Culinary getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Kingscliff

Our hotel room

After our tour of Tropical Fruit World, we checked into our hotel — the Peppers Salt Resort & Spa in Kingscliff. Located in the idyllic beach-side community of Salt Village, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa is a mere 15-minute drive south of Gold Coast Airport. The resort sits right next to the pristine and uncrowded… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Tropical Fruit World

Fruit tasting platter

After breakfast at Kettles On Cafe, we were ready to begin exploring Tweed. Our first stop was Tropical Fruit World, a working farm that cultivates more than 500 species of exotic fruits. The subtropical climate and rich volcanic soils here makes the Tweed Valley (which is a volcanic caldera) an ideal location for growing an… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Breakfast at Kettles On Cafe, Kingscliff


Our Scoot flight landed in Gold Coast early on Saturday morning, about 8am. After clearing immigration, we were met by our friendly host Jayne of Aria Events & Entertainment. Naturally, the first thing we needed was breakfast. And there’s nothing like a hearty Aussie-style cafe breakfast to start the day! Jayne drove us to Kingscliff,… 

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Culinary Getaway in Tweed, Australia 2014: Flying to Gold Coast on Scoot


Many Singaporeans are familiar with Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast in Australia. But have you heard of Tweed? Located in northern New South Wales — just a little south of the Queensland border — the Tweed Shire is home to lush green fields, unspoilt beaches, stunning mountain ranges, and the magnificent Mount Warning. The beautiful, tranquil… 

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Hong Kong 2013: Yee Shun Dairy Company (Yau Ma Tei) 港澳義順牛奶公司

Steamed Milk

One of my must-eat missions in Hong Kong was Yee Shun Dairy Company’s famed steamed milk pudding. After trying, I’m delighted to say it’s really worth the trip! Ethereally smooth and light, this bowl of milk pudding is incredibly comforting. Its texture is even more delicate than our local tau huay 豆花. The pudding has… 

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