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Guide to Yumcha in Cabramatta (Sydney’s Best Yumcha Part 2)

What's better than yumcha? Yumcha with cà phê sữa đá (Vietnamese iced coffee with condensed milk). Which leads us to Cabramatta and the second part of our series on Sydney's Best Yumcha (read Part...

Eating Challenges in Sydney

From the beginning of time, man has been finding innovative ways to overcome challenges. We have seen some amazing things - feats of extreme athleticism, extraordinary acts of human will - and more recently,...
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New Year’s Day at Nan Tien Temple Vegetarian Food Fair

Happy new year! Thank you all JENIUS readers for your friendship, support, emails & comments, and for making 2010 a fabulous year! I spent this morning with the boy and his mother at the tranquil...
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Pho Chu The and Nhu Lan Bakery, Footscray (Melbourne)

Please excuse me while I jump between Melbourne and Sydney. I wish I could blog as fast as I eat, but the reality is that I have an enormous backlog of fabulous eats, waiting...
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Featured Foodie on SBS plus a cherished family recipe – Xiu Mai (Vietnamese meatballs)

Those who subscribe to SBS Food's e-newsletter will have seen that I am their latest Featured Foodie! What a honour it is to be able to share my culinary journey with such a respected...
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Nem chua – Vietnamese fermented pork rolls

My mother was making nem chua (pronounced: nem joo) last week so I quickly took the opportunity to document the process of making this much loved snack. For those who aren't familiar with nem chua,...

Mama’s Buoi, Melbourne

When it comes to Vietnamese fare, it seems we've all gone a little crazy for Pho. The noodle soup is a crowd pleaser wherever you go, and in Melbourne, it seems the city is...
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Tia To Vietnamese Restaurant, Melbourne

Reminder: my Taste Of Sydney double passes giveaway ends tomorrow! Get your entries in now > Tia To is my favourite oriental herb. Also known as Tiet To, Vietnamese Perilla, shiso or Vietnamese Hojiso, this...
Cheese filled crispy chicken breast from 3Q Chicken

Asian Street Food in Sydney

Nature schmature. While most people might travel to Asia to see the amazing scenery and temples, we all actually know that the action is in the food. The street food. But if you don't...
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Chinese New Year 2010 and our suckling pig

Childhood memories of Chinese New Year have always featured elaborate homemade banquets on the eve of the New Year followed by a day witnessing the roaring of firecrackers and drums as the lion dance...

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