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The motherload Kafe salad bowl!

The main flavors in Balinese dishes are shallots, garlic, chili, coconut, palm sugar, lemongrass, ginger and turmeric. In a day when we took a cooking class from a local family, we made coconut oil, coconut milk, coconut crème and roasted coconut – needless to say, I was in heaven and my love for coconut only grew. In the class we made 7 traditional dishes, each sweet and savory in their own unique way, but nothing drove my tastebuds crazy like the coconut chicken curry. It’s on the top of my list to make when I get home. The other new…

Best spring roles I've ever had.

I inhaled the BEST mangos of my life in Vietnam. The best sandwich of my life – Banh Mi’s, every bite was so worth it. The best Pho of my life in the most unassuming places. Fried frog. Pineapple ginger smoothies. Fresh cold coconut water and meat. Breakfast at Zest bakery on Koh Tao daily. = Expanding the old pallet!

Seeking out fresh veg at the market

A 15-minute bicycle ride outside of town, sits this beautiful organic farming community “Tra Que Water Wheel”. We stumbled upon it during our hostel’s guided bicycle tour getting acquainted with the town of Hoi An on our first day. Arriving here, Paul and I immediately booked a full day cooking class for the following day. I almost couldn’t sleep I was so excited.