Talijancich Wines

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This small producer in the Swan Valley turns out some marvellous fortified wines but also some impressive table wines, notably a relatively rare variety for WA, the Spanish grape, Graciano. The tasting room has shifted from the winery shed to a ...

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Jerry Fraser at Lot 20

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Bon vivant and oyster shucker extraordinaire, Jerry Fraser www.oystershucker.com.au  has landed at Lot 20 displaying his array of oysters, his shucking skills and his repartee each Wednesday from 3pm and on Friday from midday and we couldn’t be ...

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Moghul Chicken Curry

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Recently while lunching at Haweli in Northbridge my thoughts turned, as they often do, to curry recipes. Each year we host a curry night for family on Christmas Eve – so I need to keep my hand in before cooking up a storm for that looming ...

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Wine Store at Lalla Rookh

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Lalla Rookh located downstairs at 77 St Georges Terrace also has a great little wine store/bar attached to it – this can be entered off Sherwood Court or through the dining area in the main restaurant. The food from the menu in the restaurant is also ...

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John Kosovich Wines

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Founded in 1922, John Kosovich wines is one of the oldest wineries in the Swan Valley – and the oldest still run by the founding family- it has been turning out wines of great quality over an extended period, and simply exceptional fortified wines. ...

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Zucchini tart with leeks, red onions and capers

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I was searching around for something to cook for Lady FWO after a hard day at work (her, not me!) – I hadn’t been shopping so had a gander to see what was in the fridge and pantry. I found a couple of nice zucchini, a leek and a red onion. So what to ...

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Boatshed Restaurant

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Lady FWO and a bevy of beauties toddled off to the Boatshed Restaurant in South Perth yesterday where they had booked a table for the Melbourne Cup lunch held in support of Ros Worthington's fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care WA. My role in the ...

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Fish Barbeque

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Spring seems to have well and truly sprung….and so a young man’s fancy turns to…well I am not sure anymore…but a seasoned chap’s fancy turns to such delights as barbeques…sitting in our courtyard sipping one afternoon Lady FWO determined that I ...

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Upper Reach Winery

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I have been going to Upper Reach since Laura and Derek Pearse first opened in the mid 1990s. In the early days the tasting was done in the corner of the winery shed. Over the years this has been developed to include a restaurant (Broads), a dedicated ...

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Bassendean Hotel

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The shopping strip in Old Perth Road Bassendean has the potential to rival that of the revamped Maylands strip but has been rather run down in recent years with a tad too many real estate and settlement agencies and politician’s offices and not yet ...

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