After a long week of being busy at work (the project I’m working on is winding up and all our hard work is coming into fruition) and being very sore, I am glad the weekend is here. I had such a long stay in bed overnight that my morning became five minutes into afternoon! It’s a cold miserable Melbourne day today too, and so I’m glad to be bundled up indoors about to work on the home stretch of my thesis.
I popped out for the newspaper and a fashion mag and some milk and mushrooms (going to make a gelatinous mushroom soup later on) and thought I’d have something breakfasty – eggs and salmon perhaps. My local shopping strip hasn’t impressed me with its cafes, but a few weeks ago I bumped into a friend from work who recommended a cafe that’s recently been taken over by new management. She strongly encouraged me to try it, and later that week I had apple smoked pork with poached eggs It was beautifully presented – a yellow flower atop the eggs. I couldn’t wait to eat there again.
I looked at the breakfast menu – all good – and turned the page to see a range of Mexican inspired lunch items. My eyes lit up! Oh gosh! A Mexican cafe in my local area!!
And here is what I ordered. Tacos filled with crispy pork belly and a creamy cabbage, pineapple, lime and coriander salsa, and bitey cheese. So good. And a very generous serving – two large tacos with plenty of pork. Warming and fatty and satisfying. Maybe the best tacos I’ve eaten so far.
And if I wanted to, I could walk off that crispy pork belly – the cafe is so close to me!