Lowes Mount Truffiere

Truffle Hunt, Lowes Mount Truffiere, Oberon

June 30, 2012

New South Wales isn’t well known for its truffles, with most Australian truffles hailing from Manjimup in Western Australia and Tasmania. But truffles are now being grown all around Australia and New South Wales is no exception. Last year I saw an episode of Sydney Weekender about truffle hunting in Oberon and I knew I […]

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Crave SIFF 2011: Sepia’s ‘The Chef, the Young Chefs and the Chemist.’ Sepia, Sydney

October 24, 2011

Early in November 2011 I had micro surgery on my ear. To cut a long story short, my facial nerve was damaged which resulted in loss of taste and no desire to eat or blog about food. Add the silly season to the mix and Lex & I have had a three month hiatus of […]

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Crave SIFF 2011: 121BC, Vini & Berta’s Three Piatti, Three Posti, Surry Hills

October 22, 2011

One of the first Crave dinners we wanted to book in was the progressive dinner ‘Three Piatti, Three Posti’. Unfortunately it sold out really quickly and all we could do was go on the waiting list. Ahh well, we’d just add it to the list with the Hats Off dinners at Guillaume at Bennelong and […]

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Cotton Duck

Crave SIFF 2011: Cotton Duck’s 10 Mile Waddle, Surry Hills

October 19, 2011

Jared said he chose to do a 10 Mile Dinner for the simple fact that a 100 Mile Dinner would be too easy. Nice, 10 Miles ain’t that far when you think about it. Sure you will still have access to a lot of produce in that small area but unless that area happens to […]

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Crave SIFF 2011: Pendolino’s Trentino-Alto Adige Dinner, Sydney

October 18, 2011

We’d heard good things through the grapevine about Pendolino, so when we read about the ‘World Dinner’ they were hosting during Crave, we quickly booked in. The degustation menu was inspired from the time head chef Nino Zoccali spent in the north-east region of Italy called Trentino-Alto Adige. The region sits in the very north […]

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Italian Food Safari, Sydney

June 4, 2011

I’ve always loved Food Safari with Maeve O’Meara on SBS and was ecstatic to discover Maeve had taken her adventures, experience and wealth of knowledge and turned it all into a wonderful tour company for the public, Gourmet Safaris. I readily bought Mum a Gourmet Safaris gift voucher for Christmas, thinking we would have a […]

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Taste of Sydney 2011

Taste Of Sydney 2011, Centennial Park

March 10, 2011

A festival of food that can give everyone a small glimpse into what great restaurants in Sydney are all about. Still quite young, the Taste Of Sydney festival is a 4 day event held in Centennial Park that showcases the best producers, chefs and food Sydney has to offer. Tickets were purchased for the opening […]

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Good Living Growers' Market

Good Living Growers’ Market, Pyrmont

February 5, 2011

Lex and I had always talked about getting out to more of the growers’ and farmers’ markets but never really seemed to make it happen. The first Good Living Growers’ Market at Pyrmont of 2011 was a great way to kick off the year of market adventures ahead of us. An early start on a […]

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