Its been a while since we’ve enjoyed an early morning Sunday drive, culminating in an interesting new location. Our recent trip to FourthChild Cafe was certainly worth the visit to Ipswich.
With a small number of tables outside, the entry to the venue provides a feeling of room to spare, due to the massive roof void, plus a huge wall of wonderful graffiti to add some simply awesome splashes of colour.
Lovely wooden tables provided plenty of room for all. Staff here were friendly and professional, whilst willing to assist in anyway.
We perused the menu before coming to our choices. Hubbys choice today was to be the Savoury Mince
Interesting presentation, the mince resting under the two fried eggs. I’m told this dish was most enjoyable with the flavours throughout balancing the reasonably plain mince. In saying that, Hubby does harbour a preference for hot and spicy whilst I’m limited to mild. However this is only a personal preference and he still highly recommended this dish.
This awesome looking dish below was the truffled mushrooms with a side of chorizo. Now not only did this present well, there was nothing left on the plate after the delicious meal was consumed.
Opting for the Vege Stack, I was interested to see how the combination of flavours worked.
Zucchini, mushrooms and pumpkin topped with a superb haloumi cheese. All married together with chickpeas, sweet plato and a surprising pop of juicy warmth from the kasundi. One thing I enjoyed here, was the kasundi, a pickle or relish with Indian origins, was not overdone. To be honest, for me it was perfect. I was able to mix the relish through the breakfast and even out the spice. Overall, a most enjoyable meal.
Eggs Benedict is a popular breakfast menu choice and this one above certainly looked delicious!
Ok, so we now have a new sort of tradition when enjoying Sunday brekky, yes we finish with a dessert style breakfast. At Fourthchild, the menu presented to us, contained not only Red Velvet Pancakes, but also an interesting sounding mix of Peach Melba Creme Brûlée French toast. Now that makes the decision a little difficult so lets just go with both.
No explanation required here! Definitely able to taste the red velvet flavoured pancakes the crisp peppermint was a clever mix to the dish.
Now this, oh yes, most decadent of breakfasts, was quite simply outstanding. With a surprise crunch from the pieces of praline, piercing the softness of the brûlée and juicy peaches, we did declare this one the favourite.
We could see how this venue would be intriguing at any time of the day. The display of tempting cakes was enough to make you want to stop by, without the delights of the menu. Check them out, definitely worth a visit!