Comments for Let's Get Fat Together http://fatboo.com Food, Travel, Friends. Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:23:56 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Comment on Thirty Eight Chairs by leaf (the indolent cook) http://fatboo.com/2015/07/thirty-eight-chairs-south-yarra.html#comment-320990 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:23:56 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20920#comment-320990 Ahhhhhhh I wish I still live in South Yarra. The pasta looks amazing.

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Comment on Qua’n 888 by leaf (the indolent cook) http://fatboo.com/2015/05/quan-888-footscray.html#comment-320989 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:16:30 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20900#comment-320989 Love that they go beyond the more common Vietnamese dishes typically served in Australia! The noodles look and sound fabulous.

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Comment on The Vertue of the Coffee Drink by Laura http://fatboo.com/2015/06/vertue-of-coffee-drink-carlton.html#comment-320818 Sat, 27 Jun 2015 07:04:16 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20875#comment-320818 ooh i want to give this one a go!

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Comment on Little Africa by kimmy liew http://fatboo.com/2014/05/little-africa.html#comment-320812 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:32:56 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=13828#comment-320812 How’s this compared to The Abyssinian?

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Comment on T by Luxbite by thehungrymum http://fatboo.com/2015/05/t-by-luxbite-tarts-melbourne.html#comment-320718 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:49:42 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20890#comment-320718 I’m kinda glad this place isn’t an easy walk from my office – would be #poor and #fat but #WorthIt

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Comment on Turnabout Bhutan by Sarah http://fatboo.com/2015/05/taktsang-tigers-nest-gangtey-bhutan.html#comment-320702 Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:15:04 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20780#comment-320702 I’ve really enjoyed reading your Bhutan series – it’s been fascinating to get an insight into a country so different from my own! Beautiful photos too. :)

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Comment on T by Luxbite by Curious Charlie http://fatboo.com/2015/05/t-by-luxbite-tarts-melbourne.html#comment-320536 Sun, 24 May 2015 10:19:02 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20890#comment-320536 You found the mango one! Summer edition? I haven’t seen this one around.

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Comment on Myanmar Voyage by Pep http://fatboo.com/2011/12/myanmar-voyage.html#comment-320520 Sat, 23 May 2015 11:01:43 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=181#comment-320520 I just came across your blog. Love the photos of Burma and I can guarantee that the food is absolutely delicious. I’m from Burma and not sure that I agree with you that it’s more Chinese – it’s definitely an amalgam of all South East Asian cuisines – more akin to Thai but without the sugar.

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Comment on Traditional Mooncakes (月餅) Recipe by Aline http://fatboo.com/2011/09/traditional-mooncakes.html#comment-320453 Thu, 14 May 2015 13:54:48 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=138#comment-320453 Hello! I’m about to embark on making mooncake in Melbourne too! Just a quick question, where did you get your lye / alkali water from?

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Comment on Kappaya Japanese Soul Food Cafe by leaf (the indolent cook) http://fatboo.com/2015/05/kappaya-japanese-soul-food-cafe-abbotsford.html#comment-320413 Sun, 10 May 2015 18:25:43 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20851#comment-320413 There are so many wholesome Japanese brunch cafes in Melbourne. Miss them so much!

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Comment on Self Preservation by Jane http://fatboo.com/2013/08/self-preservation-de-alleyway.html#comment-320401 Fri, 01 May 2015 08:20:05 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=11755#comment-320401 Agree this place has lots for it, but like your instagramer comments, found the service terrible. Such a shame.

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Comment on Kueh Bangkit Recipe (Melt-in-Mouth Coconut Cookies) by Jasmine http://fatboo.com/2014/05/kueh-bangkit-recipe-melt-in-mouth-cookies.html#comment-320069 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:55:24 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=13537#comment-320069 I tried to find the sago powder in the Indonesian groceries in Sydney but still can’t find it. Do you know anywhere in Sydney that sells it? Many thanks!

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Comment on Mystical Bhutan by Tashee http://fatboo.com/2015/03/bhutan-thimphu-tango-goemba-tashichho-dzong.html#comment-319940 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:29:58 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20547#comment-319940 @fatboo. It’s not hard to do individual travel in Bhutan. Travelers, single or in group, are always assigned licensed local guide. Only difference is that single traveler has to pay little extra or surcharge.

