Beating Snake Hearts, Creepy Crawlies and Frog Guts: SE Asia’s Gory Gastronomy.

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In the Spirit of Halloween I’ve decided to conjure up all the deadly delicacies I consumed around South-East Asia. I vowed to myself to try  EVERYTHING, no matter the colour, texture or life-form, however revolting or repulsive it may be. … Continue reading

Turkey and Cranberry Sauce Leftover Spring-Rolls

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If you (like my Mother) purchased a monster of a Turkey this Christmas and cannot push another fork-full of Bubble and Squeak passed your lips and into your christmas-crammed stomachs, then here is a new way to use up those … Continue reading

It’s Kingsmas! : Kingston-Upon-Thames’ Christmas Market

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On Monday, I had the day off…to go Christmas shopping!! It’s actually a new thing which is even called ‘Christmas Shopping Day’, I was told last week. So, with my mouth still open in shock on this glorious day, I … Continue reading

Taste Real Thailand, Travel Like a Tourist: Koh Samui, Finding Comfort in a Curry

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Koh Samui wasn’t my cup of green tea. Areas such as Chawang and Lamai are heaving with neon lit back-allies where you’ll be greeted by a swarm of ladyboys attempting to pull you into bars that attract male westerners, sharing … Continue reading

A Big Thank You from a BIG Mouth (Liebster Award)

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BIG thanks to Natural Euphoria for nominating me for a Liebster Award, it really does mean the whole (small) world to me! I can’t even believe that people are taking the time to read my blog, let alone give me … Continue reading

Taste Real Thailand, Travel Like a Tourist: Full Moon and Sweet Sticky Rice

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Before I reached Koh Phangan I approached the thought of The Full Moon Party (FMP) with strong ambivalence. The FMP is affiliated with horror stories of drug over-dosing, rape and even death which had left me wondering whether I should … Continue reading

Bunny.Eats.Design’s Pepperoni, Rosemary, Red Onion and Cheese Scones

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Another tasty savoury sponge creation from Auckland based blogger Bunny.Eats.Design:

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Do not trust these seemingly innocent baked goods. Mini items are deceptive. Because they’re so small, they hardly count as food. So you pop one of babies into your mouth each time you walk by and before you know it, you’ve eaten ten. True story. It happened to me and it may happen to you.

Scones are not too different in composition from the American biscuit, though they’re usually eaten differently. Cheap and filling, they’re never far away from the menus of cafes and lunchrooms and often one of the first things a child will bake in school cooking class.

Sometimes there are different ways to say a word: the posh way and the common way. I’ve always called a scone a “skon” which rhymes with con, swan and Tron, but the posh way to pronounce it would be to call it a “skone” rhymes with bone, phone and loan…

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New Zealand Inspired Muffins with Pine Nuts, Basil, Bacon and Parmesan

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Before my trip to New Zealand, I had never, ever, tried a savoury muffin before. Savoury scones and muffins are a signature standard item in most Kiwi coffee houses. I don’t know why, but these savoury sponge delights do not … Continue reading

Taste Real Thailand, Travel Like a Tourist: Papaya on Phi Phi

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I originally had high expectations for Phi Phi with it being the top of many people’s lists when visiting Thailand. I had been told by someone who had visited several times that the islands attract hippies and evoke a hedonistic … Continue reading