Archive for January, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year! Today is not only Australia Day but also Chinese New Year. Luckily we got the day off so I can experiment with some Chinese cooking. Usually we do Chinese New Year dinner with family at some big seafood restaurant but this year we’re kind of on our own. So to keep […]


So over this Australia Day weekend my friend Em and I decided to make some impromptu scones when one of the boys said “I’ve been craving scones for weeks!” Random, I know, but it ended up being a great snack/dinner since we had a variety of jams to choose from. It also went along with […]


I know it’s a bold statement, “World’s Best Guacamole”. BUT, if there’s so many places that claim to have the world’s best pizza and world’s best chili burger and world’s best coffee… why can’t I? Actually, it’s probably not the world’s best guacamole – it’s just a damn good traditional guac. And I named it […]


Apologies for the funky stuff going on around the site. I’ve finally gotten around to merging VANILLA LATTE with “another one of these”. Originally, I had started this blog as just a rant space but it’s since turned into my food and travel blog. And it only makes sense for this to be VANILLA LATTE, […]


So it’s day one of 2009. I thought I’d try something a little different and somewhat complicated. Well, it wasn’t as bad as I thought, in fact it was really easy! Okay so this is more like my version of chicken cordon bleu because of the lack of ingredients in the fridge. Traditionally, you’re supposed […]