Of Saunas, Huskies & the Aurora Borealis- Our Finnish Adventure (Part 2)

 

View Across the River

I have always wanted to see the Aurora Borealis. I have been obsessed with the idea since first seeing a picture of this wonderful phenomenon in an encyclopaedia at the age of 8 or 9. In fact, the initial motivation to visit Lapland started with the wish to see the Northern Lights.  Continue reading

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Of Saunas, Huskies & the Aurora Borealis- Our Finnish Adventure (Part 1)

On Thursday the 30th of March, the 4 of us excitedly climbed into our taxi bound for Heathrow Terminal 3. We had packed everything from ski gear to soy sauce, and we were off to Finland for our Lappish adventure!

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Chinese New Year 2016

As I write this, it is the last few hours of Chap Goh Meh, the 15th and last day of the Chinese New Year celebrations. We ushered in the Year of the Monkey and it’s been a significant Chinese New Year for me for various reasons.

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Baked Salmon with Cream Cheese and Breadcrumbs

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The return of a long-lost favourite…. Succulent, flaky salmon complimented by a creamy ‘sauce’ and topped with golden breadcrumbs for that extra crunch.

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A Quickie… With Broccoli

Broccoli salad

 

 

A warm broccoli salad with soy sauce and sesame dressing and topped with toasted almond slivers and  sliced chilis. 

 

 

 

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One-pot Creamy Mac & Cheese

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An easy-to-make version of the cheesy pasta dish loved by the whole family!

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Grilled Seabass with Ginger Crisps

Grilled Seabass with Ginger Crisps

 

 

Succulent seabass with a crisp skin, topped with ginger crisps and a soy dressing Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur in photographs (repost)

 

A trip through Kuala Lumpur in pictures…

 

 

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Kale Crisps

Kale Crisps

A moreish, healthy snack for children and adults alike. They’ll be asking for green vegetables!

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Toy Review: Theo Klein Toy Fireman’s Water Sprayer

 

 

4-star way to soak and get soaked! 

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