As part of the Keep it Local challenge, we have pledged to make one meal per week from only local ingredients. You can see the rules of the challenge here. For this week’s meal, I deemed that “Ontario produce and meat” was local enough. Next week, it’s going to be much more local… More on […]
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Our favourite site of Jars was Site 3, about 10km south of Site 2, again on a hill-top. To get to the site, you have to hike about 1.5kn through rice paddies… Andup a steep hill past some friendly water buffaloes: At the top of the hill you see this: Yes, it was pretty hot […]
After visiting The Plain of Jars Site 1, we headed on over to Site 2. It’s about 25km south of Phonsavan and features about 90 jars spread out across two hillsides. We drove to the base of the hills and walked up the steep (but short) path to reach the site. (yup, those are bullet […]
When Neil read that the Plain of Jars remains one of the most dangerous archaeological sites in the world on Wikipedia, he was thrilled (this is the person who took a vacation in Iraq in the 1990s, you have to understand this..) The Lonely Planet states that: The Plain of Jars is a large area […]
The delicious and very pretty Mok Pa that we made in Luang Prabang, Laos at the Tamarind Restaurant’s Riverside Cooking Class was features on Food with Style the other day. Check it out here.
To piggyback on the BLT challenge this summer, this fall we are taking part in the Keep it Local challenge organised by the lovely Erin who I met in Boston at the Healthy Living Summit in August. The premise of this challenge is simple: – The challenge starts September 1st and ends September 27th; – […]