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Santos coffee, wholefooods, sydney domestic terminal (T2) Santos coffee. Part of the hyper-retail-ising of sydney airport is this little healthfood outlet near baggage collection. Lots of healthy options, and even a range of sandwiches that they’ll toast as you wait for your bags. Coffee is quite good. Ready in a hurry,and a little too hot, […]
Biggles airport lounge, coffs harbour Vittoria coffee. Typical of the use of space in a regional terminal, this place sells wine and spirits, newspapers, magazines, cards and souvenirs. There’s a food court area where customers and travellers alike can eat, and there’s even limited table service. Coffee is delivered promptly: it has thick foam, and […]
Urban espresso lounge, coffs harbour Rio coffee. The red furniture calls out from the street, hinting that the place shows promise. A narrow range of well-executed menu options. Breakfast is served until 11:30. Seating outside is shielded from the sun by umbrellas. The coffee is fresh, with a thick milk, and a pleasing, full-bodied flavour.
toast There’s something about a well-toasted piece of bread: one of life’s simple pleasures. When I was working on recipes for a cooking website, the first one I made (complete with photos) was for Vegemite Toast. Sure, it may seem a simple thing, but in my travels, I’ve seen even such a simple recipe butchered… […]
Those of you who read this blog, and are familiar with the Rancilio Silvia Coffee Machine – is this a good price? I’m often asked for advice on what to buy as a first-time, home epresso machine. What would you recommend for someone who is buying their first espresso machine: the Silvia, or something more […]
Two good eggs, surry hills Campos coffee. 2/148 goulburn st, Surry Hills (enter via Brisbane St). I read about this place in delicious magazine, and had to check it out. The food looks extraordinarily good, and with its open plan kitchen, you can see everything being made as you wait for a takeaway order to […]
It’s been an unusual couple of weeks. While trying to upgrade my internet connection, instead of being upgraded, it was completely broken. What would I do with no internet access at home? As it turns out, many useful things. I take on more of the housework, I have the spare mental capacity to think about […]
For some reason, I’d never even considered how to make home-made crumpets, but, behold, a recipe.