Discover Thailand


Thailand – what an incredible and inspiring country; a place where food, religion, culture and nature all blend together to form a kaleidoscope of adventure and discovery! If reading’s not your thing – follow this link to get some visual inspiration, otherwise, here is a little list based on my journey through this amazing part of the world – things…

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Learn to Cook Sri Lankan Food


After a week of indulging in Sri Lankan deliciousness, it was high time I got myself back into the kitchen to see first hand how they do it. There are many places you will find along the way that offer cooking lessons – hell go for it – take a couple! However, I really must recommend taking a class with…

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Thailand Through the Lens


Sometimes a picture really does paint a thousand words. There is so much ornate detail and richness that consumes the senses when exploring this stunning country, it’s hard to put it all down into writing. If you’re not much of a reader, check out this collection of my favourite snaps from my trip to Thailand in 2015

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Delicious Vegetarian Chili

Delicious Vegetarian Chili


This bomber recipe is packed with flavour and colour and is a sure crowd-pleaser. It’s way better and healthier than the normal meat option. Even the boys will eat this Vegetarian Chili and love it! If you do desperately want the meat version then add 500g of lean mince to the pan after the veg and cook slowly for at…

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pulled pork

Bomber Pulled Pork Shoulder


Pulled pork is probably one of the easiest things to make and once prepared forms a basis for so many dishes like tacos, salads, wraps, nachos and even soups. I would often make a big batch on the boat, portion and freeze it and use it for a quick-fix crew meal – always a winner! Throw it on to these…

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Nicaraguan lobster and coconut curry

Nicaraguan Lobster and Coconut Curry


Nicaraguan Lobster and Coconut Curry with Butternut, Kale, Mango and Roasted Cashews This is a really simple dish, bursting great flavours and super easy to substitute with other seafood or chicken if you can’t get your hands on some fresh lobster – or hey even keep it just veggie if you prefer! Nicaragua captured my heart several years ago and…

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healthy summer's lunch

A Healthy Summer’s Lunch


“Every day should start with a glass of Champagne” These are the VERY wise words of my absolutely fabulous mother, who’s love for good food, quality wine and great company has always inspired me in the kitchen. A trip to the French countryside to visit mum was just what I needed after finishing my time on the yachts – not…

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authentic thai

Learn to Cook Authentic Thai


Want to know the secrets? Well I’m not gonna just give away the deliciously devilish secrets of the Thai cuisine! But I can pass on some info for you to experience it for yourself firsthand. And trust me, your taste for Thai will never be the same again! If you plan on a trip to Thailand, please, do yourself a…

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lavender

Lavender and Lemon Butter Cookies


So these guys you can make from any leftover pastry you may have from the Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts, or use any other butter cookie recipe of your choice. Super easy to make and a gorgeous little treat. A stack of these will make a lovely gift for someone or if you cut teeny weeny cookies they will go great…

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