Tag: Rick Stein

I recommend, Recipe book review, Uncategorized

Recipe book: Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey

Published in 2009 (so it’s been around for a while), this is one of my a regular go-to recipe books when I’m looking for inspiration. It accompanied the TV programme where Rick visited restaurants, markets and farms in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Bali, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. I love Asian food, though I have only […]

I recommend, Recipe book review, Recipes

Be inspired by Rick Stein’s India

I’m a big Rick Stein fan. I’ve loved all his TV programmes and cooked loads of dishes from his recipe books (many of them over and over again). I joined his Far Eastern Odyssey with great enthusiasm, revelling in the food of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bali and Bangladesh (how’s that for an […]

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My new favourite shop for spices

We spend a lot of our time in Cape Town on the Atlantic Seaboard, especially around Sea Point and Mouille  Point. Main Road in Sea Point is an amazing place – seriously, if you want to buy something or get something fixed you’ll be able to get it done in Main Road. So imagine my […]