If you are in Melbourne then just a short distance away you will find a heaven on earth. Truly, with a string of rolling hills, olive groves, some historical mansions and sprawling orchards, and with over 200 vineyards, Mornington Peninsula is indeed a paradise that will rejuvenate your life with renewed vigour and ecstasy.
But that’s not all. Mornington offers something special for a foodie as well. In fact, there is no denial of the fact that when it comes to Asian cuisines, Mornington is simply one of the ‘must visit’ places on this planet. This is region is home to some of the best restaurants that offer exquisite Asian cuisines.
Asian dishes have always fascinated the taste buds of people all over, and truly, a genuine food connoisseur can run many a miles for them. Honestly, an individual with a discerning palate would always say, “If I have a string a handful of restaurants offering Asian food near me, I am the last person to move away from the place.” That’s what goes perfectly with the Mornington peninsula. Quite often people are spotted enjoying Asian cuisines like gluttons, oblivious of the fact that they are being watched with wide eyes and dropped jaws.
A Food Lover’s Peninsula
Indeed, Mornington is a food lover’s peninsula. Besides a string of restaurants offering exquisite Asian dishes, this is a place that grows a lot of organic vegetables. So the vegans have the liberty of picking up organic vegetables from the roadside stalls.
They can pick strawberries, cherries and berries from the orchards, or take a stroll through the orchards and olive groves overlooking the blueness of the adjoining Port Phillip Bay. Or they can get into some quiet picnic in any of the numerous private or public gardens in a sea go greenery.
Coming back to the Asian dishes, Mornington is a hub of a variety of Thai cuisines and all credit should go to the quality restaurants in Mornington that offer those exquisite Thai recipes. There are so many to choose from – Thai Satay, Gyoza, Pad Woon Sean, Choo Chee Plaa, Gang Mussaman, Choo Chee Gong, Pad Grattiem, Chicken & Mango Sauce, Yellow Curry, Pad Honey, Red Lamb Curry, Stir Fry Scallops.
Then there are Dack Paradise, Stir Fried Tom Yom, Bbq Chicken & Lemon Grass, Tod Man Pla Thai fish cakes, Kanom Pung Naa Moo, Dumplings, Crumbed Coconut King Prawns, Gai Jou and the likes. They would take any real foodie to cloud nine. The chefs of these restaurants are indeed amongst the best in the business.
These restaurants are reasonable in price, great admirers of the traditional Aussie dining delicacies, and are absolutely unparallel when it comes to maintaining that finesse that one would expect in its ambience as they relish the Thai dishes.
Hence, if you are in Melbourne or anywhere near, come to Mornington to get the real taste of Thailand. And even if you are not a gourmet, then you must visit the peninsula to enjoy its sheer natural beauty. Who knows, a dinner in a Thai restaurant might change you to be a Thai dish admirer overnight!