Monthly Archives: October 2015

明日香亭

Dinner at Asukatei, ordered curry chicken rice, yakisoba and takoyaki.                                  IMG_1651

Quote of the Day:

Don’t sacrifice your peace trying to point out someone’s true colours. Lack of character always reveals itself in the end.

 

Ascot Food Store

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62 degree eggs w/ chives, shaved grana, pickled truffle, brioche soldiers AUD 17.50 02

Soft shell crab burger w/ sauce gribiche, poached tomatoes, watercress and a bowl of fries AUD22.00                                             03

Quote of the Day:

Life has an odd way of making things work out in the end.

Weekend Escape: Mount Macedon

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Ready to head off – bye bye hotel001

Lunch at La Bonta Kyneton                001_1

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Mr. Choi’s Gnocchi alla Peimontese – house made sebago potato gnocchi with Mclvor Farm pork cheek braised in Rosso di Rocca with crushed peas and Cloud Nine Farm grana padano AUD$29.00                               004

I ordered Risotto Primavera in Brodo – green pea risotto with Sher Wagyu carpaccio, crisp pancetta and morel mushroom pate finished with a gremolata broth AUD$32.00 *very delicious*                                                 005

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Duneira Estate                                       010

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Quote of the Day:

Reach as high as you can, and then reach a little higher. There you will find magic and possibility. And maybe even cookies.

Weekend Escape: Daylesford

Destination no. 1: Lake House          001

Unfortunately lunch was fully booked at Lake House.002

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Lunch at Larder                                    004

Baked eggs & wedges                         005

Big breakfast                                           006

Destination no. 2: Bromley & Co. – little art gallery / shop               007

Destination no. 3: Following the leads to Sister George Productions008

Lead no. 1: Keep going                       009

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Lead no. 2                                                 009_2

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Destination no. 4: The Convent Gallery                             012

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Destination no. 5: Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens              015

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Destination no. 6: The Blowhole                                          022

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Destination no. 7: Hepburn Mineral Spring Reserve025

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Destination no. 8: Dinner time                                             027

View from hotel                                     028

Quote of the Day:

I love my eyes when you look into them. I love my name when you say it. I love my heart when you touch it. I love my life when you are in it.