The Epicure Store, Camden

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Through random Google searches and flicks through various issues of In Macarthur Magazine I first found the Epicure Store in Camden. I grasped a good idea of their services – sellers of cheese, tea, antipasto, oil and vinegar, sourdough bread, handmade cookies, muesli and granola, and raw honey etc etc (according to their website) which surely was good enough to drag me there. It wasn’t until, however, I happened to walk past it on my way back from the Camden Fresh Produce Markets one time that I found it and had to have a peek inside finally. I won’t spoil the details just yet, but can I just say upfront WOW! Not only is this place packed to the brim with bundles of delicious gourmet goodies, the actual goodies they sell are second to none. I have travelled to the Hunter Valley, Blue Mountains and the Sydney Good Food and Wine Show to hunt down particular goodies (Whisk & Pin muesli, The Gourmet Nut Company, and Bruny Island Cheese to name a few) when I could’ve actually driven 20 minutes down the road on any day of the week to get the same goods. On top of all that, they have a café – a quaint and divine experience where you can take the ‘epicure’ further and try out the produce they sell. I just had to drag my gorgeous partner back to make sure we got a proper chance to try out the café for brunch.

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The shop itself is rather small and tightly packed with limited seating on the front veranda of the store. The lady who runs the store is just delightful and helpful and pretty much steers the whole ship herself very impressively!

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The menu although “small and simple” is certainly fabulous. A beautiful selection of breakfast and lunch items – fancy cheese toasties (we’re talking with fillings of blue cheese, gruyere cheese, truffle salt, haloumi and quince jam), salad, soup, platters, gourmet toasts and granola. A really interesting feature of the menu is that they don’t serve coffee. What!??!! I know…. But can you believe that I didn’t even notice, and more importantly I didn’t mind at all, not with the absolutely delicious hot drinks on offer – chai tea, DIY Belgian hot chocolate, spiced raw hot chocolate….plus a terrific selection of T2 teas. They also have a little disclaimer at the bottom of their menu just to explain why: “We know espresso is an art, and our little cottage does not have the space for a canvas. We don’t serve coffee here, but we don’t mind if you BYO.”

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The menu looked so appetizing and I kind of wanted a bit of everything. I was tossing up between the soup of the day (lentil and chickpea) or one of the fancy toasties. In the end I chose the blue cheese toastie with fig jam and rocket along with the chai tea – blend of black tea with traditional spices and raw honey. Big Bear had the Plougman’s Lunch consisting of cheddar, gruyere, cold meats, chutney, figs and sourdough bread plus the spiced raw hot chocolate – organic cacao drinking chocolate with vanilla and cinnamon.

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Blue cheese toastie with fig jam and rocket ($8.50)

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Chai tea - blend of black tea with traditional spices and raw honey

Chai tea – blend of black tea with traditional spices and raw honey ($4.00)

Big Bear and I were so pleased with all the food and drinks – arrived promptly and with such a personal touch. I’m not a huge fan of blue cheese to be honest but I’ve been doing better in handling and adjusting to it over the years. The toastie was gorgeous! A mostly sweet flavour and the blue cheese was so subtle and didn’t overpower the sandwich. The chai was frothy, spicy but not too heavy on the spices. Big Bear’s platter was equally impressive. A generous selection of cheese (from Tasmania and New Zealand), meat, bread and local condiments. He informed me that they had run out of gruyere cheese but was offered brie instead. The brie went really nice with the chutney and Big Bear ate the prosciutto and ham faster than he realised he could’ve made a sandwich out of them!! (that being said, you can totally make a sandwich out of it all as well when you’re there). The vintage cheddar was strong and crumbly and paired nicely with the sweet, syrupy figs and the sweetness of the chutney. The hot chocolate (although not too hot) came with a side of marshmallows and cinnamon stick (so cute!) and had a beautiful spice flavour.

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Plougman’s Lunch – cheddar, gruyere, cold meats, chutney, figs and sourdough ($16.00)

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Spiced raw hot chocolate – organic cacao drinking chocolate with vanilla and cinnamon ($5.00)

All in all a beautiful, local experience of quaint country café dining in Camden. Definitely need to come back and try some more items from the menu I had my eyes on. You can also take home a range of delightful goodies from their store out back – cookbooks, aprons, pancake mix, nuts, fresh bread, tea, cheese, tea cups, sweets, jams, spreads…..so much going on!

