Sourdough Bread

Sourdough like mother used to make…./ … More Sourdough Bread



Courtesy of Cioppino is to San Francisco what New England Clam Chowder is to Boston or what bouillabaise is to Marsailles – a signature dish that highlights the fresh seafood that each city can offer.  There are a lot of places in and around Fisherman’s Wharf (Pier 39) that offer cioppino.  I have never … More Cioppino

Sourdough Pancakes

A great way to use some of that Sourdough Starter that you have to “discard”! Servings:  3     Yield:  10 pancakes  NB: Measurements in US volumes Ingredients required:   1 c sourdough Sourdough Starter 1 c flour 1 tsp baking soda (aka bicarbonate of soda) 1/2 tsp salt 2 TBSP melted butter (if using salted butter, … More Sourdough Pancakes

Fiji Adventure

First day in Fiji  Sunday 26 January Setting of from Auckland on the main stretch of the journey was okay after the mad panic between terminals, due to the wrong boarding time being printed on my ticket, after running and dodging the slow plodders in the 28c heat was already flustered. That was only the … More Fiji Adventure

Lazy Giant Fiji

Having been caught in a cyclone and seeing the after math of the cyclone, it was unfortunate that my Island hopping trip got cancelled due to bad weather. The sea was unfortunately not that lovely tropical blue it once was, but was swamped with wood, trees and other fauna.

Thankfully due to three room mates who I met the previous night we still managed to make the most of the situation. One Australian, a Swedish girl, Danish Girl and myself teamed up and hired a car and a friendly guy who worked in the hotel joined us on our adventure to the Lazy Giant. It was a lovely National Park with Water Falls and Zip Lining. Perfect to enjoy in the bright sunshine and take our minds of our cancelled trips. … More Lazy Giant Fiji