Hot Pot Gungahlin, Marketplace Gungahlin

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Hey guys—Gungahlin has another new eatery –the Hot Pot. My badminton friend and I decided to check it out after our game. They not only serve hotpots but other dishes as well. They… Continue reading

Dieci e Mezzo Restaurant, Canberra

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I was meaning to check out Dieci e Mezzo since its opening and finally made it last Thursday evening. We started with fresh bread with a glass of wine. We were not very… Continue reading

Sage restaurant at Gorman house, Canberra

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Sage has a new chef with a French-sounding name. The internal and  surrounds has definitely had a make over for the better. The mains and entrees we ordered reminded  me of Biota restaurant… Continue reading

Pickle fish

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A simple dish that can be made ahead of time. You can use fish cutlets or whole fish. Fry fish and meanwhile make the: Vinegar sauce Deep fry sliced garlic (do not burn… Continue reading

Forequarter lamb chops curry

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I tried making this curry with light coconut milk. You can replace it with ordinary coconut milk or even add coconut cream. 270 light coconut milk  (use coconut milk) 6 forequarter chops (0.988… Continue reading

Why are banana prawns called banana prawns?

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Because its a banana in a shape of a prawn. Banana prawns are well suited to Asian style cooking and generally serve as part of meal rather than served alone. The sweetness of… Continue reading

Pre Father’s Day Lunch with Stephen, Donna and Lily

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There are advantages in having children in two cities. This year we had a pre-father’s day dinner on the previous Friday when we had a visit to Sydney.  Stephen came home from a… Continue reading

Fathers’ day lunch at the 4 J’s

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We had a delightful surprise for father’s day. The young J’s entertained us with a song and music. Miss J wrote the lyrics and Master J, the guitar music score. Jade’s lyrics                                                          Jonte’s… Continue reading

Canned sardines in tomato sauce

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There are 2 camps–sardines lovers and sardine haters. I happen to love them and I prefer the Ayam brand oval shaped canned sardines in tomato sauce. It takes no time to prepare this… Continue reading

Siren restaurant at the Abode hotel —Town Centre, Gunghalin

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Finally we have a Pub in Gunghalin.  Siren was opened a month ago and we decided to try it. We were there on Thursday night and it was busy. They serve regular pub… Continue reading