Tag: seafood


I had never had Peruvian food, as such. But on eating at Ceviche in Soho, I had certainly had eaten very similar things before, so I’m not quite sure how authentically Peruvian their dishes are, or whether I eat a bit of Peruvian food on a regular basis without knowing […]

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The Amalfi Coast

I hadn’t been to Italy since 1997. I’d been in Italian waters, sick in my ship’s cabin whilst my friends frolicked and ate gelato earlier in the year, but I hadn’t set foot on gorgeous Italian land for far too long. All of that changed last week. An extended weekend […]

Prawn pasta

Prawn Tagliatelle

The picture doesn’t quite do these beauties justice, but they were the biggest prawns I have seen in my life. If you look at the fork, you might get an idea as to how big they are. A simple lunch with high quality ingredients never fails. Sautée some cherry tomatoes […]

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Seamer Fisheries

After being in the UK for over four months now, it was finally time to have the infamous fish and chips. Seamer Fisheries, just a mere 50m from my door is reputed to have awesome fish and chips, and should set the benchmark for the classic national dish. “Would ya […]

Bella Venezia

For traditional Italian fare, Bella Venezia in Mooloolaba, is where to go. The menu abounds with choice and it would be hard to go past any dish with seafood, in this beachside locale. Serving real handmade pasta – you know that gorgeous tension you perceive when you sink your teeth […]

The Pantry

Situated on the foreshore of Sydney’s iconic Manly beach, The Pantry makes other lunch-with-a-view venues whimper with embarrassment. Easy to walk past and construe for a block of public amenities, The Pantry sits in a little booth right on The Esplanade. On an afternoon such as last Monday, cares melt […]