Archive for June, 2008

Watermelon Curry

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Watermelon Curry. Half a small watermelon or quarter of a large one. 4 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 pinch turmeric powder. 1 tsp cumin seeds. 6 – 8 cardamom pods. 1 tsp hot chili powder. 1 cup coconut milk. Peel the watermelon and cut the flesh into bite-sized cubes. Fry the garlic, cumin seeds and cardamom […]

Blu-Ray : Why is it going no where

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Blu-Ray why is it not gaining consumer traction, quite franky I believe the answer is really quite simple and the studios are somewhat retard for not waking up and making this format the DVD killer that it could be – PRICE. Currently those studios that are bringing their back catalogue to market are tying to […]

Wirra Wirra – “Sparrows Lodge” Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

This Cab Sauv from Wirra Wirra is a fantastic drop. I think it deserves a phwoar 😉 Seems the 2006 goes for $30/btl I’d suspect that I got mine on sale somewhere for around the $20 mark but I still think it would be worth $30AUD as price of admission. The nose is fantastic and […]

The joys of a good drop of wine.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

It seems that having the occasional drop of red wine could really be good for you.  The catch is that it seems the resveratrol is something that is very helpful for your health and diet and can be found in red wine (albeit in small quantities) yet not so much in white wine. So don’t […]

Itty bitty PC’s – not quite right

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Now with the common availability of wireless internet connection over 3G phone networks having a portable computer is now feasible for many people there seems to be a dearth of decent portable computers to suit my needs Things like the eeePC from ASUS seem almost ideal but there are a few issues with it – […]