Mango thin-layered cake. Surprised by hotel staff singing happy birthday with a delicious cake to my room. I continue to be spoiled and surprised this special week.
Thailand’s beloved late king portrayed in coffee beans.
Our hotel for the next 3 days. Happy birthday to me! Thank you morrison_polkinghorne for making it all happen khonkaen.
Three Little Piggies: Merry Christmas to all
We won!!! Christmas came early this year with our award for best boutique hotel in Cambodia. Thanks to @sovrin_kh magazine for recognising our small 3-room colonial lodgings in the hinterlands of Northwest Cambodia. And a very special acknowledgement to our Khmer staff, without whom this prize would never have been possible. All this achieved after […]
Heirloom beans and ham. I found these beans in Burmese country market plus a home-cured ham butt slowly boiled for 2 hours. True winter fare as Battambang is hitting 13C at night and under 20/70 by day. So a total of 3 days getting out the woollen wear. Christmas day it’s back to 30C/90F
Roasted okra and shallots for dinner plus a bit of rendered lard. Fat means flavour.
Salt and Pepper: I like how hubby brought me seasonings for lunch today
Delicious Khmer pork curry last night and pic 2 exquisite wild flower “placemat”
3 kinds of rice at today’s market