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Lunch at Almon Marina

How much can you eat in a day? Last Saturday, we dedicated the afternoon to clothes, shoes and bags, ended up buying none of those but we ate all that our hearts desired. … [Read more...]

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Fish and mushrooms risotto

This dish makes use of every bit of one whole fish. The flesh is filleted and grilled; the bones and head are boiled to make the broth for cooking the risotto. What kind of … [Read more...]

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Tropical suburban sunset

Naming cocktail drinks can be a headache. The easiest technique is to simply enumerate the ingredients, but 3 fruit juices + silver tequila = delicious cocktail drink doesn't … [Read more...]

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Luk Yuen updates its menu

Since Sam turned vegetarian, it's been a challenge eating out because we have to choose restaurants that serve both meat and vegetarian dishes. And by vegetarian, I don't mean … [Read more...]

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Macaroni with walnut sauce

So, over the weekend, I learned to make a no-cook lacto-vegetarian sauce based on a recipe in The Silver Spoon. Walnut sauce (salsa di noci) is made with crushed walnuts, … [Read more...]

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Warm-me-up coffee

It's raining, cold and dark... Steaming hot coffee needs something more to really warm me up today. This drink has coffee liqueur, white creme de menthe and dark creme de … [Read more...]