In the third installment of our kitchen skills this week we share how to use your microplane grater for making a very simple 5 ingredient recipe of Vietnamese origin. Continue reading
Last week we shared some of John des Rosiers kitchen skills for the home cook from his professional kitchen at Inovasi. Meg wanted some tips to help become a more functional cook, since most of us never receive any formal training. I admitted that I had been cooking for a long time before confessing to my cack-handed approach to chopping. Continue reading
It turns out that mine and Meg’s respective trips to India spanned many years. I too once travelled there 16 years ago on a gap year, with my passport and a backpack, en route to Australia. I travelled by chicken bus express one way from Mumbai to Goa via Panaji and returned on an ailing catamaran northwards in the Arabian Sea.
It later transpired that I had been in the same place, at the same time, as my now husband as he travelled solo on an Enfield Bullet dodging sacred cows along his way. Continue reading