Month: November 2018

Perth’s Penguin Island in photos

Perth’s Penguin Island in photos

Perth is famous for its quokkas on quokka island, a.k.a. Rottnest Island, but did you know that we also have penguins? In fact, we have the tiniest penguin species in the world, aptly known as Little Penguins, and they can be found on *drumroll please* […]

Tim Ho Wan, Perth – simple, good, and an unfortunate victim of its own hype

Tim Ho Wan, Perth – simple, good, and an unfortunate victim of its own hype

Tim Ho Wan’s arrival at Raine Square in Perth was heralded with much fanfare. Being awarded a Michelin star, its opening was a big deal to Perth. To me, its opening signalled that Perth was finally moving into the international foodie big leagues. Unfortunately, its […]

Recipe: Roasted tomato and garlic soup

Recipe: Roasted tomato and garlic soup

My husband makes an amazingly rich and flavourful tomato soup with just a handful of ingredients. This is an extremely well-balanced and customisable dish. Making it is a simple exercise in the art of balancing timing, flavour and texture. The first part of the recipe […]

P’tite Ardoise Bistro, Highgate – doing the classics, and doing them well

P’tite Ardoise Bistro, Highgate – doing the classics, and doing them well

When you mention good French food in Perth, P’tite Ardoise Bistro always comes to mind. This restaurant has been on my “to visit” radar for the last few years, but I’ve never found the opportunity to do so until recently. Tucked away in a little […]