Posts tagged ‘sumptuous’

A good day – brunch @ Fundamental and a visit to Adriano Zumbo patisserie

Well it’s been a good eating day today for Mr L and me. It started with brunch @ Fundamental in Balmain with PC and Tines. An after brunch stroll to Adriano Zumbo’s patisserie uncovered further spoils that kept us going through the day. Dog spotting, bird watching and lots of giggling occurred before we headed home to retire to the couch for a relaxing finish. Now with Masterchef on the tv, all in all it’s been a fundamentally good day!

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Continue Reading May 30, 2010 at 11:53 am Leave a comment

The talked up lunch @ Satang Thai, Haymarket + more pics from Mr L

Lunch @ Satang Thai in Haymarket with my mate Johy. Crispy pork belly with glossy Chinese greens and a tasty chicken and veggies in peanut sauce. Also, as promised, a few of the very clever Mr L’s pics from yesterday’s sunrise mission @ Freshie and a couple of Berrima shots.

Continue Reading May 17, 2010 at 12:13 pm 2 comments

No cook chocolate-orange tart – Mother’s Day special

It’s been a busy weekend, filled with celebrations – a few for Mother’s Day and a big one for our best mate Commando, who had a great birthday yesterday. We’ve just got home and there’s been no time to blog in the mean time, but hopefully the wait was worth it, for tonight’s post is a creamy, fudgey, decadent, no cook chocolate-orange tart. The filling in this tart is so gooey and rich, you could consider making the filling, chilling it and serving it as a chocolate jaffa mousse. Sound good? Check the pictures!

Continue Reading May 9, 2010 at 9:34 am 4 comments

Karen Martini’s Persian Roasted Chicken with Hazelnuts and Saffron

This post follows on from Monday and last night’s blogs. The hazelnuts in this recipe bring an amazing dimension to it – roasty nutty flavour and serious crunch. And the Persian flavours remind me fondly of friends B + B! If you’re looking for a variation on your favourite chicken recipe or want to serve something a bit different to guests, consider this dish. If you’re nuts for nuts – this, you should try this dish!

Continue Reading April 21, 2010 at 11:01 am 1 comment

The best chocolate praline tart

Ever met a tart you didn’t like?

No?

Well, dear reader, do proceed without fear or trepidation, for I don’t expect you’ll find any emotion less than looooove for this delicious, smooth, velvety, very adult, and darkly decadent triple chocolate, praline tart.

Continue Reading July 28, 2009 at 11:46 am 2 comments


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