Nibbles and ambrosial English cheddar with champagne for my hubby’s 51st in Casablanca room. Happy birthday @morrison_polkinghorne Off to Le Broken Plate for dinner, then Kep tomorrow…
Chinoise. My mother’s 1950s vintage aluminium china cap, indispensable when making a smooth sauce or soup, by pressing the solids through its mesh with the wooden pestle. Such fond memories of my late mother whenever I cook with this.
Dining with the Kimsan “twins” Pol & Sok at Embassy restaurant in Siem Reap. Khmer fusion from 2 passionate chefs, graduates of Paul Dubrule & Sala Bai training schools.
Fluro fish in lobby of my disgusting PP hotel. Minuscule rooms, unkempt, but great location on the quai
Sandal factory in Pakokku, where they hand-craft 500 pair daily. Join us next Mar-April on our footloose gourmet tour of Burma/Myanmar. Upcoming details on our website next week…
Sunny morning today in Pakokku: 45C/116F.
Having lunch w/ restaurateur Ye Htut Win Sharky’s Bagan.
Mandalay tea house
Copywriter: there’s something wanting in the menu translation tonight.
Throwing money around in Mandalay. I entered a local bank this morning and saw a clerk make the biggest deposit!