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“Our fresh lunches are carefully prepared using a selection of our specialty cheeses, sourdough bread, local produce and gourmet ingredients from our shelves. Our menu is small and simple but delicious, and is updated regularly according to seasonal produce and cheeses.”

Local and imported goodies. No coffee? Don’t worry, we have spiced chai and raw hot choc.

The Epicure Store

Camden Cottage, 39 John Street, Camden NSW 2570

02 4655 4336

hello@epicurestore.com.au

Monday – Wednesday: 9.00am – 5.00pm; Thursday – Friday: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday: 9.00am – 4.00pm; Sunday: 10.00am – 2.00pm

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“Green banana’s” smoothie

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I’m always trying to find new and interesting ways of adding veggies into my everyday eating. I’m happy to say that this delicious smoothie gets me off to the right start for the day. It also gives me an awesome injection of essential nutrients first thing in the morning – fibre, iron, vitamin C, potassium, protein and calcium.

Ok…so there are no actual ‘green bananas’ in this smoothie I whipped up over the weekend. I guess it’s more the ‘vibe’ of the drink.

Many of the smoothies I make are a bit of a blend of leftovers lying in the fridge, freezer and/or pantry (i.e. no strict measurements observed). This was a little experiment which worked out deliciously well. And, it’s almost vegan for you vegans out there (sans honey).

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Ingredients

  • Handful or more of baby spinach
  • 1 small green pear
  • 1 banana
  • Handful walnuts
  • Handful bran
  • 1 cup soy milk (I used Vitasoy  Soy Milky Lite)
  • Squeeze of honey (teaspoon)
  • Water, as needed, to blend

Whizz up everything in a blender and enjoy.

I love the creaminess and the flavours and textures in this smoothie. Sweetness from the banana and pear which lightens up the bitterness of the baby spinach, nuttiness from the walnuts, and creaminess from the soy milk. I usually include bran as well to increase my fibre intake and to add a slight crunch to the smoothie.

The smoothie is also fairly cold itself from the milk, but you can add some ice cubes or use chopped up frozen bananas instead.

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Lentil as Anything, Newtown

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I have always wanted to go to Lentil as Anything since I first heard about it many years ago. I got my chance when in St Kilda Melbourne about a year ago. Hearing there was a new branch opening in Newtown Sydney, I was there. Big Bear and I went there mid-week. This isn’t your average place to eat. The most distinguishing feature is that there are no prices. You don’t get handed a menu with the price of what each item is. You can literally go in, eat and pay nothing. Alternatively, you could pay $50. You choose! There is a ‘contribution box’, however, so the ethos of the place isn’t really ‘come in here to get a free feed’. It’s a really interesting concept and I won’t go into the debate about how they can keep running financially after all these years, but the place definitely attracts a crowd for it not to be in perpetual bankruptcy.

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So we were counting the numbers along King Street and kind of walked right past it and looked at each other in confusion. At this point I wondered whether I dragged Big Bear to yet another one of my odd, must-try-restaurants-because-it-sounded-really-cool-but-I’m-not-sure-if-it’s-real-cause-the-website-hasn’t-been-updated-in-a-while, the-phone-is-disconnected-or-it-just-doesn’t-exist. The signage isn’t obvious so keep your eyes peeled. It’s fairly centrally located in Newtown, a short 10 minute walk up from Newtown station. All that said, it has very very recently changed address, so maybe you will have more luck that me.

I have to give you a warning though in terms of what to ambience you should expect. If you want a ‘quiet night’ or ‘romantic dinner with the partner’ choose somewhere else. Or, on a different point, if you’re not happy to go vegetarian or vegan for the night your choices will be a significantly if not completely limited. On the contrary, if you are happy to shuffle onto different seats at different stages of the night to make room for extra people, aren’t too socially awkward to turn strangers into acquaintances, and don’t mind getting all cosy with others, this is the place for you! 100% community oriented so just breathe it in.

