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Easy Asian Style Warm Lamb Salad Recipe

Ever look at your hostel ready meal and think “gosh that looks ugly”. It’s often the case with meals we whip together in ramshackle kitchens late in the evening, no matter what you do they just look ugly. Which is why this Asian style warm lamb salad recipe is one …

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French Provincial Vegetables and Mussels Recipe

Looking for an easy, yet delicious Sunday night meal while you are travelling. Then check out my French Provincial Vegetables and Mussels Recipe. Although it is French-inspired, you can pick up these ingredients all over the world and many different markets.  Markets! I can’t rave enough about markets, about the …

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Singapore Stir-Fry: a Cheap Hostel Meal

Cooking in hostels isn’t always easy but it is always worth it! In Singapore, we stayed at the Green Kiwi Backpackers in Bugis.  Which was only a short walk from Little India home of massive fresh food and wet market. Lingo: Wet Market, is where people kill (usually) and butcher …

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All Purpose Healthy Everyday Salsa’s

I am a big fan of a home-made salsa, they can have so many purposes – as a dip, as a garnish, as a topping, as a sandwich filling… the uses are almost endless. Time and time again I find myself using these two salsa’s and as such, I thought …

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Healthy Chicken Fajitas with Lettuce Cups

These healthy chicken fajitas in lettuce cups are an easy and cheap recipe to share with your fellow travel friends.  Finding different and healthy ways to cook up a feast for a few travel friends without resorting to spaghetti bolognese can be a challenge at times (don’t get me wrong, …

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Tuna Pate Recipe – a memory indulgence!

This tuna pate recipe is a favourite for giving me flashbacks to crystal clear water, sunshine and terracotta-coloured roofs! We all know that our senses are strongly linked to our memory – we have all had that moment when walking through a shopping centre and a whiff of someone’s cologne …