Monthly Archives: June 2015

Long time

Have not been buying coffee and breakfast from Fandango lately.  IMG_9235

Yummy pesto eggs on toast               IMG_9236

Quote of the Day:

Today will be one of those days that even my coffee will need a coffee.

Olinda Tea House

High tea at Olinda Tea House            001



Left: Mini Caesar salad with croutons, bacon bits, topped with Parmesan cheese

Middle: Mini pumpkin soup shot with sour cream and herbs

Right: Fruit cups with organic yogurt & berry compote



Gourmet ribbon sandwiches, assorted sweets and macarons and home baked scones served with raspberry jam & fresh cream008

After a yummy high tea, we had a walk at the National Rhododendron Gardens010




Quote of the Day:

Be with someone who won’t stay mad at you, who can’t stand not talking to you, and who’s afraid of losing you.


St Rose



We ordered:

1 X Corn fritters w/ wilted kale, house cured salmon, seasonal avocada, feta & dill mousse, poached egg AUD$18.00

1 X Beef burger w/ cheddar, tomato, leaves, avocado, herbed mayo on a brioche bun served with herbed seasonal chunky chips w/ a hash brown AUD$18.50

1 X Baked eggs w/ a pepperonata sauce, housemade dukkah, persian feta, fresh chilli and grain toast AUD$16.50



Quote of the Day:

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.


Family dinner at Gypsy and Pig tonight. IMG_9155

Thin sliced fresh tuna with special soy based dressing shaved parmigiano reggiano over the top AUD$18.00                                 IMG_9161

Daikon salad with kurobuta shabu shabu AUD$17.00IMG_9162

Deepfried crumbed scotch egg AUD$8.50IMG_9164

Slow cooked kurobuta belly & egg in sweet soy AUD$19.00IMG_9165

Stuffed chicken wing with kurobuta gyoza AUD$4.50eaIMG_9167

Inside out sushi roll with crumbed kurobuta eye fillet AUD$15.00IMG_9168

Sliced tender kurobuta belly & cucumber with special garlic soy Chinese style AUD$18.00IMG_9170

Katsu-curry Japanese style curry rice with crumbed kurobuta loin AUD$21.00IMG_9172

Hot stone cooked kurobuta belly & egg plant in Jap BBQ sauce on the rice & kimchi AUD$19.00                                         IMG_9173

An omelet containing kurobuta fried rice AUD$19.00IMG_9175

Quote of the Day:

Dear Diet,

Things just aren’t going to work out between us. It’s not me, it’s you. You are tasteless, boring and I can’t stop cheating on you.


Twenty & Six Espresso IV

Sit in breakfast at Twenty & Six Espresso today. IMG_9149

We ordered the sweet potato & pumpkin hash, kale, red quinoa, fried egg, pepitas, avocado, fetta & lime mash AUD$17.00                                     IMG_9152

And crispy confit pork belly, ham hock & chorizo cannellini beans, poached egg, spinach, toast AUD$20.00                                                IMG_9153

The portion of the 2 dishes was so big, I could finish 1 x Fandango and still feel okay, but 1 x this sweet potato & pumpkin hash, I felt as if I was about to throw-up. So full…

Quote of the Day:

I wish retail therapy was covered by my health insurance.