Tag Archives: Recipes

How To Make A Mojito

How To Make A Mojito

Cocktail time. A class on how to make a Mojito was one of the highlights of the Taste of Melbourne festival. Out of all the events we went to, the cocktail making lessons were the ones that seemed to excite festivalgoers the most. Long lines,...
Weekend Eggs: the Bangkok Edition

Weekend Eggs: the Bangkok Edition

At 7am in Bangkok the city is animated. And of course being Bangkok, a city where food plays such an integral part in the daily rhythms and rituals of life, the cooking, selling, buying, eating, and transporting of food is already well underway. For the...
A Grand Tour By Numbers

A Grand Tour By Numbers

If you weren’t travelling vicariously with us on the twelve-month grand tour of the globe that we recently completed, you may be wondering why we’ve been complaining in recent posts of being so tired. Well, we were busy. Very busy. Don’t believe us? Here are...
The Dish: a Scottish Produce Dinner Party

The Dish: a Scottish Produce Dinner Party

This post continues from the last post about Local Produce here. When I put out a call on Twitter for ideas as to what I should make in Edinburgh for my series The Dish, about the quintessential dishes of the places we visit, Scottish chef Gary Robinson...
Hummus Or Just Crazy Flavoured Dips?

Hummus Or Just Crazy Flavoured Dips?

Having lived in the Middle East for so long and traveled widely and written about the food, we have to admit that we consider ourselves to be something of connoisseurs of the cuisines of the region – often very mistakenly reduced to just being called...
Cooking in Rio — a Cooking Course with a Difference

Cooking in Rio — a Cooking Course with a Difference

When we arrive at the compact, down-to-earth Copacabana eatery, Tasco de Lido, the other three couples in our cooking class are already chatting away cheerfully as they sip drinks. Bob Marley is blasting on the stereo and the restaurant’s vivacious owner and cooking school instructor...