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Comment on Faraway Bhutan by Curious Charlie http://fatboo.com/2015/04/bumthang-bhutan-amankora.html#comment-319773 Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:51:47 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20699#comment-319773 Buhtan looks so different from any other place I’ve ever seen, so quiet and remote. Nothing like the big smoke!

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Comment on Faraway Bhutan by leaf (the indolent cook) http://fatboo.com/2015/04/bumthang-bhutan-amankora.html#comment-319712 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:28:39 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20699#comment-319712 So lovely, thank you for sharing. Even though it’s a different country, for some reason your post and photos brings back memories of my Nepal trip.

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Comment on Nora by leaf (the indolent cook) http://fatboo.com/2015/04/nora-carlton-cafe.html#comment-319538 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:40:08 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20722#comment-319538 The decor and the dishes look very lovely and inventive. The egg dish looks particularly up my alley. I miss the Melbourne food scene!

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Comment on Sichuan Hot Pot Spicy Paste Recipe (麻辣火鍋) by Fatboo http://fatboo.com/2014/08/sichuan-hot-pot-spicy-paste-recipe.html#comment-319395 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:03:53 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=19143#comment-319395 Sincere thanks for your positive feedback, glad the recipe is to your liking plus is forgiving to boot. Quite a good idea simmering the paste and then straining it away too! Shall take note!

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Comment on Why Travel? by Fatboo http://fatboo.com/2015/04/why-we-love-travel.html#comment-319394 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 03:02:40 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20642#comment-319394 Unfortunately I’ve never attempted that dessert, do love a good mango pudding myself too! :)

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Comment on Sichuan Hot Pot Spicy Paste Recipe (麻辣火鍋) by roxy http://fatboo.com/2014/08/sichuan-hot-pot-spicy-paste-recipe.html#comment-319296 Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:46:18 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=19143#comment-319296 Wow. I’ve made this twice already and it’s really, really great. (First time was for 25 people for Thanksgiving.) The second time I made this, I reduced the chilies in half, removed the sugar and added about a tablespoon of fermented bean curd and 1/4 cup chopped pickled mustard tuber into the paste mix. The cardamom and fermented black bean is definitely key in creating the right flavor, I just like mine additionally salty and pungent! Thank you for the recipe. It’s pretty flexible and forgiving, too :) We ended up cooking the paste with the broth, then straining it so there was no “floating” bark or peppercorns. I like both ways.

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Comment on Why Travel? by Spa Diva http://fatboo.com/2015/04/why-we-love-travel.html#comment-319287 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:11:21 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20642#comment-319287 Simon Reeves – he is just brilliant, and so brave! I know what you mean, he’s just got that right personality to bring the best out of people. Love his programmes.

Just a completely random question, do you know of a good ‘Mango pudding with sago’ recipe? Haven’t had that since I was in HKG 3 years back and since we will be getting the fruits in UK soon, it will be great to have a recipe at hand. Thanks!

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Comment on Why Travel? by Fatboo http://fatboo.com/2015/04/why-we-love-travel.html#comment-319234 Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:51:54 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20642#comment-319234 Thanks for your thoughts & kind words! So very true about knowing a little more about the lives of the locals, I tend to observe from afar but it’s so wonderful that you actually have the confidence to talk to them, which is something that I fall short with on my holidays mainly because it takes a fair amount of time before I grow comfy with strangers.

One the travel documenters that I admire watching is Simon Reeve, he has the uncanny ability to really understand and openly discuss about the cultural and socio-political problems in the countries that he visits. I wish I had even a fraction of his gentle empathy and open mindset.

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Comment on Why Travel? by Spa Diva http://fatboo.com/2015/04/why-we-love-travel.html#comment-319223 Sun, 12 Apr 2015 22:50:07 +0000 http://fatboo.com/?p=20642#comment-319223 Thanks sharing your travels data. My husband and I love to travel and are lucky enough to go twice a year at least. Our thoughts are that we only live once and you can’t take it away with you when you die, so why not?!
We love the whole experience of a holiday – from the moment we arrive at the airport to the arrival back home when you look back at your photos. The real highlight of our holidays are not the luxurious setting, the ‘wow’ factor pool, but talking to the locals and getting to know a little of their life. It always makes us appreciate what we have and how lucky we are.

Keep up with your blogs and thanks for all the fabulous recipes – especially loving the ‘traditional’ Chinese ones. My sister and I are having a great time making them and reminiscing our childhood days! :-)

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