Category Archives: Where I Love to Eat

A Taste of Niseko. By Anthony Bourdain.

After two days of snowstorms and limited visibility we had a glorious blue sky day today. Perfect for powder skiing. So we hit the slopes early and skied all over the resort from Hanazono to Annapuri. I have some wonderful … Continue reading

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Dinner at A-Bu-Cha. Sukiyaki. Traditional Japanese Beef Hot Pot.

My how quickly the weather can change. Yesterday it was unseasonably warm and raining. Today temperatures dropped to -10 C and a snow storm set in. As luck would have it the Hooded Triple Chair opened just as we reached mid station … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Ramen. Hirafu Village.

Its raining in the village today. It’s quite warm at zero degrees celsius  This is the first time in six years we have experienced rain. Usually its a snow storm or “brizzard” that puts the lifts on hold and gives … Continue reading

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Inspired by a Visit to Wombat Hill House Cafe. Roasted Carrot and Lentil Soup.

A glorious, golden Roasted Carrot and Lentil Soup inspired by our recent visit to the Macedon Ranges in the Victorian countryside.  This sweet, warming and very moreish soup is on the menu of Alla Wolf-Tasker’s newest venture the wonderful Wombat Hill … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Popolo. Zucchini Frittata with Mint and Pecorino

We all know that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, but how many of us skip breakfast because we’re simply not hungry or too busy to take time in the morning to eat? I remember … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea. Lavender Scones at Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm

Lavandula. The botanical name for the perfumed lavender plant.  Also the name of a glorious Swiss-Italian lavender farm located in Shepherds Flat, in rural Victoria. Ten minutes north of Daylesford, and just outside Hepburn Springs, Lavandula is a little slice … Continue reading

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