Simple surf’n’turf

It’s Anzac day. I did my grocery shopping in the afternoon and spied some steak and prawns and thought “I’ll have that for dinner”.

Pan-fried surf'n'turf. Steak and prawns with coleslaw.
Pan-fried surf’n’turf. Steak and prawns with coleslaw.
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Prawn scallop and speck fried cauliflower rice with mushrooms

Tonight’s blog post on Yummy Lummy features a prawn scallop and speck fried cauliflower rice with mushrooms recipe.

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Prawn Scallop Speck Fried Cauliflower rice. Gary Lum.
Prawn Scallop Speck Fried Cauliflower rice.
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Old fashioned prawn and crab sandwich

New year’s eve tea with Mum and Dad consisted of blue swimmer crab [also known as sand crab] (Portunus armatus) and blue endeavour prawns (Metapenaeus endeavouri) on Tip Top™ white sandwich bread with real butter, aioli, salt, and pepper.

Fresh endeavour prawns purchased from Morgan's seafood. Gary Lum.
Fresh endeavour prawns purchased from Morgan’s seafood.
Fresh blue swimmer crabs (sand crabs) purchased from Morgan's Seafood. Gary Lum.
Fresh blue swimmer crabs (sand crabs) purchased from Morgan’s Seafood.
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Sichuan Papa, Everton Plaza, Brisbane

Last night I went to Sichuan Papa at Everton Plaza in Brisbane’s north side.

Sichuan Papa has just opened a week or so ago. The people working are quickly developing their work flow. It wasn’t distractingly evident that the people working were getting into the swing of working in a new space.

The menu is broad, descriptive, and relatively easy to understand. What is lacking is a telephone number to make reservations for the future. I had to visit the restaurant in the afternoon to make a table reservation.

The restaurant’s Instagram account is open but messages are NOT answered. The menu suggests a Facebook page but I’m yet to find it. The website is also a fail (as of Monday 30 December 2019).

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