Eight letters for Bliss: Pranburi

Thailand is synonymous with idyllic islands of sparkling white beaches and cryastal clear waters, tom yum soup, Singha beer, bargain massages and a thousand smiles. Along with Bali, it was our Pavlovian response for a ‘weekend getaway’ when we were living in Singapore, and remains so, despite being halfway around …

The Harvest

It’s such a joy to return home after some time away to be greeted, not by a furry four-legged creature with a wagging tail, but these ruby gems of anti-oxidants and good health, all plucked and ready for the next meal. We prepared them in a salad with a handful …

Summer Holidays

We leave today for two weeks in Southeast Asia, including a couple of days at this beach resort in Thailand, which we’re very excited about. I hope to have time to post on the trip, and will be thinking fondly of these little shoots of summer in our garden. Tomatoes …

BBA Challenge #3 – Bagels

I present to you, the Recession Bagel. One of these stiff chewy rings will last you a day’s lunch and dinner – assuming of course, that you have an average Asian appetite like mine and are not training for an Ironman or Sumo event (in which case, I’d give you …