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Warm spiced chai

So once we actually found the place and were informed outside to wait to be seated, we walked into a loud, buzzing and almost full to the brim room. At 6.30pm it was nearly at capacity. We received some water and warm spiced chai on arrival and were told about the menu for the night. 3 items – a burger, moussaka or curry. The chai was lovely. The first sip gives a great flavour and then you’re hit with a strong punch of cinnamon and cumin.
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The menu is slightly different every night. I would recommend following their Facebook page for updates on the latest. Some dishes you might be lucky enough to sample:

  • Baked sweet potato gnocchi with green vegetable and pesto salad
  • Chunky silverbeet, chickpea and tomato curry with rice pear chutney and poppadums
  • Pumpkin and green bean tagine with apple and shallot infused cous cous
  • Warm organic quinoa wombok salad with sprouts, nori and sesame served with a tahini and miso dressing
  • Sliced apple topped vanilla cake with ginger caramel sauce

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From the choices, Big Bear had the open lentil burger with hand cut chips and pickled vegetables and I had the lightly spiced pumpkin and tomato moussaka with mixed grain garlic bread. In the meantime, Big Bear was off making friends with people he’d just met and we both enjoyed the music of a live and loud duo hitting up some acoustic tunes, who I found out to be known as the ‘Investment Buskers’. I think at this stage we also had to move at least once to make some more room on our table for others who showed up.

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Open lentil burger with hand cut chips and pickled vegetables

The meals arrived rather quickly. Big Bear said the wedges were hand cut, cooked wonderfully and seasoned well. The burger itself was nice but more of a half burger since it was a pattie sitting on one piece of bread! The nature of the pattie being fairly crumbly made it somewhat difficult to eat. But the taste was great and it came with a tomato salsa on top which blended well with the burger. The pickled vegetables were basically a coleslaw. Portion size was good and it didn’t detract from the rest of the dish. Overall, he said it was a good portion size and the food was definitely of quality right down to presentation.

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Spiced pumpkin and tomato moussaka with mixed grain garlic bread.

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The moussaka presented really nice as well with bases of pumpkin, tomato and eggplant. Flavour was a little bit lacking however (a sentiment I think shared with a fellow patron who ordered the moussaka and asked for the salt) but the meal was filling. Half of my bread was unusually burnt as well.

Service was great. All the waiters and waitresses were really nice and didn’t mind stopping and having a chat. The clientele is also a spectacle in itself. Hipsters…hipsters everywhere…You gotta see it to believe it!

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The slide downside to the night was that I was hoping for some dessert. The menu posted onto their Facebook page earlier in the week spoke of delicious coconut rice pudding with caramel sauce. But they were out!!! *Sad face* I’ll need to come back to sample a bit more of the menu I feel.

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Pay as you please. Communal. Hippie. Newtown as its finest.

Lentil as Anything, Newtown 

391 King Street, Newtown, NSW, 2042

12.00-3.00pm Lunch and 6.00-9.00pm Dinner

02 8283 5580

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No-Bake Vegan Superfood Balls

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The. Ultimate. Superfood. Treat. It’s safe to say nearly everyone is on the superfood bandwagon now, and this recipe includes quite a few of the classics – chia seed and quinoa, along with some delicious foods cherised by vegans – medjool dates and nut butter, with some cocoa to add that hint of bitter sweetness. This is a super healthy and tasty snack to have mid-morning or as a little afternoon boost with a simple tea or coffee. Credit goes to a recipe I found trawling through some recipes Jamie Oliver has put together for Woolworths, with a few fancy alterations of my own. The texture is also awesome – soft and chewy from the dates and quinoa, with some crunch from the chunky peanut butter and chia seeds. Healthy, delicious….what more can I say?

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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup quinoa
  • 150g pitted medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 1 cup peanut butter or other nut butter of your choice (I used Sanitarium’s natural crunchy peanut butter –  contains only 100% roasted peanuts and nothing else)
  • 2/3 cup almond meal
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • Topping to roll the balls in – desiccated coconut, cocoa powder, melted dark chocolate, chopped nuts – be creative!

Essential kitchen items

  • Food processor
  • Large lined tray

Makes approx. 25-30 balls.

Preparation

  1. Cook the quinoa according to packet instructions. This will take around 10-15 minutes. Personally, I find the stove method works better, although I wish my microwave could handle quinoa a bit more! Once it’s cooked, scoop out the quinoa and leave to cool down in another pan/bowl.
  2. Process the dates and boiling water in a processer until a thick paste forms.
  3. Once processed, add in all remaining ingredients (except the toppings) and process well until it is thoroughly combined. At this stage the mixture should be soft, somewhat spongy and will hold its shape when moulded.
  4. Using damp hands, roll the mixture into balls, then coat with your favourite topping. Place onto a lined tray, then the fridge to chill.

