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Ha Long Bay – Bay of the Descending Dragon – Vietnam

The wonders of the world have been put on hold for us due to the Covid19 and border closures but we can still remember the great times we had, the beautiful places we have been and better still we can … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to the fridge, the oven, the table……………

I have always associated food with fun, food with family and food with laughter.  In our family we spent many a day, night and hours around a kitchen table eating laughing and having fun.  I have so many memories that … Continue reading

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Bay of Islands New Zealand – The beauty of sand, sea, land, and sky!

Wayne and I are finding it hard at the moment to be still, to not be travelling or even thinking about travelling as we had so many plans for 2021. In any given year we are either planning an overseas … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Oven Temperature 180 degrees Celsius Makes 4 Ingredients: 4 Large Mushrooms (Large Flat, Portobello, Swiss Brown) 4 Small Mushrooms (any sort/type) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 Cloves Garlic (crushed, finely chopped or grated) 2 Spring/Green Onions, sliced 60 grams baby … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran

I love reading books that marry a good story with good food as these are two of my favourite things (books/reading and food!).  So when I saw this book a few years ago I just had to have it.  But … Continue reading

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A beach where ‘HOPE’ comes in waves

It is wonderful that after all the isolation, social distancing, scary viruses, being indoors and not being able to go to your favourite places (or even discover new favourite places) we can now get out and about again and enjoy … Continue reading

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The year 2020 is not what I was hoping for!

The year 2020 is not the year I was hoping it would be.  Yes I planned to get this blog going again which is now happening but I planned to do so much more.   More travel, more volunteering, more getting … Continue reading

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At My French Table by Jane Webster – Review

I picked this memoir, biography, auto-biography, (whatever you want to call it) up from my local library.  I love reading other people’s stories and they’re even better if they involve food and travel, two of my favourite things! This is … Continue reading

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Vietnam – Colourful, Happy, Exciting!

Last year Wayne and I decided we wanted to visit Vietnam and Cambodia (we had only ever heard great things from others who had travelled there).  We tossed up ideas as we wanted to see as much as we could … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Makes approx. 12-14 Balls Ingredients: 80 grams Almond Meal 7 Medjool Dates, halved and seeds removed 3 tablespoons Crunchy Peanut Butter 1 tablespoon cocoa Zest of ½ orange 1 tablespoon juice from the orange Method: Place all the ingredients into … Continue reading

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