Monthly Archives: January 2017

Coconut Chutney with Fresh Curry Leaves

The day before we left for our India vacation my boyfriend told me, don’t bring nice clothes to India because the dhobi will destroy them. How the hell is the dhobi going to destroy my clothes? I pondered as I packed. I did a little Wikipedia research the day before we left, which might have done …

Durian Durian; A Stinky Hong Kong Adventure

I just stunk up a aerial tram and it had nothing to do with my butt! Today in Hong Kong I accidentally rediscovered durian fruit and I know one aerial tram car that will never be the same! This morning we spent time exploring the Big Buddha monument near Tung Chong. It was a cloudy Hong Kong morning full …

Beans on Toast… An Adventure in England a Healthier California Version of an English Breakfast Classic

                I think I got the travel bug with my first trip to Mexico. That first amazing warm corn tortilla and cabbage filled fish taco had me  hooked. It was a long and adventurous road from my first fish taco to beans on toast in the U.K.                 I  wanted to travel, and I wanted to eat.                  …

Red Lentil Ulundu Style Vadas with Curry Leaves

It’s nine a.m. And I’m on my fourth cup of coffee!  After missing our flight to the southern tip of India the day before I’m going to squeeze every bit of fun out of our thirty six hours at Poovar Island Resort even if I have to do it in a caffeine fueled frenzy! We …