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Little Big Sugar Salt Cafe

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by Melanie Lynn (subscribe)
Going wherever the wind blows me and enjoying the ride.
Published December 23rd 2014
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Persian Style Sweeties (Gluten Free!)

"Oh let's have one more," said the both of us, falling comfortably back into our seats at Little Big Sugar Salt Café.
And before we knew it, a second cappuccino was swiftly on its way.

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Breaky at Little Big Sugar Salt

It's rare that I stay for an extended session in any cafe.
Even at some of my favourite places, it's less a of a relaxing brunch and more a 'speed feed' sort of affair.

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Creative Cakes

I'm not even sure when I started rushing off after meals.
I used to stay and read a novel, order a second coffee… lunch.

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Airy, light, bright and beautiful

Perhaps the flurried buzz of all the other patrons is catching. The impatient glares from trendy lines trailing far out the door.
I've diligently scoffed my crumpet and inhaled my coffee more than once when I sense I've stayed too long.

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Inside the cafe

Yet when I tumbled into Little Big Sugar Salt Café, for once I felt no rush. The tunes were right, the mood was set and whispers of summer were floating in on the breeze through the open windows.

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Sensational Seasonal Salad

And so we relaxed (for once) instead of scooting off straight away.
A similar attention to detail and creativity is taken in the kitchen where the chef whips up surprising new combinations of foodie fast favourites.

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The little open kitchen where the magic happens

"Trust the chef," they said. So I did.

Oh, it was easy with the little Persian tea cake topped with yoghurt that was advertising itself shamelessly in the centre glass cabinet. But when I ordered sticky kumera with cashew cream and kimchi I wasn't disappointed either.

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Don't blink, you'll miss it...

Innovative and fresh, with just a dash of madness in the mix.

My favourite kind of food to order out.
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When: Mon to Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm Sat to Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Phone: (03) 9427 8818
Where: 385 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, VIC, 3067
Cost: $5-$15
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Love your style. Beautifully expressed and love the photography :) Happy New Year :)
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