These will keep well in the fridge in an air-tight container for 2-3 days.

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July Reviews

Read my reviews for June? Here are my one’s for July!

The hobbit

The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkein (1937)

A classic novel if there ever was one. I was a bit hesitant to read The Hobbit initially, fearing that it would be a near mirror of the collectively sighed upon Lord of the Rings trilogy. But assumptions aside, this novel was fantastic. Such an easy to read, enjoyable book with all the twists and turns necessary in a fantasy quest.

The Hobbit follows the story of hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who is tricked by the wizard Gandalf to act as the ‘burglar’ on an expedition alongside over a dozen dwarves who are on a journey to steal treasure guarded by the dragon Smaug. Along their journey many a mythical creatures are encountered, such as trolls, goblins, giant spiders and the infamous Gollum. This is also the first encounter we get with “the ring” and only receive a mere glimpse into it, mainly its invisibility features, which Bilbo uses on his escape from the creature Gollum.

The language of the book is really easy to follow and the interactions between all the characters adds a nice light heartedness despite the weariness along the journey. You can definitely see the myriad of directions the plot can take following The Hobbit, mainly because of the sheer scale and detail of the world Tolkein has set up, and the number and variety of characters and creatures encountered. A little frustrating in the book, however, was Bilbo’s constant longing to return home with his fireplace, late morning starts, hearty breakfast and baths. Compared to many of the other characters, he was usually the main sort of complaint. But other than that, I guess I’m going to have to start on The Lord of the Rings after all. I will brace myself! It can’t be that different…really?

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain (1876)

The ultimate tale of boys and adventure. The story follows the mischief and nuisance making of young Thomas Sawyer who grows up along the Mississippi River. Whether he’s at school, home, church or generally out and about, Tom is always running amuck with his friends and acquaintances – trading possessions, unknowingly poisoning animals, playing pirates and Indians, breaking girls hearts, running away from home, pretending to fall in love, digging for buried treasure, using “meowing” as a secret code to sneak out at night, smoking and drinking, and even attending their own funeral. Early on in his adventures, Tom meets Huckleberry Finn, described as being the ultimate cool kid – not giving a damn and completely rebellious with no one of authority to report to. You get the feeling that Tom secretly wants to be just like Huck and share his nomadic coolness. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are also a direct sequel to this novel, published later on in 1884. Must get onto reading that one shortly.

The story has a lot of twists and turns and has the full spectrum of general mischief making to the extent that they are caught up in a wide-scale missing persons search and court proceedings. The language is mighty cute too. Set in the American South, phrases like “I’ll learn you” (I’ll teach you) or “I’ll lick you” (I’ll beat you up) are riff throughout the book and might take you a few goes to understand what’s going on. I would recommend definitely reading this book if you want to read an old charming classic that has stood the test of time and can definitely be reimagined in a contemporary space.

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Contest – Matthew Reilly (2000)

For the Read3r’z Re-Vu theme of Architecture for July, it took me a bit of a long, hard think of a cool, not so highly reviewed, book to review, which had something to do with architecture (does anyone have some good ideas!?) Anyway, this book popped into my mind! I picked up a second-hand copy of Matthew Reilly’s Contest at Elizabeth’s Bookshop, mainly because the author was gonna be in town doing a book signing. Sadly, I hadn’t actually read the book before the signing. Even sadder, I didn’t know a thing about Matthew Reilly – his genre, his style of writing, his audience…what he looked like! Australian and famous are good attributes to know…right? Reading the back cover, I recalled the book referring to a library and thus read the whole thing. Incidentally, the book is also Reilly’s first novel which he funded himself to get published.

After reading this book, wow, did I get a good understanding of his genre! Can I say in the outset that it is absolutely hilarious. So this library right, specifically New York library, is the main site for a ‘contest’ between the protagonist Dr. Stephen Swain and aliens from outer space – you read right – seven life forms from somewhere intergalactic battling in a ‘contest’ known as the Presidian, and fighting until one is left standing. Apparently this ‘contest’ has been held for many years and Dr. Swain by random happens to get caught up in it all with his young daughter. He’s guided through the quest and learns all the tips and tricks to use via his actual guide (and alien!) Selexin.

