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In My Kitchen December 1018

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 · 29 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

Versatile Quick Curry Sauce for chicken, fish or vegetables

Inspiration for menu testing and development comes to me from various sources. Beside my well stocked library of cookbooks I have a plastic sleeve of magazine clippings and an overstuffed … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · 26 Comments

100% Spelt Sourdough Seed Bread

The most frequently viewed post on Please Pass The Recipe in the last couple of months has been a piece I wrote in February 2016. It documented my long, frustrating … Continue reading

July 20, 2018 · 23 Comments

Coriander and peanut “pesto”

coriander and peanut paste Last week at my Farmer’s Market there were huge bunches of field grown coriander for sale at a ridiculously cheap price. I needed coriander, but wondered … Continue reading

June 21, 2018 · 29 Comments