Rainbow Stir-fried Vegetables

Stir-fries didn’t exist when I was a child in Australia. My vegetables were served up in steamed to the devil gray mounds in unidentifiable varieties – probably a good thing, because quite often they contained broad beans, cabbage and brussel sprouts. I remember rejoicing when my Mother took a six week Thai Cookery course, and…

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare

more about the show here I love the food channel. Back in Melbourne, before my kids grew up and commandeered the television, Saturday mornings would provide 4 hours of back-to-back entertainment by the way of Masterchef and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. It’s the perfect way to clear the hungover brain – watching people cook and get…

Cairo Time

I have just watched then opening fifteen minutes of “Cairo Time“. I love the gritty finishing, it would often indicate the work will be a little art-house gem. But I know this one is going to be a chick flick. How? Because it is just like the catchphrase says: “Sometimes you need to forget the…

The Secret Circle

Galeries Lafayette Dubai Mall Christmas eve brought me here for my virgin experience. I had been in Galeries Lafayette before, but it’s the kind of store I tend to walk through quickly and wistfully on the way to the carpark, trailing my fingers over the dangly costume jewelry, not bothering to even check the price…