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WAIW | Harvesting Jackfruit II

Image contains a photo of a large jackfruit that has been cut in half. Both halves are faced down on concrete with the green, bumpy side facing up.

I'm back in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and this time around I decided to try and harvest jackfruit again. Read More »

TBT | Missing Gallo Pinto in Costa Rica

Image contains a photo of a plate of beans and rice with a small salad of tomato and lettuce on the right and a side of green beans and other chopped vegetables on the left. Below the beans and rice, there is a friend plantain. Above the plate, a bottle of chili sauce and a glass of a dark liquid can be seen.

It's been years since I was last in Costa Rica, but I still miss the national dish without a doubt. Read More »

TBT | Black Sticky Rice Ice Cream

Image contains an off-white background with a frozen dessert on a stick in the foreground. The dessert is purplish in colour, and it contains numerous black and purple specks within it. Below the dessert, there is a wooden stick and a hand can be seen holding it.

Travelling can lead to plenty of new experiences. In my case, one that has stuck with me is rice in my desserts. Read More »

WAIW | This Ain’t Vegandale!

Image is a photo of a Saigon street with numerous scooters coming towards the camera. Shops are visible on both sides of the street, and a small neon sign in the top left-hand corner says "Quán Chay Giác Tha".

One vegetarian (chay) restaurant on a street is a reason to get excited in many cities. In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam? Not so much. Around these parts, it takes more than one chay spot to make a street stand out. Read More »

TBT | Loving Hut: The Cult That Keeps Feeding Me

Image contains a photo of a number of fried dumplings in a bowl.

For years, I've known about Loving Hut and Supreme Master Ching Hai, but despite my attempts to avoid giving her money, I keep finding myself at her restaurants. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Meat and Vietnam

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Whether or not you live in Vietnam, you've probably heard about the dog meat trade here. After an incident last night, I decided to talk about it. Read More »