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Prawn Wonton Soup

Dec 31st, 2008 by blog | 0

This is the perfect soup for times when you fancy a clear noodle soup without the usual greens. For the Dumplings 200g Prawns (shelled and chopped) 150g Chicken mince 5-6 slices of dried shitake mushrooms (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 1 tbs fresh ginger (chopped) 1.5 ts sesame oil 2 shallots (chopped) 1 ts salt [...]

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Great Wines : Di Giorgio

Dec 5th, 2008 by blog | 0

Wine Selector sent us this excellent wine from SA (Limestone coast): Winery : Di Giorgio Family, Lucindale Name : Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Region : South Australia Notes : This is almost the perfect wine with a good balance of fruit and oak flavors. Webpage : http://www.digiorgio.com.au/

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Great Wines : Zilzie

Oct 23rd, 2008 by blog | 0

We came across this excellent wine from Victory (but not the Yarra Valley): Winery : Zilzie Name : Merlot 2006 Region : South East Australia Notes : The wine is strong red. Has great depth and diversity but does not task complicated. Webpage : http://www.zilziewines.com/

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Great Wines: Château Tanunda

Jul 12th, 2008 by blog | 0

We came across this excellent wine from the Barossa Valley : Winery : Château Tanunda Name : Grand Barossa Shiraz 2005 Region : Barossa Valley Notes : The wine is red to brown in color, has hits of dark chocolate and roasted coffee aroma and a rich and warm palate and finishes light and fresh. [...]

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IKEA saves the day…

Jun 8th, 2008 by blog | 0

After 3 years of texture-less fluffy toast, it was about time to munch away on a slice of real bread again. However, due to the quarantine or simply because there is no market, it appears to be difficult to buy flower from other cereal crops than wheat. Even the numerous farmer’s markets do not have [...]

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Good Food and Wine- vs Sport-Exhibition

Nov 12th, 2006 by blog | 0

Yesterday, we went to the conventioncenter here in brisbane to see the sport-exhibition. It was quite a dissapointment because it was tiny and the sporting-cloth-specials were the leftovers from at least 4 sales when you can be pretty damn sure that no one wants them. However, while searching for the main hall of the sport-exhibition [...]

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Wine festival in Australia

Oct 14th, 2006 by blog | 0

It is autumn (at least on the other side of the earth) and this is when the “Wein-Feste” take place in Germany (in the region I’m from). Just because I’m in Australia now doesn’t mean I have to do without these nice get-togethers. So we organized our own wine-festival on the back-deck of our house. [...]

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Rhubarb cake with meringue hood…

Sep 5th, 2006 by blog | 0

… a german recipe, and therefore really yummy. I’ll add a picture the next time I’m baking it. It is for 1kg rhubarb and you need to prepare a little bit the day before you are actually baking it. view the full recipe here

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