Just looking at my KFC

What does a person do when she’s struggling to fight off a cold and resisting the need to go to bed early? She looks at photos of junk food – greasy, salty, deep-fried junk food. I think I’d be able to taste this if I ate it tonight, but tomorrow, given my rapidly-getting-more-blocked nose… who […]

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Work lunch – teriyaki chicken and rice

A takeaway lunch, eaten in the staff lunch room on a rainy day: teriyaki chicken, vegetables and rice. The chicken had its skin on and was pretty tasty, but there needed to be a lot more teriyaki sauce to soak into the rice. And more vegies would’ve been good too, more green beans especially. Having […]

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Bento – BBQ chicken, salad and French toast squares

A bento lunch I packed for myself – leftover barbecue chicken with salad (lettuce, carrot sticks, corn kernels, sweet gherkin pickle slices, red seedless grapes and the last of the corn kernels), Kewpie mayonnaise in a bear head-shaped container, and French toast squares. I didn’t pack any maple syrup to go with these French toast [&hel…

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Bento – sandwiches, fruit and salad

I decided to use up some of the leftover barbecue chicken to make sandwiches for our bento the next day. The sandwiches I made were: chicken, mayo and French mustard curried chicken English ham and Dijon mustard All the sandwiches had mixed salad greens in them. I also included a mini salad of lettuce and […]

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A picnic by the river

On a recent fine and sunny weekend, Jac and I decided to go for a walk and have a picnic by the river. We packed picnic things, food and ice packs in our very daggy but useful insulated shopping trolley and off we went. So here’s the picnic spread. From the left: Jarlsberg Light slices, […]

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Oooh, sprinkles! Cupcakes for work afternoon tea

Manager L brought cupcakes to work for afternoon tea. There’s something about sprinkles that makes me really want to eat a cupcake! And I love the festive polka dot serviettes that make an appearance every morning or aftertoon tea! The cupcakes were fluffy and soft and utterly enjoyable. The sweet icing was a perfect sugary […]

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TFP now on Facebook

I’ve created a Facebook page for The Food Pornographer. My blog posts will feed straight through via the Notes on my Page, and I plan to share little extra bits and pieces from time to time (kind of like what I do with my Twitter account, where you’ll get to read the odd thought or […]

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Polling booth sausage sizzle

In May, Western Australians voted in a referendum on daylight saving*. We wandered over to a polling place in the morning, one of the local primary schools. As we approached, we smelled the unmistakable aroma of fried onions and and heard the sizzle of barbecue. Fantastic – this would be breakfast! According to the signs, […]

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