Stir Fry Pork with Hot Basil Leaves – an amazing Thai dish!

A recipe that we picked up in Chiang Mai, stir fry porkΒ with hot basil leaves became a firm favourite in our repertoire. It takes about fifteen minutes to prep and only around five minutes to cook!

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Our favourite Papaya Salad recipe!

Papaya salad is simple, healthy and absolutely delicious. It quickly became a favourite lunchtime snack of ours, and we were very happy to find out how easy it was to make!

Pad Thai!

One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai – the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick snack or a killer stand alone meal. Here is a great recipe we learned so you can make it in true Thai style! 100g rice…

Vietnamese food – our top 5!

Even before we crossed the border into Vietnam from Cambodia we were excited about the food! If I’m brutally honest, Cambodian food isn’t great – so having some amazing and varied cuisine to look forward to was great! Here are our top 5 picks of Vietnamese food. 1. Pho Otherwise known as Vietnams national dish…

Ice Cream Rolls! The ‘coolest’ snack in Siem Reap

Something that we found both novel and addictive in Siem Reap were Ice Cream Rolls. Coming in a variety of flavours and available all around the night market area, possibly the coolest thing about these was to watch them being made! The vendor would mix fruit or chocolate with sugar and cream, then pour the…

Cooking with Maria – A Balinese masterclass

After traveling for a month and a half in South East Asia something we had found ourselves missing enormously was being able to cook for ourselves. It’s not something you really think about before you go away but eating out every day really does get tiring – exciting as it is to try different kinds…

Mango Tango (and our engagement story!)

Located in the trendy district of Nimman in Chiang Mai is Mango Tango – a restaurant who absolutely specialise in delivering the best in mango goodness to the people of Chiang Mai. Established in 2001 it has been serving some of the best mango Sticky rice in town ever since! I found out about the…

Thai food, our top 5

Thai food is addictive – seriously addictive. Here are some of our favourite dishes that we took great pleasure devouring on this trip! Pad Thai One of our absolute staple favourite Thai foods was Pad Thai – the combination of crunchy vegetables and peanuts along with tofu and noodles made it either a great quick…

Indonesian food, our top 5

After a month of gorging ourselves in Thailand and Malaysia we moved on to Indonesia an were excited to see what was on offer! Here are our top 5 favourites; Nasi Goering A mix of fried rice and vegetables combined with a fried egg on top makes the perfect breakfast food in this part of…

Good duck – bad neck.

Street food is one of those things you find yourself very quickly getting addicted to! Once you get into the swing of things you find yourself ordering all kinds of local delicacies. This can be great and you can really experience some amazing food you wouldn’t try anywhere else! However, sometimes you can also end…

Michelin starred street food

One thing which we had not expected to find, however, was that some of this street food was so good it had earned itself a converted Michelin star!

Thosai, our new favourite breakfast!

After being in Malaysia for a few days we noticed the great amount of Indian food that there was! This pas particularly noticeable in Penang with its little India and in Thani Rata with a street filled with Indian food sellers – it was great! This led us to discover our new favourite breakfast snack…