To be honest, if I had previously heard the plot of this book I would’ve been like nooooo way, this is not me. But tell you what, it was so enjoyable, so easy to read, fast paced and actually kept me engaged for the whole thing. The language is also a joy. I love Reilly’s constant use of italics in the novel for emphasis: “the Karanadon, crouched on one knee, slowly rising to its full height. Right behind Holly!” Or: “He listened in the silence. The silence.” Okay, so I don’t think this book is going to be winning any major literary prizes soon, but it’s a great quick read and if you do actually like that genre, go for it!

Amoretti’s

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Amoretti’s in Abbotsbury. Again, the South-West is giving itself a little nudge in the cool culinary direction, and it’s only a 10 minute walk from Big Bear’s house. But despite this, we still decided to drive, mainly because we were headed for breakfast/brunch and service was gonna be over real soon (hey, it was Sunday, can’t blame the sleep in).

Located in Western Sydney Parklands, specifically Plough and Harrow Park, Amoretti’s has been there for a little while now (I used to jog around the area and has seen it transform quite a bit over time) and is also located in Chiswick if you’re ever in that area and want to pop in. Amoretti’s distinguishes itself as specialising in seafood, pizza and tapas, with a wine bar, and offers meals all through the day. Parking is plentiful – it has to cater for a popular and growing public park after all.

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We walked in and were informed by the waitress that yes we had made it in the nick of time for breakfast (woo!). We decided to not book ahead and we were lucky that it wasn’t bursting at the seams when we got there. We were shown to a small two-seater table inside and provided with menus. Seating is mostly indoors, with an attached and enclosed alfresco area and an outdoor area with metallic seating.

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If you know me by now, you know I love my muesli (had some delicious Farmer Joe muesli at Alby & Esther’s in Mudgee a little while ago), so alas, I chose the muesli with banana, strawberries and yoghurt off the menu. Big Bear is a tad more refined than me when it comes to breakfast, and had the eggs benedict consisting of poached eggs with hollandaise sauce and baby spinach on Amoretti’s freshly baked organic bread and choice of smoked salmon. For drinks, I had a soy cappuccino and Big Bear a full cream latte. It was a little bit of a wait on the coffee, but this was acknowledged by our really nice waitress.

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Muesli ($10.50)

The muesli was a nice sizeable portion. I also got asked what type of milk I would like and chose soy. There must have been a bit of confusion in the delegation of tasks over milk served to customers because whilst I received a tiny jug of soy milk from the head waiter/possibly owner, a second later the waitress arrived with a large teapot of regular milk. So now I have two different types and sizes of milk (?) Oh well. More for me. Back onto the muesli…it had a lovely combination of oats, bran, sunflower seeds, pepitas, raisins, dried apple and craisins topped with strawberry yoghurt and slices of banana, strawberry and rockmelon. Yum, yum! Overall, great quantities of each element and quite a hearty muesli to satisfy my brunch needs.

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Eggs Benedict ($19.00)

Big Bear enjoyed his eggs benedict too. He said the poached eggs were well cooked, the salmon was fresh and the just baked bread was lovely. He did, however, wish that there was a little more balsamic glaze and hollandaise sauce going on the plate. Portion size was decent too. The coffees were good and pretty standard when it comes to café coffee.

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Afterwards, we went for a lovely walk around the parklands. Heaps of walking tracks and a recently renovated playground area, kinda overrun by small children, so there’s no chance of getting bored here. There are also very large sheltered picnic areas with BBQ facilities, which you can either hire for an event, or get there super early in the morning and snag.

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Friendly and attentive staff. Dining in the park. Classic and comforting.

Amoretti’s

Located inside Plough & Harrow Park, Western Sydney Parklands

745-899 Elizabeth Drive, Cecil Hills, NSW, 2176

Breakfast: 8.00am – 11.00am (Saturday and Sunday only)

Lunch: 12.00pm – 3.00pm (Thursday to Sunday)

Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.00pm (Thursday to Sunday)

Bookings can be made on 0450 726 673 or (02) 8786 1777

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Harajuku Gyoza

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My good friend Edrea is always on the lookout for cool places to dine for post-work dinner. This time around we treated ourselves to Harajuku Gyoza in Potts Point. Famous for its Japanese dumplings (described on their website as being “Japanese dumplings of happy”), we trekked up Bayswater Road after work to satiate out dumpling fever. We booked for 6.30pm but arrived around 6.00pm and the restaurant was fairly empty at that time. The staff didn’t mind that we were a little bit early for our reservation. In fact, the staff were really nice throughout the whole evening – accommodating, responsive and enthusiastic.

