This week in cooking club, Les Petits Chefs made a dish that I am sure will be a staple in my house for a while to come. It’s something I’d never heard/ thought of before (though I am sure it’s not a new concept) – crispy noodles baked into a lovely fluffy omelette topped with […]
This post is sponsored by Thai Kitchen. If you were to come into our kitchen and take a peek at our pantry shelves, you’d see a living photo album chronicling our travels. Wherever we go, we try to pick up local ingredients (spices, mostly) so we can try to recreate some of the dishes we […]
As someone who writes about food I own a lot of cookbooks which I love to use but I’m also a big fan of the convenience factor of being able to access so many recipes online. Who hasn’t stood in the supermarket madly Googling recipes either because they’ve forgotten their shopping list at home or […]
Regular readers of this site will know that over the holidays, I spent a couple of weeks in Burma and enjoyed some tasty food including wonderful Shan noodle bowls. The noodle bowls are the inspiration for my first guest post for Mushrooms Canada this year – I created a Miso Mushroom Noodle Bowl. Looks good, […]
Kalaw, the small hill-town, founded by the British who retreated there when the Burmese plains got too hot for them was one of the most charming places we visited on our recent trip to Burma. Although it’s definitely a gathering place for serious hiking enthusiasts, it also boasts a charming morning market (best enjoyed as […]
Gotta say that this week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe (Shrimp with cellophane noodles, p 322) was a momentous occasion. Yes indeed. The first of one hundred some recipes that I truly think didn’t really work. I mean it didn’t taste *bad* per se, but it was very very odd. The basic premise is a […]
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