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Blue Manna Bistro, Dunsborough – June 2019

July 18, 2019

This place sprung up a few years ago in the heart of Dunsborough where it quickly earned the reputation as a place to try. We had missed trying this place until now, visiting friends who live in Dunsborough. The reason is, it is predominately seafood and my husband is not really a fan of going to seafood restaurants. Whilst I would go to good seafood restaurants at a drop of a hat due to the fact that there really isn’t many, if really any good seafood restaurants around any more…..(please, I would welcome any recommendations). Continue Reading…


Pork and Morton Bay Bug Dumplings

April 26, 2018

I’ve shared with you previously three recipes for Asian dumplings. One day watching one of Marion Grasby’s post on her dumplings I got inspired to make a similar dumpling commonly known at dim sum/ yum cha houses as siu mai. I don’t usually steam my dumplings but during a recent house move we helped with, I’d inherited a bamboo steaming basket so that was another sign I had to give it these dumplings a good go. Continue Reading…

Restaurant Reviews


November 5, 2017

Some times, it is nice to get off the beaten track and discover a town out of the ordinary, somewhere that is not usually synonymous when you mention Spain. When you mention Spain, Barcelona, Madrid, Majora, Ibiza, Valencia, etc. comes to mind but not Girona, so it was nice to take a drive through the Spanish country side to this picturesque little town, even if it is just to dine at their world’s best, three Michelin starred restaurant.
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