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Ganh Hang Tinh Thuong: Vovicare Charity Lunch, An Annual All-You-Can-Eat Vietnamese Fare

Whenever someone asks me where they can get the best Vietnamese food in Sydney, I never hesitate to send them to Cabramatta, Sydney's Little Vietnam. However, every year around March/April, there's a pop-up Ganh...
Banh chung ingredients, tet, lunar new year5

Lunar new year exclusive: Step by step guide to making banh chung (Vietnamese square...

Tomorrow marks the first day of the new year in the lunar calender. Happy Chinese new year / Tết! As a newly married couple, it's the first year Zen and I will have to give...
Food Guide to Lunar New Year

Food Guide to Lunar New Year

Those who listen to ABC Local radio will have heard me guest on Nightlife with Rod Quinn last Monday night (20th January)! It was great fun sharing my Lunar New Year know-how with such...
Loving-Hut,-Cabramatta

Meatless Monday: Loving Hut, Cabramatta

Vegan/vegetarian Asian restaurants are an interesting breed. For some reason, they're mostly obsessed with replicating the texture and appearance of original meat dishes. Despite the concept of mock meats being utterly confusing, I actually...
Pho-54,-Cabramatta

Pho 54, Cabramatta

The trouble with judging the best pho in Sydney, is not being able to taste them all side by side. So with that in mind, let me share with you my current most favourite restaurant for pho
Canh-Chua-Tom-(Vietnamese-sour-soup-with-prawns)

Canh Chua Tom (Vietnamese sour soup with prawns)

I may not yet have a green thumb, but I've learnt an incredible amount of gardening tips and tricks from my Mum over the years. I've grown my own chilli plants from seed, I've...
Saigon-Bay,-Darlinghurst

Saigon Bay, Darlinghurst

Inner-city Vietnamese restaurants have long been satisfying the appetites of those who crave the fresh flavours of Vietnam but don't necessarily want to drive an hour South-West of Sydney to the likes of Bankstown...
Kem-Chuoi-(Vietnamese-banana-ice-cream)

Kem Chuoi (Vietnamese banana ice-cream)

I had the most unusual craving the other night for my mother's homemade banana ice-cream. Reminiscing about my childhood, my mouth started salivating when I came across a particular flashback. It must've been at least...
Bau-Truong,-Marrickville

Bau Truong, Marrickville

There's no shortage of Vietnamese restaurants in Marrickville but with tonight's opening of Bau Truong's third restaurant, the foodie scene at this Inner West village has just gotten hotter! Bau Truong's first two locations at...
Pho-Chu-The-and-Nhu-Lan-Bakery,-Footscray-(Melbourne)

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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