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Georgetown, Penang; Malaysia

Georgetown, Penang; Malaysia

  Penang used to be called “The Pearl of the Orient” and it is easy to understand why. The island of Penang is beautiful. What an amazing history. The food is to die for and happened to be some of the best street food I […]

Southern Style Corn Bread

Southern Style Corn Bread

  I posted this photograph on Instagram the other day and my sister-in-law asked me for the recipe so here it is… Southern corn bread is usually made with white cornmeal, buttermilk, eggs, baking powder and soda, salt, sugar and bacon fat. I use a […]

Easter Treats

Easter Treats

Holiday Treats A nice part about Holidays is that there are special foods and holiday treats that are only eaten at that time of the year.  That is not to say of course that you can’t make these holiday treats whenever you like! Not one […]

The Joys of Melbourne.

The Joys of Melbourne.

I recently went to Melbourne for a long weekend with my wife and a couple of friends. It was filled with great food, nice wine, good coffee, fabulous company and a great concert. This is my view of the best Melbourne restaurants to visit, and […]

Raw Fish

Raw Fish

Raw fish, oka, ceviche, is a delicious dish from the Pacific. I was inspired to share my best raw fish recipe after eating delicious raw fish at the Rotorua Summer Seafood Festival last month. It was a fabulous event with outstanding food and entertainment on […]

Châ Giò, Deep Fried Spring Rolls

Châ Giò, Deep Fried Spring Rolls

What you will need: 200g minced pork or chicken 1 medium grated onion 1 grated carrot 50g mung bean vermicelli softened in boiling water for 1 minute and cut into 4-5 cm piece lengths Optional; grated taro, about 100g 2 Tblspn soaked and finely sliced […]

Tim Ho Wan, Michelin Starred Dim Sum

Tim Ho Wan, Michelin Starred Dim Sum

My wife and I travel to South East Asia at least once a year, we just love it so much. Hong Kong is our usual hub that we fly in and out of. Most flights from here are reasonably cheap and frequent. It’s only an […]

Crêpe au Breton or Galettes

Crêpe au Breton or Galettes

Want to make the best Breton Crepes? Breton Crepes are a great fall back recipe to have, they can be made sweet or savoury. Here is my best Breton Crepe recipe for you to try…. In July, my wife and I were fortunate enough to […]

Break….

Break….

We have been on a bit of a break.  Having just returned from a month in London and France we are full of good food and wine, perhaps a few extra kilos, loads of pics and best of all – some amazing memories.  Over the […]

Vietnamese Beef Salad

Vietnamese Beef Salad

I love Vietnamese food, my wife and  I have travelled to Vietnam often and every time we go, we discover something new and delicious. This is my take on a simple yet delectable dish. Beef is very expensive in Vietnam so a similar cut of […]