Amazing healthy vegan & raw food in Northern Thailand

Earth Tone in Pai (Thailand) has become one of my favourite food places of all time. When you step into the small unassuming wooden building on the side of the road, you’re greeted by the front of house and the array of goodies available to take away – freshly baked vegan bread, the best brownies […]

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Bali Salsa Salad Bowl

Another tasty and easy salad recipe from Bali… Salad: Chopped romaine lettuce Shredded carrots Bean mix (I would personally opt for kidney and black bean for extra protein) Chopped tomatoes Diced onions Chopped yellow, green and red peppers Dressing: Squeeze of lime juice Glug of good quality olive oil Salt and pepper First whiskey these […]

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Bali Surfers Bowl Recipe

I got this amazing salad in Canggu (Bali) from a place on the beach and I felt I had to share this simple beauty with you. These are commonly known as Buddha bowls. They are super filling and pack a nutrient-dense punch. I think I’ll be making this a lot when I get home! In […]

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The house of Sate – Yogyakarta

I’m not generally a huge fan of satay sauce. I know, I know, I can hear the gasps of horror. I can imagine you reeling in disgust and shock. Ok, I’m not saying I dislike it. It’s just not high up on my list of favourite things. It’s just a bit too rich for me […]

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Coconut stew recipe

Another of the recipes from my Indonesian cooking class Suitable for vegetarians and vegans… Ingredients: Fresh coconut milk (see how to make yourself here) Garlic Shallot Carrot Aubergine (eggplant) Green beans Chayote Crispy onions Cut the beans into 1 -2 inch pieces, slice the carrot and cut the aubergine and chayote into small chunks. Crush […]

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Homemade fresh coconut milk

Blindingly simple but possibly something you never really thought to do, I know I didn’t!  I would see the ladies in the markets of Indonesia grate the coconuts by hand to make coconut milk, and then use for their stews. You will need: A grater or high speed blender A fine mesh seive A coconut (or […]

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Fresh Gado Gado recipe

An Indonesian dish that I learned from a cooking class in Yogyakarta… Suitable for vegetarians and vegans For the Peanut / Satay sauce: Roasted peanuts Garlic Shallots Chilli to taste Roast the peanuts in the oven or fry over high heat in a wok with a little oil. With a pestle and mortar crush the […]

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Budget food in Singapore

So my first night in Singapore, I was tired and so hungry that I couldn’t function. When I’m hungry, I get irritable and I can’t think straight so I went out in search of food. I had purposely selected a hostel in the heart of Chinatown because I had a feeling there would be an […]

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Spanakopita – Greek Spinach pie

I’ve recently rekindled my love for Pinterest (you can follow me here) and was inspired by a recipe. I tweaked the recipe somewhat and here it is… Ingredients: 3 tbsps extra virgin olive oil 1 chopped shallot 1 tspn chopped garlic 1/2 large bag of frozen chopped spinach (about 450 g) 1/2 tub of low […]

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Quick, Easy & Healthy Instant Noodles

Since September is upon and we are fast moving into the colder depths of British weather, surely we are all looking for quick, hearty and warming lunch ideas to replace the obligatory Summer salad? I always got compliments from colleagues at work whenever I took this lunch in as it looks colourful and appealing. This […]

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