Food beauty: Polish golumpkis

The recent fall chill in London has me yearning for Polish golumpkis.  I suppose this meat stuffed cabbage dish should be added to my comfort foods list since it has brought me great comfort in the past.  It’s been a while since I last spent the time to parcel up each cabbage roll and let…

Coastal England: views of Dorset

Tired of being landlocked in London we set off to be by the sea & sand for a few days.  In just 2.5 hours, by car, we found ourselves in Dorset and wasted no time in indulging on seafood for the duration of our stay.  Scallops, oysters, lobsters, fish & chips, crabs… you name it…

Comfort food: kimchi jigae with pork

We all have a preference when it comes to comfort food.  Mine usually involves some form of homemade Vietnamese noodle soup as that was my family’s staple get-together meal.  But when it comes to sating a craving where heat is desired I always fall back to kimchi jigae. I find this Korean stew so comforting,…

Seeing London: new perspectives

It took a redhead 5 days to reveal London to me and she’s the one who is the tourist. In the 21 months I’ve lived in London I have done my fair bit of discovery of the city and of the country, yet it all still feels foreign.  Then Margi arrived.  A friend, anglophile and…

Making pictures: lemon cheesecake

Taking pictures & making pictures.  Up until recently I have always taken pictures of anything that pleases my eye.  These are on the whim moments where something catches my attention and click goes my shutter.  I have albums upon albums of candids over the years that have preserved many memories.  I wouldn’t change those photos…

End of summer treat: no-bake lemon cheesecake

Three cheesecakes made in two weeks. I can’t seem to help myself when I come upon a foolproof recipe that doesn’t require many ingredients. For those of you who have a soft spot for cheesecake you can’t go wrong with Nigella’s no-bake cherry cheesecake recipe. If you’re looking to zest it up a little then…

The beginning

Since the beginning of this year I’ve lived behind my camera capturing many delicious days and different surroundings on a daily basis.  Here I’d like to compile my best work and share my passion for  food, photography and travel.  More to come…

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