Veganism

Massaman Curry 

For our main course we made our favourite dish from the cooking class, Massaman Curry. This recipe has everything I love: spice, coconut milk, sweet potato, tofu.. It's so good. The secret? We made our own chili paste.  Chili Paste  10 teaspoons oil  2 small handfuls chopped carrot and onion  2 teaspoons chopped garlic  4… Continue reading Massaman Curry 

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Veganism

Sweet Potato Hummus 

While in Bangkok Seán and I attended the May Kaidee vegetarian cooking class. It was amazing! We both love Thai food. We were given a recipe book with all the incredible dishes we made, and last night we decided to recreate two of them.  In Thailand we made this "hummus" with pumpkin, but since I… Continue reading Sweet Potato Hummus 

Travel

Southern Thailand

Cities visited: Koh Tao, Koh Pha Ngan, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Krabi, Bangkok We were so excited to be back in Thailand! We missed the people, the food, everything. We were also super excited about the fact that we were heading south, to the islands! After (another) crazy night in Bangkok, we took a… Continue reading Southern Thailand

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Cambodia

Cities visited: Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Sanloem, Siem Reap From Saigon, we arrived in Phnom Penh by minivan. After a long journey in a crowded van I wanted nothing more to drop off our heavy backpacks at a hostel, and go and relax and enjoy a nice meal. However, the first few hostels we tried were all booked… Continue reading Cambodia

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Vietnam

Cities visited: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoi An, Nha Trang, Saigon In an earlier post I commented on the crazy traffic in Bangkok, but it was nothing compared to what we experienced in Hanoi! We stood on the side of the road, backpacks on, and waited what felt like forever for a gap in the… Continue reading Vietnam

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Laos

Cities visited: Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane When I left off on my previous post we were heading towards the Thailand-Laos border, to get onto the slow boat.  Thank goodness we made friends with the others in the Thai border city Chiang Khong, because our next two days were going to be spent on a… Continue reading Laos

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Northern Thailand

Cities visited: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Chiang Khong Thailand was the first stop on our trip. We arrived in Bangkok so excited for the next two months. Bangkok's Khao San Road (a crazy party street) was overwhelming but exciting, and offered some of the best (and cheapest) Pad Thai we had in Thailand. From… Continue reading Northern Thailand