After our beautiful foot and leg massages and a hot bath we wandered up the road to a tiny shack with a few tables and chairs and plenty of animals. The owners clearly didn’t speak any English and with no menus we were ushered over to the crates in the corner which housed an array … More Vietnam part three.
So I missed a few things about our first day. Firstly I am in love with what they call lime juice here. It’s really a good shot of fresh lime juice with sugar and water. And it is delicious! I also forgot to mention the drinks on our first morning when I had a lemon … More Vietnam part two.
When I travel, I do so through my stomach. I love tasting the local cuisine and experimenting with new flavours. What appealed to me most about Vietnam was the array of strong Asian flavours guaranteed to make my mouth water. Day one had us lunching on a delicious seafood noodle dish with tiny octopus which … More Vietnam part one.
Now it probably doesn’t seem all that retrospective, but our Christmas dinner was held about 2 weeks ago, before everyone when to spend actual Christmas with their mother’s and father’s and sister’s and brother’s. That is not to say that our Christmas dinner was not a family dinner. We’ve been together for so long that … More A Retrospective Christmas Dinner
Merry Christmas everyone! Christmas is my favourite time of year. It’s all about family and friends, the beach, relaxing with a drink and, the all important, FOOD! Again I owe you a retrospective blog about Christmas dinner with my girls, but today my contribution to Christmas lunch was the oh so festive looking watermelon salad! … More Watermelon Salad
Post lemon tart success I asked my dear Da what type of pie or tart he would like me to cook for Christmas Eve. To my suprise, the pumpkin pie reigned as his number one. Now I’ve never cooked a pumpkin pie, but I’ve eaten some, courtesy of a good friend with nimble baking fingers. … More Pumpkin Pie for Pa
Ok so I’ve been a bad food blogger- but I’ll make it up to you! Over the next year I’m dedicating myself to one blog-worthy recipe a week. So look out for some great new recipes and potential disasters! Nothing tickles my taste buds quite like a citrus tart. Sourness mixes with sweetness to produce … More Sunshine Citrus Tart with Candied Fruit and Passionfruit