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NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS @ HYDE PARK NORTH

The night Noodle Markets held annually in Hyde Park north, sponsored by the Sydney Morning Herald as part of its Good Food month, is one of the most popular culinary events in the Foodies calendar.

A balmy night, a live band, fairy lights and a full palate of Asian foods proved an irresistible draw to the huge crowds raging from hipsters to families. In fact, on the weekend that I attended it was too popular as everywhere there were large queues with a waiting time of up to half an hour.

The festival runs until October 23 and I would suggest if you are interested that you go during the week as weekends too congested.



All images by Ben Apfelbaum (c).

REAL FOOD PROJECTS – 30 SKILLS, 46 RECIPES FROM SCRATCH BY KATE WALSH

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Author and mastermind of Real Food Projects, Kate Walsh.

If you’re in a pickle just thinking about what to cook for your next meal, there’s absolutely no knead to worry as Kate Walsh has all of your food dilemmas solved.

Walsh is a self –taught cook whose Real Food Projects was established in 2012 teaching the importance of supporting local producers through cooking seasonally. She has also created cooking schools.

Here’s some food for thought. There is a food revolution happening at the moment. Once eating patterns have been established, it can be difficult to alter them. Difficult –yes. Impossible –no with Walsh’s easy to digest, well laid out and user –friendly cookbook. Continue reading REAL FOOD PROJECTS – 30 SKILLS, 46 RECIPES FROM SCRATCH BY KATE WALSH

5 TIPS ON CHOOSING AN ART PRINT FOR YOUR HOME

Now that you are ready to decorate your home and hang up some art work, here are some  tips to help you decide what to buy.

This is an opportunity for you to brighten up your home and give it your unique character. When deciding which prints to choose, you should consider where you propose to hang them to give each room character and style.

The Living Room:

This is  the heart and soul of your home and the room most frequented by your friends and family. The art prints can  be conversation pieces, reflect your personality or some aspect of your past life, like travel or hobbies,  or just be like wall-paper to cover blank spaces on the walls. The choice is yours. There is a vast variety of artwork to choose from, ie abstract or realistic, travel scenes of faraway places, sporting scenes with sailing boats or seascapes suggesting action and vitality.

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Catmosphere Cafe @ Surry Hills

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If you are an aurilophile (cat lover) and like good coffee this is the place  for you .Cat people of the world

Catsmosphere is a sci-fi concept café global franchise that combines cats and coffee. Brilliant. Their mission: to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no feline has gone before .The latest branch has just landed in Sydney opening on July 25. It is very  conveniently located in Foveaux Street near Central Station and is next to Fish Place café ( most appropriate ).

Catmosphere is now international. It began it Changmai in Thailand and there are several branches around the world. Continue reading Catmosphere Cafe @ Surry Hills

Sydney Antiques Fair @ Royal Randwick Racecourse

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The AAADA Sydney Antiques Fair comes to Royal Randwick Racecourse 27-31 August – a fabulous annual feast for collectors and art-lovers alike!

The Australian Antique and Art Dealers’ Association (AAADA) Fair offers for sale the finest and most diverse range of fine art and antiques in one place, at one time at this annual event in Sydney.

The AAADA fairs are Australia’s only international quality fairs and every item is fully vetted for authenticity and backed by the reputation of Australia’s finest antique and art dealers.

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