The Do Something New Challenge has been on holiday 🙂 I’m just back from two and a bit glorious weeks in Thailand where we had a nice mix of City, Jungle and Beach. Bangkok certainly provided many opportunities to try new things so this is part one.
I arrived in Bangkok after a 12 hour flight a little flustered and disorientated. What way to make it better, but to try mixed peanuts with, erm, anchovies. Ok Bangkok (surprisingly tasty)
The next morning to combat the jet lag monster, I tried a peach yoghurt with everyone’s favourite – kidney beans and sweet corn. Again, this was surprisingly delicious.
The next day, I decided to learn about Thai cooking properly in a cooking school off the Silom Road. Oh. My. Word. Amazing. Among many other things, we made bananas and coconut milk. Orgasm on a plate.
Stay tuned for Part II – The Jungle Edition!
I’m really loving the blog Frugal Feeding. I thought tonight would be a good night to crack out a new recipe. This lentil and cider stew was hearty and delicious – just what you need when it’s -2 outside. March in the UK folks – who wouldn’t love it! Also tried river cobbler for the first time. I’m going to bed with a very happy tummy indeed
Today I experimented with sweet potato wraps prepared the Little Pink Kitchen Way. Sarah, the Little Pink Cook is one of my oldest friends and her blog is amazing. One word. Yum.
It’s been a busy old weekend and I was up at silly o’clock this morning to go for a swim. I though day ninety two called for some chill out time starting a new book
I went to see my
torturer Physio tonight and he was very impressed with my dodgy hip. Just need to strengthen up the old calves a bit and I’ll be ship shape.
By the by, does anyone know what to do with this much leftover turkey??
A few new things today – spurred on by my Peanutbutter triumph, I experimented with Cashewbutter on a honey and sunflower bagel which I’d never tried before. I didn’t think it was possible, but Cashewbutter is even nicer than the Peanutbutter 🙂
But the main event – I’m on my way to a new restaurant in for a new first date – exciting times – And what a view!
An experimental dinner makes new experience 78 – actually really, really yummy!
Let Operation ‘Let’s Use Up The Cupboard’ commence!