This Thai Papaya Salad is made with Swede not Papaya because we can’t get Green Papaya here in Queenstown, but Swede is abundant this time of year. Initially I was skeptical, but from what I’ve read Swede and Green papaya are reasonably... Read More | Share it now!
Shakshuka is a dish of eggs poached in a spicy chili tomato sauce originally though to come from the middle east. Like any dish, there are countless variations. The term Shakshuka is used loosely here to describe a made up dish that resembles... Read More | Share it now!
Garlic Prawns in rich tomato sauce – at around 300 calories this dish fits right in with my 5:2 low calorie day. The fresh chili adds gentle background heat, and at over 400 grams per serving, this dish is filling too.
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We have recently returned from a holiday to Thailand which was spent with great friends. We had a few days in Bangkok, then off to Koh Phangan for a week and finished off with 4 days on Koh Samui. It didn’t matter if we ate at food stalls,... Read More | Share it now!
On Thursday I went to La Rumbla restaurant in Arrowtown which specialises excellent Tapas food. The first dish we had on the night was Blue Cod with Quinoa Salad. I don’t know what was in that salad, but despite all of the other amazing dishes... Read More | Share it now!
It’s been over a month since my last post. To be fair, this has more to do with the 45 degree location than a lack of cooking going on. I live in the shadow of a mountain at a low latitude with very short sunlight hours in Winter. The sun... Read More | Share it now!