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Torii Roll from Torii Restaurant & Bar

One for the dishes that I have yet to review from Torii is the Torii Roll. A tempura prawn & grilled eel sushi roll in a crispy spring roll skin topped with shredded radish, shallots & shaved truffle, served with yuzu kosho mayo. 20 more words

Eat Out

Ahh, Spring

Not bored any longer! Since my last post I’ve been busy starting seeds, transplanting seedlings, hardening off seedlings, planting out cold weather things and complaining about all the rain. 448 more words


Shallot Buds and Blooms

Almost everyone eats Onions … except some vegans and staunch Buddhists.
Every supermarket, wet-market, sundry store (as we call them in SE Asia) sells Onions ~ red onions, sweet white onions, yellow onions, bunching onions, etc. 202 more words


Steak with Béarnaise Sauce & Caramelized Shallots

So… I may have become too invested in this recipe before really thinking it through.  And by that I mean I did not comprehend how expensive a nice cut of ribeye was until standing in front of the meat counter with the butcher glaring down at me.   379 more words

College Cooks

Monkfish à l'Américaine (Lotte à l'Armoricaine)

I don’t prepare enough classic French dishes, but luckily Nadia of Maison Travers keeps posting recipes to inspire me to cook more of them. In this case… 657 more words



Seafood at Christmas and Easter has always been expensive not that it’s something Mum would have bought then or any other time.  Dad was a very enthusiastic fisherman so we mainly had fish that he’s caught or tinned fish. 28 more words

All Recipes

easter feast part two: spring pea salad

This recipe is from Food Network Magazine.  I’ve adapted it slightly. I’m not sure how I stumbled upon it, probably at my friend Jamie’s house because she always has Food Network Magazine.   552 more words

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