What a gorgeous spring day in Sydney. It may just be the start to spring but we are getting a taste of summer with gorgeous sunny and very warm weather. So I think it’s time for me to dust of the winter cobwebs. I am hoping the warmer weather will motivate me to go out [...]
Today is officially the first day of Spring. I feel the tinge of Spring in the air with slightly warmer weather, longer days and gorgeous blossoms in full bloom. I absolutely love the blossoms and the sight of them is so uplifting for my soul.
I am celebrating the start of Spring with a refreshing and [...]
After months of waiting, the pomelos from my parent’s trees are ready to be picked. This year we seem to have more pomelos than previous years (70+ pomelos). There are way too many pomelos for one to eat and like most years my parents will be giving most of it away to family and friends.
I love this vibrant and refreshing salad with chicken congee. This deliciously cold and crunchy salad is a perfect contrast to the hot and soft congee. It’s also makes a delicious salad on it’s own.
Gỏi Gà – Chicken and Cabbage Salad Recipe
1/2 kg cooked shredded chicken (or use the chicken meat from making [...]
Vietnamese salad is healthy, refreshing and has an explosion of flavours. A Vietnamese salad always makes an appearance at every of my family parties.
This delicious lotus stem salad is another version of a Vietnamese salad with prawns and pork I made previously. Using the lotus stem gives this salad an amazing crunch. This refreshing, [...]
Summer may be coming to an end but we are still experiencing a heat wave. But this is also the weather to enjoy a refreshing Vietnamese salad (gỏi). Vietnamese salad is a resfreshing healthy crunchy dish that when drizzled with the fish sauce dressing it’s an explosion of flavours in your mouth.
Prawns and pork are [...]
Theme : Cool
Çookbook :The Australian Women’s Weekly Beginners Thai
Recipe: Cold Prawn Salad
How appropriate that this week’s Cookbook Challenge’s theme is cool. With the temperatures in the 40’s I was very tempted to make a cold dessert of some sort for this week’s challenge, but I since I have over indulged a bit too much lately [...]