We are already into March and here I am writing my first post for this year. It has been a busy few months… along with the usual suspects of work, six year old starting school after the Christmas break etc. etc. I have just taken up an exciting new project, and the icing on this cake … Continue reading In a breakfast state of mind…
Sunday lunch used to be quite an elaborate affair in our home when I was growing up, and the star of the meal was my mother’s roast chicken. It was almost a ritual – Sunday lunch was incomplete without a big juicy bird with crisp golden skin gracing the table. After lunch, my mother would … Continue reading The celebratory bird
The sun has disappeared behind huge gray clouds and a bone-chilling wind lashes against our faces as we step out of the mini tour bus. Our guide Chris however grins from ear to ear and tells us we have an hour to lunch after which he will take us on a tour around the city … Continue reading A jolly good pie!
A post Valentine's Day post. Roses are red, violets are blue...and blue is exactly what I'm feeling this Valentine's. My husband has gone away for three weeks to the North Pole – OK not exactly the North Pole but it’s around -20°C where he is at the moment. While he is freezing away in icy cold … Continue reading Say it with flowers or a Thai beef salad.
Gin Khao is Bon Appétit in Thai, although Google says otherwise – it means “eat rice” or “eat food”. If it does mean the latter, pardon my ignorance. I'm starting off my themed posts with a taste of the orient. I chose Thai food for two reasons: one of my most memorable holidays was spent in … Continue reading The Hongs of Phuket and Tom Yum Goong from scratch – Gin Khao!