HOMEMADE TIM TAM

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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.

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DRAGONFRUIT

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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

CUP NOODLES

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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.

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