Iron Chef Shellie

{Eating Out & Making Bread} Brasserie Bread Melbourne

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For the longest time I was a white bread gal. I didn’t want any seeds, or fancy stuff in my bread, just give me white square bread. When Dad started experimenting with a bread maker many moons ago and was making wholemeal and seed breads and I wouldn’t go near them. Now, the tables have turned! I […]

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{Tales from the Belly of Iron Chef Shellie} Simon Johnson Warehouse Sale • Chez Dré

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Simon Johnson Warehouse Sale As I mentioned in a previous post, Thanh and I hit up the annual Simon Johnson warehouse sale. We got there at 8am when the doors were meant to open, to find out they had opened earlier but there was still a massive queue. It was hard enough for us to […]

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Dahon Gourmet Tea Lounge

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Ask any Filipino person in Melbourne where you can get good Filipino food in Melbourne and they will either tell you no where, somewhere on the other side of town, or their kitchen (or Mother’s kitchen). The newest place in town that has Filipino influenced food is the proud project of Cherrie and her brother […]

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Eating Out: Peko Peko

A few of us, plus Vanessa and Sarah from Nuffnang headed down to Peko Peko, South Melbourne on a gorgeous sunny Saturday for lunch. Peko Peko brands it’s cuisine as modern Asian. With options of dining in, or take away, it seems to be a popular place with the locals. Jack, the owner is also […]

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Eating Out: South Melbourne Markets

Yesterday I made my first trip down to the South Melbourne markets with Alana. She had been before and suggested we go potter around there and get the famous “South Melbourne Market Dim Sims” for lunch. Theses guys have been making dim sims for 60 years, and I’ve heard LOADS of people rave on about […]

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Eating Out: Olarndo Thai

Working in the advertising business, I come across a lot of restaurant menus used for leaflet distribution. We received leaflets for Olarndo Thai quite some time ago, and it looked like a very swish place to have dinner, so I held onto the menu until there was a special occasion. The special occasion was Chinese […]

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