kaiseki :: sasaki, sydney

Ma. The concept of Japanese minimalism. Shibui. The aesthetic of simple, subtle, and unobtrusive beauty. Everything about Sasaki is delicate, minimalist, has beauty and purpose, and of course, the finest ingredients are precisely and proudly cooked, plated and presented. We had the “omakase” menu, which translates to ‘leave it up to you’, the chef. A […]

mornings

I recently heard an interview with a chef on a random radio station (can’t remember where or with who!) but I loved the questions enough to write them down when I had a chance. Here’s my answers to these fun quiz questions! What time do you get up? weekday exercising it’s 6.15am, otherwise 7am for […]

:: adventure :: New Zealand part 2 :: Queenstown

As I’m inching towards the edge of the 154ft precipice, my ankles tightly bound, my mind is blank with fear & excitement. I no longer remember my mantra “It’s better to look back on life and say: “I can’t believe I did that”, than to look back and say: “I wish I did that.”  I […]

memorable meals

Food glorious food. How I love to eat! And I’ve eaten some delicious fare of late, which I thought I’d share with you. some have been delectably healthy…  green smoothie made with coconut water, kale, celery, apple, cucumber & mint  make the best of this seasons ripe creamy avocado; with lettuce, tomato & salmon  I’ve […]

felix bistro | restaurant review

In 2007 in Trocadéro, the 16th arrondissement in Paris, I ate one of the best meals in my life. Jay & I had discovered this little bistro after hours of walking and sight-seeing. To sit at this quaint little restaurant with latticed seats facing the street, aperitif in hand, perusing the menu and using our broken […]