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Browsing over the menu, the dishes always confuse me at these types of places as I can never quite anticipate the portion size and how much I’ll need to order or not order straight up. This all means that I’m invariably in a state of flux over deciding what to get. And often price doesn’t match up with portion size. Even from the photos I browsed while Googling beforehand, it was a bit tricky in determining comparative sizes of the dishes. The menu is split up between gyoza (little dumplings), side dishes like edamame and miso soup, izakaya dishes (tofu, eggplant, chicken), and dessert (nutella and banana dumplings).

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Amongst the group of us, we decided that we were going to order each of our meals individually and not do a system of just ordering everything and sharing it around. After much deliberation, I settled on the vege gyoza (grilled) ($8.00 for 5 pieces), miso soup ($3.00) and tempura eggplant ($6.00). Sporadically, parts of our meals started to be brought out. It wasn’t until a couple of minutes in that our waiter realised that we had each ordered our meals separately and weren’t going with the sharing thing (we ordered off someone different initially). We weren’t too fussed with this, but the restaurant specifically operates in bringing out one dish at a time, no matter whose it is, so FYI, if you’re expecting to eat all your little dishes at the same time.

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Grilled vege gyoza (5 pieces for $8.00)

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Miso soup ($3.00)

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Tempura eggplant ($6.00)

The vege gyoza had a lovely flavour. I couldn’t distinctively pick out what vegetables were used, it seemed to be a bit more of a mush or paste with some spice flavourings, but was really tasty. Although I mainly think that is attributed to the fact that I drowned it in soy sauce – absolutely love soy sauce and frankly would drink it straight out of the bottle! The portion size was reasonable, however for the price of $8.00 for 5 pieces it kind of doesn’t balance out too well. The miso soup was lovely with some spring onions and tofu. The most memorable and interesting dish of the night was the tempura eggplant. For a ‘side dish’ it was massive and was a main meal in itself – I am fairly sure it was a whole eggplant sliced up on a plate. The battered coat was quite light with a slight crunch. The syrupy sauce it was sitting in was really unusual, almost like a slightly thick maple honey. It was quite nice to begin with but after some bites into it became a little overpowering for a savoury dish. I found that what I had ordered was actually a decent amount – I was pretty full at the end – stuffed with salty and sweet.

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Cucumber and miso salad ($5.00)

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Chicken Karaage ($8.00)

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Raspberry sake

Edrea’s poached duck gyoza was equally as nice as the vege gyoza but she felt that the duck could’ve had a stronger flavour. On the plus side, the fried chicken (chicken karaage) with mayonnaise was delicious and was well on its way to being completely eaten and gone before I had the chance to take a photo of it. The cucumber salad with sesame seeds was also flavoursome. Not a fan of cucumber myself, I didn’t go there. Edrea felt a bit adventurous that night and also ordered the raspberry sake – a really strong and sweet hit of alcohol and fruity flavour. Others in the group didn’t quite get that ‘how much do I order/not order balance’ right, and had to order a few other accompanying dishes, mostly different flavours of the gyoza.

A really interesting and rather unusual feature of the restaurant was the choice of music. Contemporary, thrown in with some jazz and piano, then some dance tracks and a bunch of other things, in a way that kind of cuts through everything making it very noticeable. By the time we were towards the end of stuffing ourselves, I hadn’t even noticed that the restaurant had filled up considerably. If you’re there early enough, like we were, a booking wouldn’t be essential, but anything after 7.00pm would be necessary.

All in all, a delicious and filling experience, however Edrea didn’t think it was a big enough drawcard to warrant repeat visits.

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Sweet and salty. “Japanese dumplings of happy”.

Harajuku Gyoza

9-15 Bayswater Road, Potts Point, NSW 2011

Open 7 days for dinner and Wednesday to Sunday for lunch

(02) 9356 3834

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