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The Funnelworthy List (October 2016)

The Funnelworthy List (October 2016)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in The FunnelWorthy Lists | 4 Comments

Our monthly dose of Food for Thought. A collection of favourites to read, eat, make and explore. I could not be more inspired and more proud of my girlfriends for launching their creative projects this month. Positively Psyched and The Museum of Days.  This has me drooling and craving for our days in North Western […]

Are We Enough?

Are We Enough?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in Life As We Know It, Taking Stock | 8 Comments

A Mother’s love is [a] dangerous, revolutionary love that unites our one human family and reminds us that we belong to each other and that there is no such thing as other people’s children.                                           […]

Home Grown Lemons and the Real Reason I Bake

Home Grown Lemons and the Real Reason I Bake

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Kitchen, Life As We Know It | No Comments

There are so many reasons to bake. And bake as in cake. After years of comforting myself in the kitchen by stirring, mixing and rubbing in butter, I suddenly realised why I am the one often bringing the cake to the party. The one who bakes banana bread after work, who makes scones for the […]

The Funnelworthy List (Back to School edition September 2016)

The Funnelworthy List (Back to School edition September 2016)

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in The FunnelWorthy Lists | No Comments

Our monthly dose of Food for Thought. A collection of favourites to read, eat, make and explore. Looking forward to reading this, this and this. Sandy’s beautiful instagram account and Peponi’s instagram account help us deal with Lamu island withdrawal symptoms. Thoughtful words and paintings by my good friend Jo Anne and her musings about life and […]

Lamu Spice Cake & Swahili Chai

Lamu Spice Cake & Swahili Chai

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Kitchen, Our Travelling Kitchen | 5 Comments

It’s Friday in Shela village, ljumaa, the day of rest and worship. Men dress up in their “friday best”, with long tunic-like kanzus and round embroidered kofias on their heads and women are busy preparing lunch for it is the day of pilau. After morning prayers, friends and family gather to tuck into this dish […]

Mkoko House BBQ Gambas

Mkoko House BBQ Gambas

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Inspiration from the Road, Kitchen | 5 Comments

Your feet will get wet. You arrive by boat with all your airport gear, luggage, maybe even a hat for the sun, but the island laughs at your formality. The strong sea breeze knocks off your hat, the sand engulfs your toes, the salt water licks at your jeans. With your shoes in hand, you […]

Popsicle Week 2016 – Mango Pandan Vanilla Bean Popsicles

Popsicle Week 2016 – Mango Pandan Vanilla Bean Popsicles

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Kitchen, Our Travelling Kitchen | 3 Comments

Ah summer. You are finally here. Summer in Asia brings sweaty backs, sticky legs and rain showers. The scent of suntan lotion and mosquito repellent blend together on your skin to tell the world that yes, summer is sticking around for awhile. In Europe or colder places, the long awaited summer sounds more like THIS. Oh […]

Down-time Cranberry Cream Scones

Down-time Cranberry Cream Scones

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Kitchen, Our Travelling Kitchen | 2 Comments

The best scones I can remember eating were at the top of a small hill in Devon. A quaint little tea room just like the ones you imagine to find in the English countryside, had a blackboard set up outside announcing Cream Teas were being served. We had hiked along the stunning rough coastline and with […]

The Funnelworthy List (May 2016)

The Funnelworthy List (May 2016)

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in The FunnelWorthy Lists | 2 Comments

Our monthly dose of Food for Thought. A collection of favourites to read, eat, make and explore. Excited to read this and start baking from this. What would a world without skateboarders be like? Who knew, Norway?! This video is absolutely beautiful, the Gerard Depardieu of oysters.  Love this 18 best pieces of writing advice […]

One-hand Feasting in Taipei

One-hand Feasting in Taipei

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Travelogue | 12 Comments

Taipei your skies were grey and you may have given us an earthquake tremor or two, but you are happily forgiven, because man oh man can you cook. In the short time we walked your streets, I only had eyes for your culinary temptations, zooming in on roadside options, sniffing out sizzling hot plates, investigating […]