Being the school holidays, I often find it to be a rare treat to be in the company of just ONE of my kids.
The moment TWO kids are at their friend’s house, I say to my remaining child – Let’s go to a cafe von amazon musik downloaden!
Today I wanted to try out a new dish at Typika, in Claremont.
Unfortunately for me, I got stuck with my 6 year old story highlights. Don’t get me wrong, I love the little guy, but he just doesn’t LOVE trying out new and interesting dishes. He’s not a foodie. He just wanted chicken nuggets and chips filme von arte downloaden.
But of course, I totally ignored his request and ordered what I wanted to eat:
I had the Sticky Char Siu Pork Belly with steamed buns and pickles ($24) game guardian herunterladen.
The buns were absolutely perfect. They had a fresh, soft, top (not stale, leathery or crusty), with a springy and fluffy middle. They soaked up the sauce well, and they held their shape when stuffed with the filling microsoft office downloaden studenten. They were so lovely to eat!
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My son didn’t want any, so I ate them all!
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The char siu marinade had a delicious balance of sweet, salty and smoky flavours. The pork was fresh, tender, sticky and had an excellent ratio of fat download webuntis for free. It wasn’t overly salty, which is often the case when I eat it at Chinese restaurants. It was good.
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I also bought a coffee for myself and a honey joy for us to share.
When everything arrived, my son decided that he didn’t want any of the pork, or buns, or pickles, OR peanuts… so I ended up eating it ALL BY MYSELF! I felt like such a pig! I was so full.
The honey joy was really good too. It’s been years since I’ve eaten a honey joy! I remembered how much I enjoyed the sweet buttery, caramel stickiness, mixed with the crunchiness of the corn flakes.
My son ate half of it, and I managed to eat the other half, because I couldn’t bear to see it go to waste.
I’ve dined at Typika before – several times for both food and coffee – and I have always enjoyed the experience. Cheers Typika!