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20 Sep
Competition #5: Just Desserts

Competition #5: Just Desserts

We’ve done soups, slow-cooking and Greek food, but at The Melting Pot we’ve noticed something – our side compartments are still empty. You know, that other stomach to the...

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16 Aug
From Iran with Love: Sahar’s Persian Dinner Party

From Iran with Love: Sahar’s Persian Dinner Party

I usually only read about Iran in the newspapers, in that usual collage of an embattled nuclear program, oppressive government and international sanctions. Then one meets Sahar...

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9 Aug
Penny Cai’s not-boring breakfast: Singaporean chwee kueh

Penny Cai’s not-boring breakfast: Singaporean chwee kueh

Melbourne’s loss was Sydney’s gain when Jeroxie food blogger Penny Cai recently left Victoria’s capital for its northern rival. No, we’re not establishing...

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4 Aug
A star-kissed, slow-cooked lamb

A star-kissed, slow-cooked lamb

During its 2010 run, I had more than a few laughs watching Victoria Thaine as Janie Spanner in her online MasterChef Reject series. The low-budget production dished up the whole...

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20 Jul
Belgian Chocolate Truffles, Straight from Bruges

Belgian Chocolate Truffles, Straight from Bruges

Belgian National Day is upon us on July 21st, so in accordance, we thought of the first edible craving that popped into our food-fuelled minds – Belgian chocolate (followed by...

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