Fruit fly killer tip

We seem to have had some fruit fly infestation this summer. The little buggers are really annoying with their slow flying-ness landing on everything. Grrr. I didn’t want to spray the kitchen, so I searched the good old world wide webs for a solution. And, guess what? It totally works (as witnessed by the photo). […]

Guess what Amazon just delivered?

Yes, folks.  It is the complete Modernist Cuisine set.  If you don’t know what that is, then here is a hint: 40 lbs / 2,438 pages / $625 on Amazon (if it weren’t sold out). Geek cooking legend.  Still don’t know?  Here you go. Modernist Cuisine Trailer from Modernist Cuisine on Vimeo. The box is […]

Quay restaurant – Sydney

Had lunch at Quay restaurant in Sydney's circular quay with amazing views of the opera house.  The food was outstanding.  It was reminiscent of an Australian Noma.  Very clean flavours and beautiful presentation, but with an Asian influence. Starter: Crisp confit of pig belly, gentle braise of abalone and cuttlefish, handmade silken tofu, Japanese mushrooms, chive flowers Main: […]

noma = yum-a!

In my mission to eat at the world’s best restaurants I have now had the privilege to try out Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark. Noma has long been on my list of places to try after glowing reviews by pretty much everyone who has ever stepped foot in the restaurant. Since we were attending the lovely […]

the world’s top 100 eating experiences

From the Times – I have marked which I have been to.  I also fail to see how they can seriously put Nobu and Hakkasan on this list.  It is a joke, obviously. 1 El Bulli, Spain (=) BEEN 2 The Fat Duck, U.K. (=) BEEN 3 Noma, Denmark (+7) BEEN x 2 4 Mugaritz, Spain (=) 5 El Celler de […]

Not Just Chippies Anymore

British Food Fortnight is kicking off today in the United Kingdom. Yes, that is correct. Foodies can now eat to their heart’s content in jolly old England and not just the traditional fish n’ chips and Sunday roast. It seems that in the past several decades tastes have changed and more fresh produce and quality […]

el bulli trip

is it worth the hype? find out all about nerdgirl’s epic adventure to the “world’s greatest restaurant

french laundry

a vain attempt at getting a reservation at french laundry ends in miserable failure.