Chocolate Indulgence @ San Churro


Last Sunday, we went to the famous chocolateria in Fremantle - San Churro.

We are not fine chocolate connoisseurs but we do love to have chocolates such as Cadbury bars, Ferrero Rocher and Lindt's Lindor every now and then. So, basically 'fine chocolates' are kind of an uncharted territory for us.

Our housemates, Jules and FangYu joined us and by the time we reached, there was already a line of people queuing up at the ordering counter. As a rule of thumb - a queue for food can only mean good food. :)

The place was virtually packed and luckily for us, we managed to find two vacant tables but unluckily for us, each table can only fit 3 people. And there were 5 of us (including Percy who was on her way to meet us after work).

And so, we combined both tables ala mamak-style...and Voila! It's a table for 5 suddenly.

While the girls were busy taking photos (as usual), I was busy checking for time of the match between Chelsea and Man Utd that's kicking off later that night.

And here's an artwork on the wall depicting what I believe to be the man himself, San Churro and the ailing Queen of Spain on her sickbed.

A brief research tells that San Churro was actually a Spanish monk in the 16th century. At that time, monks were being tasked to manufacture chocolates as a rare delicary for the royal family and the aristocrats.

San Churro was the head monk, and after witnessing first-hand the many miracles of chocolate including the healing of the Queen, he decided to share the recipe to the commoners and that was how chocolate eventually spread across Europe.

The menu basically listed everything that's made of chocolates. So we took quite a while to ponder what to choose from the vast selections while waiting for Percy to arrive.

And finally she arrived, with sunglasses on.

And this is her drink - Choco Loco.

And this is the main 'star' of the day - Churros with chocolate dippings (we can choose either milk, dark or white chocolate for the dippings).

I, for one, have no idea what a churro is but it sure tasted damn delicious! It's sort of like 'yau char kway' but less oily and more flour than air inside and a bit sweeter. I know that's a bad description, but you got the idea. :P

This is what Vian and I ordered for ourselves - Chocolate Fondue for two.

It has mini-churros, popcorns, strawberries, bananas, marshmellows, mini pretzels, crushed peanuts and 2 hedgehog slices.

The bad thing about the fondue was that it didn't have a candle underneath, so the chocolate wasn't too runny after a while. However, the chocolate was rich and was rather good except that I found it a tad too sweet for my liking.

We washed it all down with a glass of Chocolate Vanilla milkshake. Although it's still chocolate, but at least it's a refreshing change from the creamy and rich chocolate fondue.

All in all, I think this place deserved a 2nd visit. Not on a weekly basis, but rather as a casual indulgence occasionally. It's not everyday that our housemates and us have an outing together so usually when we go out, it's for good foods :)

And the quote on the serviette puts it aptly....

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I am officially a third year student ...


My first day of uni started with a lovely breakfast cooked by him. It's called soft boiled eggs with toasted soldiers and grilled sausage with salami.

It's simply delicious and get me motivated as you guys know lah...It needs a lot of effort and motivation to wake up at 7.30 on a Monday morning.

Love you to the max sayang!!~

This is why his mother always mention that I am the luckiest girl to have him - the masterchef of my heart.

I can't imagine that I am already a year three student in Murdoch University. Still remember vividly how insecure and tough when I first landed in this foreign land. Everything seems to be strange and foreign to me. If you ask me what is my toughest experience in Perth..... It is to learn to take the public transport here. I need to do some time management and to arrange my timing according to the bus timetable. It is really hard for me even until now I can't really say that I have manage my time well enough for me to catch the bus. The biggest failure ~

One more year till my graduation. Plans? I don't have one right at this moment. Not very sure what I want to be in the future and I know this will upset my dad if I tell him. Mum is always the more optimistic one. She knows that I will find my way out no matter how and had fully supported me over the years ~ I am glad that they are all here as I know that I need them more than anyone =)

Time flies. Here we go from strangers to friends..from friends to housemates ~

No one can predict what will happen in the future but I am glad that they had once came into my life.

Everyone of us have something to pursue in our lives and I am expecting to see and share the laughter that we once had again in the future when they are done with everything.

One more year to go - I will enjoy my last year being a student to the max! *Advice from the working adults*

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Omedetou ! Basically it means 'congratulations' in Japanese.

Vian has finally passed her Japanese Proficiency Test (Level Four).
And she even got a tiny, miniscule 'certificate' to show. Haha!

By passing the test, she got her exam fees of AUD 60 refunded but not in cash.

Instead, she received a AUD 60 Borders gift card and we went shopping for books in the city's Borders outlet. We got ourselves 3 novels for AUD 0.55 after we utilized the gift card! :)

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