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Coconut and pandan waffles

Vietnamese-style coconut and pandan waffles I grew up on these waffles. I remember sitting on the kitchen bench on many after school afternoons, eagerly waiting for my parents to pour batches of batter onto our...

Cadbury’s chocolate factory

For as long as I can remember, it has always been a fantasy to visit a real chocolate factory. My expectations of course were hyped up by films such as Charlie And The Chocolate...
Sugar Hit, Martian Place

(Sugar) Hit me baby one more time…

In search for some late night sweetness, Zen and I hunted down Sugar Hit at Westin, Sydney... and to my surprise, only one out of the three concierges knew what Sugar Hit was (and where it was at). The armchairs were big and comfy -however, not so practical for dining. One small but tall ramekin of the brulee, a tiny spoonful of the sour-cherry compote, and a pint-sized biscott lay on each of the corners of a large glass plate... what happened to the portion-size to plate-size ratio?

Bourke Street Bakery

I love this place with passion. Bourke Street Bakery has delicious savoury breads, sourdough of all sorts and my favourite tarts.

Cooking with pearl couscous

Rice and pasta are kitchen staples I can't live without. And now, thanks to Blu and the team at Haystac, I can add Pearl Couscous (also known as Israeli couscous) to my list of...
RivaReno, Gelato

RivaReno Gelato – the Mama of Gelato

It’s no secret that Sydney-siders love gelato, and we have a flurry of crazy delicious storefronts to choose from – Messina, N2 Extreme anyone? On the other side of the spectrum is RivaReno, who...
Stix Desserts

Stix Desserts: Gelato on a Stick?

Here at the I Ate My Way Through office, we love our gelato. From our recent discovery of the authentic Riva Reno gelataria to hectic Gelato Messina, here comes the new kid on the...

Sweet Street Bakery, Parramatta (formerly Short Sweet Bakery)

The latest excitement in the land of Parramatta is Sweet Street Bakery. Part of the local council's initiative to revamp the area and turn it into more of a foodie destination, the pop-up of...

French Kiss Creperie, Parramatta

When we think of gathering family and friends over food, in Australia, we immediately think of holding a BBQ in the backyard. The significance of BBQs to Australians is the same as what making...

The Waffle Shack – Authentic Belgian Waffles

Not everyone can make the perfect waffle. It requires a certain level of skill to make sure that the density isn’t too thick, and that it has the right amount of airiness. I like...

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