Peking Duck for busy people


Peking Duck is a dish that you fall in love with.

World famous from Beijing, crispy roast duck is sliced with a high skin-to-meat ratio and eaten with spring onion (scallions), cucumber, hoisin (or plum) sauce and wrapped in thin Chinese pancakes. Think of it as Chinese duck tacos.

Shared with others, you usually get 2-3 pieces per person as a starter dish. It may be frowned upon to scoff 10 pancakes and call it a meal, but would you judge me if I said I did exactly that twice for this post? Let’s call it “research purposes”.  Continue reading

A Healthy Loaf


This is not a sponsored post but the products mentioned were provided  free for review purposes. All tasting notes are completely our own.

A basket of bread

When a basket of fresh bread arrived on our doorstep, The Koala happened to be home alone. He confessed to me later that he wondered if the bread was part of a blog giveaway and perhaps he shouldn’t eat the bread. But his inner bread fiend won and he went ahead and helped himself to the bread.

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Monday Bunday: Jermaine Rogers



US artist Jermaine Rogers has just released a new vinyl figure of a knife-weilding rabbit titled “Choices”.

“This 8 inch vinyl figure strikes an alert pose, wide-eyed and aware. Our little bunny must make an important choice…and he holds the instrument to carry out his decision. What bunny’s choice is and what the implications of his decision will be is for you to decide. ‘Choices’ (regular edition) figure is limited to 500 pieces worldwide.”

The Koala and I have quite a collection of rabbit shaped vinyl toys already, but I want this one so bad!

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