The decadent Aussie Tim Tam has made it’s way around the world now and is often used as a counterbalance to poor misunderstood Vegemite. How could it possibly stand against a chocolate icing biscuit sandwich covered in more chocolate? There’s even a game called the time tam slam, designed for its maximum enjoyment. Ex pats would go to specialty store for it and then one day…someone dared to make it at home.
I’ve never liked dragon fruit and now I’m certain there are daily smoothie bowl Instagramers out to lynch me but there it is. They are a pretty enough fruit, and intriguing to say the least with it’s name and unique appearance but what else? I can be shallow but seldom when it comes to fruit. Bland taste, no crunch and expensive, so what are you good for? Continue reading →
I don’t know if it’s my recent obsession with Korean TV dramas or return to student life that has seen me embrace cup noodles again but here I am 5 sachets and a kettle full of water eating the definition of empty calories. Its easy, its fast, it’s cheap and spicy which shamefully takes precedence over health about once a week. Unfortunately I don’t live in an area which has embraced this love like I have so my options are rather limited. Today’s offering to the junk food gods it curry laksa “with dry tofu and vegetables”. I won’t lie, it was tasty but I feel the regret already despite retaining the skill of being able to eat this thing without splashing the soup all over my laptop.
Summer time is in full swing and before the sun bows down to the autumnal rain, the freezing winters or the gale force winds of spring, I’m taking a moment to enjoy the early sun, and long nights. Everyone has their season and as long as there’s aircon, summer is mine.
Have you had a good new years? I ended 2016 with a little holiday and started 2017 with another. Lets hope this bodes well for the year. While they were only little getaways, one a gift for Christmas, I had an amazing time. After being treated to a massage, we picked up a bite or 6 to eat at Biota in Bowral.