PR to a bao tasting. Bao (pronounced like ‘bow’) are snack-sized steamed buns of Chinese origin that can contain any kind of savoury or sweet filling. Read more

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Lamma Island, Hong Kong

So I went overseas without my family for the first time, they very nearly did come along but I timed announcing the holiday so that the likelihood of them securing tickets was miserably low. Read more

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Green Peppercorn, Fairfield

It’s old news that Green Peppercorn in my area of Fairfield has won best new restaurant in SMH’s Good Food Guide of 2013. Having lived in the western suburbs all my life, the restaurant scene here have always valued economy over aesthetics, not at Green Peppercorn though. Read more

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