[Recipe] Salt & Pepper Softshell Crab

Hi foodies, The Canberra weather is getting crazy with rain started from Friday all the way to the upcoming Friday 😓. In cold days like these ones, what dishes are on your plate as a comfort food? For me, it is softshell crab. Soft-shell crabs are those that have just molted their old exoskeleton and … Continue reading [Recipe] Salt & Pepper Softshell Crab

The Historian Hotel, Adelaide

Foodies, just a head up that I found a good pub, right in the city centre. Of course, there are many parameters that diners can take to measure whether a pub is good. As a foodie, I normally rate pubs with their standard of food. As a wine chemist, I also rate a pub with … Continue reading The Historian Hotel, Adelaide

Madame Hanoi Bar & Bistro by Nic Watt

Now, foodies, if I ask you where would you go for Vietnamese restaurant, I know you will all have different answers. However, if I ask you where you would go for French Vietnamese cuisines, I am sure many of us would think about it for a while. I would not have a clue what French Vietnamese … Continue reading Madame Hanoi Bar & Bistro by Nic Watt

{Product Review} Recent Discovery Trio – Ocean Chef Brand, Nisshin Seifun Tempura batter and Kimura Ramune

The post today is not about recipes. It's about three products I recently discovered in Woolworths. For my overseas readers who don't know, it's one of the several large supermarket chain. I know this post is a bit off topic because I promote the use of local ingredients and buy local SA, but in case … Continue reading {Product Review} Recent Discovery Trio – Ocean Chef Brand, Nisshin Seifun Tempura batter and Kimura Ramune

A recent Japanese dinner

Just noticed that I haven't had Japanese food for a while. It's like the caffeine for me now and if I haven't had any in a couple of months, I feel dis-comfortable. LOL. Last Saturday, the weather was fine, the sun was out and I desperately wanted some Japanese food. Fortunately, my wife is a … Continue reading A recent Japanese dinner