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Herbal Kombucha
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Herbal Kombucha

The first bottle of my own home brewed grape kombucha was like opening pink champagne, not least because it overflowed everywhere. I have been making kombucha for a year now and right from the start it’s been a hugely fun and yum-filled journey. Gorgeous flavours and colours, and the satisfaction of picking fresh herbs from … Continue reading

Pad Thai
Recipes / Thai

Pad Thai

And now for a classic…making Pad Thai is an event, and what I would call a high maintenance dish. I’ve made it in Thailand with my aunts, and in NZ with my mother.  They have different techniques, but they all manage to turn it into a sort of military drill.  Once you have your ingredients … Continue reading

Nam dok
Recipes / Thai

Nam dok

Nam dok is basically a dish for rowdy drinking sessions.  It’s made by women who get fed up with their men bringing friends home in the evenings, and yet would rather their men were boozing at home than making mischief elsewhere.  It’s made to keep them home and keep them from falling over. Many Thai women … Continue reading