Green means hot

I am a very fortunate lady. Not only have I got a husband who very cleverly got us an expat stint in the centre of the world, but I also have Mary in our household. The title of “housemaid” does not fully describe her position or influence. Some days she is Maid, others Nanny, but…

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…