Top 10: Beaches

When we came back from Thailand 2 years ago I thought I am over beaches. It is unlikely we will be back in Phuket in the near future, and nothing else would compare anyway. Then, as we did more travelling I realized how different they can be.

Spanish Foodie Adventures

Visited several Spanish restaurants in the past, been to Spain twice and somehow I have not managed to fall in love with any of their dishes. I really wanted to, I kept trying new dishes hoping to eat something that would blow me away but that never happened. So I came to two conclusions: Hungarian cuisine is so fantastically diverse …

Tuna steak salad with quail eggs and Asian dressing

Again, simple, easy, can take it to work for lunch… perfect for our current lifestyle of… being incredible busy and stressed out, too many things to do and never enough time. It’s a simpler and cheaper version of the Eastern Style Tuna Nicoise Salad with Tea Marbled Eggs and Wasabi Vinaigrette. Ingredients greens ginger soy sauce quail eggs tuna steaks pepper …

Redcurrant Soufflé Recipe

Another attempt… worked out a bit better. Such easy and light dessert, especially perfect for the Summer. I used fresh fruit, as where I am now we have a huge orchard, so just popped out to the garden. If you don’t fancy redcurrant, feel free to use raspberry or blackberry. Ingredients (3 servings, 2-3 dl/10 oz ramekins) 2 handful of redcurrants …

Cambodian Adventures – Part 1 – Siem Reap

I recently read an article about Australian scientists discovering another Cambodian town (Mahendraparvata) in the Siem Reap area, dating back to even further than Angkor. The article made me reread the story of Angkor Wat so I figured – as out of the blue as it is – it would be a great opportunity to introduce it and Siem Reap – …

Climbing Snowdon

Never would have thought I’d come come back with a tan… Sunshine and 20 degrees? How many times does that happen in the UK? And most importantly: in Wales? I checked the Beddgelert weather for the following week: rain rain rain. Must thank Someone up there! Just would like to emphasize, the weather we had was bare luck, if you …