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Carrots in Verjuice

Verjuice is the fermented juice of unripe grapes. It’s use as an acidulate in cooking dates back to the Middle Ages. It was a serendipitous cool season that left a … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · 17 Comments

Feta Baked in Vine Leaves

An unplanned flying visit to Melbourne the weekend before Christmas was jam packed with good things. We spent some quality time with family, we shopped a little, but most importantly … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · 23 Comments

In My Kitchen, January 2019

Happy New Year, I hope your 2019 is filled with enticing aromas, fresh ingredients and delicious food. IN MY KITCHEN I’m making New Year resolutions.  Resolution number 1 : Be … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · 26 Comments

In My Kitchen December 2018

It’s been pretty quiet In My Kitchen for a little while. Aside from time away discovering Vietnam and Cambodia, the pace of life seems to have stepped up a notch. … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · 36 Comments

Cambodia #3: Kep Crab Market

Food markets are a grassroots reflection of culture so when I’m travelling, these monuments to everyday life are at the top of my must-do list. Cambodia was no exception. Countryside … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · 21 Comments

Cambodia #2, rice, the sustainer

Rice is the cornerstone of the Khmer diet and widespread production puts Cambodia among the top rice growing countries in the world.  It was the end of the rainy season … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · 15 Comments

A Culinary Tour of Cambodia

What do you know about Cambodia? Angkor Wat? The bloody and brutal Pol Pot regime?  To most of the western world Cambodia is a mystery. Motivated by a long held … Continue reading

November 15, 2018 · 25 Comments