My Top 3 Culinary Lies

There are a lot of cooking myths out there, some are harmless, some are simply misinformation that’s never been corrected, and some are just… well myths. I was trying to think which ones are my personal pet peeves and these are my top three: Only cook using wine you’d drink Caveat: we are talking about…

The Real Australian Food

Today, we are looking at dim sim, a snack that can be found in Australia. No, this is not a typo, this is not dim sum, a style of food in Chinese cuisine. A dim sim is meat mixture wrapped in a wonton wrapper, then steamed or deep fried, served with soy sauce. Sounds familiar?…

The Two Sides of Avocado

When I first arrived in Australia in 1999, there isn’t a lot of thing that piqued my interest more than seeing avocados are consumed as savoury meal. Pizza, pasta, salads, and mashed on top of toast, I just can’t get my head around it as growing up in South East Asia, my association to avocado…

The Empty Restaurant Dilemma

I am not certain about a lot of things in the world, however I am certain that I am not the only one who has experienced what I call, the empty restaurant dilemma. The scenario is, you are walking around, looking for a quick meal in an average restaurant, nothing expensive, you just want to…

Food Gallery from My Recent Trip – part 1

I went to Indonesia last year, and during the trip I made sure I tried as many interesting food and all sort of street food I could find. Without further ado, pictures (part 1):

My Top 3 Culinary Pet Peeves – Linguistic Edition

As much as I am a huge supporter of cultural exchange when it comes to culinary adventures, sometimes the barrier that is human language proofs that food, is in fact a better way to communicate than actual language. Here are my culinary (linguistic related) pet peeves: (Sidenote: Being a person whose English isn’t his first…