I first ate this dish one our first night in Thailand in a restaurant called Ruen Urai. The traditional recipe calls for pomelo, a sweeter and less ascerbic version of grapefruit. However as they’re rather expensive and hard to find in the UK, I’ve substituted it with a super sweet ruby red grapefruit that works just as well. Let me know if you try this recipe out!
A rare meat-free blog post coincides with what I call Project 13. Starting today, I will have 13 days to get my bikini body in shape for THAILAND! Can she do it?! Probably not, but I did march purposefully around the supermarket today, stuffing my basket with vegetables and resisting the crisp aisle. A diet high in vegetables and lean protein and low in refined carbohydrates and sugars should at least keep the bloat at bay. Continue reading →
I do love it when a recipe sort of makes itself up as you go along, and you end up with something much more creative than you originally planned. I wanted to use the beef fillet from my Farmison meat box to make a carpaccio salad. I was originally going to use an Italian leaf salad as a base, but ended up spontaneously turning it into tempura and making quite interesting carpaccio rolls. Continue reading →