Fresh Corn, Beetroot, Green Bean, Tomato, Rocket and Feta Salad

Quite often, I walk into the supermarket or local market, with no idea what I’m looking for. Like most young people without heaps of disposable income, I look at the seasonal veg because it’s usually the cheapest (and eating seasonal local food is better for the environment), and sometimes the reduced stuff because I love…

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Vietnam Bucket List: Local Cooking Class in Hoi An

Hoi An is one of the most famous spots on the traveller circuit in Vietnam. It is well-known for its perfectly preserved old town that is a great example of a South-East Asian trading port dating back in some areas to the 15th century. The majority of the old town is painted yellow and beautifully…

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Vietnamese Green Mango Salad (Pescatarian)

If you’ve never tried a green mango salad, you may think that the idea of combining mango with prawns, fried shallots, mint etc. sounds like the most bizarre thing. Trust me, it’s not. It’s delicious. I learnt this recipe during a local cooking class in Vietnam, so it’s as authentic as they come. Green mango…

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls (Pescatarian)

One of the most crowd-pleasing and versatile dishes to come out of Vietnam has got to be the famous fresh spring rolls. While I was in Vietnam, I spent a day in a local kitchen learning how to make traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and I thought it absolutely necessary to share the recipe with you…

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