January 2014 archive

Executive Chef and Izumi chef with Raffles on Radiance of the Seas

A floating feast // Radiance of the Seas

Our little sailors have taken to cruising like seagulls to chips. Speaking of chips, the food on board Radiance of the Seas is fantastic. All 70 tonnes of it. Which incidentally is about what I’ll weigh after our cruise! There are so many dining options to choose from, it’s easy to find something to float […] Read more…

Raffles reviews: China Republic

At China Republic it is pretty dark and there are statues of warriors. It reminds me a bit of the place where Master Croc and Master Ox are locked up in Gonmen City in Kung Fu Panda. I love Kung Fu Panda and I love food so I think it’s AWESOME! While mummy and I […] Read more…

Swedish style meatballs

Viking invasion // Swedish Meatballs

Waking up with something hard and pointy poking into my back is a fairly frequent occurrence. And, NO it’s not what you’re thinking, you saucy minxes. Unless of course you’re thinking of a Viking helmet. And by Viking helmet, I actually mean a Viking helmet… oh, and a three foot long sword. Both attached to […] Read more…

Raffles at Mamak with a Kari Ikan

Raffles reviews: Mamak Chatswood

“Mamak is one of my favourite places to eat. I like everything about it.  The nasi lemak is so good I could eat it everyday – the rice is coconutty and the crunchy ikan bilis (anchovies) are like the best ever salty chips and I like the cucumber but I’m not so sure about the […] Read more…

Raffles Ioves Radiance of the Seas this much

High seas hi-jinks // Radiance of the Seas

“Avast me hearties, let’s commandeer the ice-cream machine” squeals rapscallion Raffles, as soon as we board Radiance of the Seas. His swashbuckling sibling, Sugarpuff, hearing only the words “ice” and “cream,” draws her imaginary cutlass in readiness to storm the soft-serve station with her roguish brother. I suspect my small scourges of the seven seas […] Read more…