Eat | Beautiful Brunch | Kitty Burns

There has been a growing popularity in Melbourne cafes to include Asian-fusion dishes on their menu. Kitty Burns is definitely one of these top notch cafes. Torched kingfish with kimchi mayonnaise, leek ash, sea succulents, roast sesame dressing, edamame beans, Japanese rice, poached egg.The roast sesame dressing was very fragrant and went very well with the Japanese rice and the … More Eat | Beautiful Brunch | Kitty Burns

Eat | Contemporary Australian Degustation | Amaru

This year for my birthday celebration, we were in the mood to try out a new restaurant instead of those tried and tested with many reviews. Amaru was featured in a couple of online food magazines in the weeks leading up to my birthday and it sounded promising. Ex-Vue du Monde’s sous chef Clinton McIver now … More Eat | Contemporary Australian Degustation | Amaru

Eat | Delightful South East Asian Fusion | Rice Paper Scissors

I haven’t had such an enjoyable spontaneous Friday night dinner with the hubby for a while now. Great food, drinks, desserts, value, service and ambiance, all in this place, Rice Paper Scissors. Their restaurant is modelled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared dining concept. They have two dining locations, one in … More Eat | Delightful South East Asian Fusion | Rice Paper Scissors

Bake | Matcha Shortbread Cookies

I’ve recently gotten into a phase of matcha madness which sees me craving for matcha in all shapes and forms. I’ve been cafe hopping around Melbourne in search for that perfect matcha latte, researching Japanese cafes for matcha desserts and even savoury matcha dishes like ochazuke (matcha poured over cooked rice with savoury toppings). In recent years … More Bake | Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Eat | Scrumptious Omakase | Minamishima

I’ve always been curious about an authentic omakase experience but I’ve never really gotten the chance to try one. Thankfully, a good friend of mine suggested to celebrate her birthday this year at Minamishima. I immensely enjoyed my 15 course omakase experience at Minamishima, it was truly divine. We were first served an entrée, followed … More Eat | Scrumptious Omakase | Minamishima

Eat | Sweet and Savoury Fusion | Mammoth

Melbourne’s brunch scene is constantly evolving with new cafes serving contemporary dishes. A donut burger? A duck sausage Benedict? Of course I had to forget about my list of cafes-to-try (for now) and head to Mammoth in Armadale at my earliest opportunity! | Lobster donut burger, green mango and papaya slaw, cucumber jam, siracha mayo, salt and pepper … More Eat | Sweet and Savoury Fusion | Mammoth

Eat | Spring in a dish | Cumulus Inc.

| Cured & cold smoked Kingfish, mussel escabeche | Spring, the season of new beginnings. As I begin documenting my life experiences, I found a dish that best represents spring. Cumulus Inc. definitely serves refreshingly delicious fish dishes. The flavours of the accompaniments balanced well with the smoked kingfish. The poached and marinated mussels gave … More Eat | Spring in a dish | Cumulus Inc.