Monday, May 30, 2011

It's love!

Oh it's love at first sight! I love you forever "Sigh & Try" heel from Alannah Hill.

The Persian Restaurant

Graham and I checked out The Persian Restaurant on Saturday night. We were out walking in Coorparoo, not knowing where we were going to eat, and we found it tucked away behind the old Myer.

It definitely had a family owned atmosphere and host was lovely and chatty. The food was typical Middle Eastern cuisine, fresh with tasty, with lots of vegetarian options.
I can't remember all the names of the dishes we had, but we shared a trio of dips - hummus, eggplant and tzatyziki. Graham had a rice dish with dates, sultanas and saffron while I had a rice dish with eggplant and broadbeans. I love eggplant. Eggplant is the world's underrated vegetable.

For dessert we had a platter of Persian Sweers - choux pastries with rosewater syrup and crushed walnut rolls, finished off with Persian tea.

Delicious...but we ate too much....again!

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Happy 60th Mumsy!

Happy Birthday to my beloved Mumsy who turned 60 the other day. She's a super practical old bird and hates fuss. When we told her we flying up to Townsville for her birthday she said, "That's fine, but I don't want any surprise parties. I hate suprise parties. I don't want anything at all, we'll just go out and have dinner. You can only come up if there's no surprise parties - OK?"

So we organised this awesome surprise party. Friends and family from down the road to out of town came and while I thought I'd be grounded forever, you can tell Mum was pretty chuffed.

The Cake!

Happy 60th Birthday Ma!

Mum was a nurse in the 70s and one of her nursing colleagues brought these awesome old photos of their college days.

What a dish hey? Looooove those glasses!

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Wizz Fizz

Saw this the other day in the lolly shop at South Bank. Takes me back.  I didn't know they still made them. Happy days.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Pho 8

Awesome vegetarian noodle soup at Pho 8 in the Valley with the Bestie Bernice.