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A lot of Thai and Chicken with Cashew Nut

Posted May 18th, 2013 by & filed under Food, Travel.

As I type this, Chef Yui is in America teaching other chefs how to cook Thai food. She has been a judge on The…

Bahrain National Theatre

Ballet at the Bahrain National Theatre

Posted January 12th, 2013 by & filed under Life, Travel.

It’s been nearly two months since I first caught a glimpse of the new Bahrain National Theatre and I am still…

Gingerbread Balls

I’m back…with Gingerbread Balls!

Posted December 8th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

I know, I know. It’s been a while. A long while. I’m embarrassed to admit how long. I’ve had to commit more of my time…

Beetroot, Walnut & Goats' Cheese Salad

Port Phillip Estate and Beetroot, Walnut & Goats’ Cheese Salad

Posted September 9th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

After supplying you with a string of sweet temptations, I thought it was about time I shared a savoury recipe with you…

Mini Gooseberry Meringue Pies

Mini Gooseberry Meringue Pies

Posted August 27th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

This recipe started out as an experiment and up until the very last minute I thought it had failed. For a few months now…

Lychee, Raspberry & Elderflower Ice Lollies

Lychee, Raspberry & Elderflower Ice Lollies

Posted August 16th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Life.

I was going to call these icy poles as that’s what we used to call them back in Australia…

Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Thins

Chocolate, Fruit & Nut Thins

Posted July 23rd, 2012 by & filed under Food.

As I sit here and type this from the sandy shores of Koh Samui, I feel a million miles away from the other sandy shores…

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 2)

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 2)

Posted July 7th, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

Before I induce a severe state of hunger by continuing my account of an unforgettable trip to the Kangaroo Island Seafood…

Paleo Cherry Pie

Paleo Cherry, Almond & Coconut Pie

Posted June 25th, 2012 by & filed under Food.

I started thinking about ideas for this month’s “Sweet As Pie” Sweet Adventures Blog Hop right about the time I offered…

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island: A Culinary Journey (Part 1)

Posted June 21st, 2012 by & filed under Food, Travel.

A few weeks before my recent trip to Australia, my Mum sent me an email saying that a friend had invited her…

Veggies in Durrat

BBQs by the Seaside

Posted February 19th, 2012 by .

A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to spend the weekend at our friends’ house in Durrat Al Bahrain...
Mini Vic Sponge Close Up

Mini Victoria Sponges

Posted February 7th, 2012 by .

One of my Christmas gifts to myself (aren’t they the best ones?) was this very cool 12 cup mini sandwich tin...
Nectacots Close Up

Sweet Discovery: Nectacots

Posted February 3rd, 2012 by .

Wandering through fruit and veg department at the supermarket yesterday somewhere between boring old apples...
Green Papaya Salad

Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam)

Posted January 29th, 2012 by .

I have recently developed a serious addiction to Green Papaya Salad. I wasn’t that fussed about it at first, could...