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Nem-chua-–-Vietnamese-fermented-pork-rolls

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,...
Fat-Noodle, Pyrmont

Fat Noodle

I was recently invited to attend Fat Noodle's first birthday celebrations and was so impressed by the food at the event that I just had to return a few days later. Fat Noodle sits on...
New-Year’s-Day-at-Nan-Tien-Temple-Vegetarian-Food-Fair

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...
Hoang-Gia,-Flemington

Hoang Gia, Flemington

I came here to try the phở (Vietnamese beef noodle soup) and left on a high note after tasting the bánh canh cua chạo tôm (Vietnamese thick crab noodle soup with grilled prawn paste). The...
Nha-Tranh-Restaurant,-Five-Dock

Nha Tranh Restaurant, Five Dock

I am often asked on my Cabramatta tours where good Vietnamese food can be found outside of the Little Vietnam hubs in Cabramatta and Bankstown... Well, if you live in Sydney's Inner West, then...
I-Ate-My-Way-Through-Cabramatta

I Ate My Way Through Cabramatta

I know I've been really slack with the frequency of blog posts recently... I'm so sorry I've let it slip. With my recent move (furnishing a new house and kitchen is so fun, though...
Featured-Foodie-on-SBS-plus-a-cherished-family-recipe-–-Xiu-Mai-(Vietnamese-meatballs)

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...
Coda-Bar-&-Restaurant,-Melbourne

Coda Bar & Restaurant, Melbourne

There's something really likeable about eating lots of small dishes. From Chinese yum cha to Spanish tapas, the experience of sharing small plates of delectable morsels with friends and family is always an enjoyable...
Chinese-New-Year-2010-and-our-suckling-pig

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...
Something-for-the-barbie-A-killer-chicken-wing-marinade

Something for the barbie: A killer chicken wing marinade

With Australia Day coming up and the end of summer approaching, I thought I would share my special chicken wing marinade recipe which is always a winner at BBQs. I'm already dreading the upcoming...

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