My best friend recently gave me Julie Montagu’s new cook book, Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods. The yogi/nutritionist has created this incredible book that honestly makes nutritious, healthy cooking so simple, easy and enjoyable. I adore this book! While flipping through each glossy page, this Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric Dressing recipe really […]
Happy New Year! I hope you had a fun 2016 celebration and a lovely christmas filled with plenty of good food and mulled wine. Wishing that 2016 will be a wonderful, happy year for all of you. For me 2016 brings along a new year, new life and new adventures that I’m so excited to pursue. I’m looking […]
With much excitement and buzz, the final round of the 2015 formula one grand prix season took place here in Abu Dhabi. The races took place on Yas Island in the impressive, purpose-built Yas Marina Circuit – complete with waterfront views, luxury yachts and the spectacular Viceroy Hotel wrapped around it’s sharp bends. It’s a big occasion […]
These Aubergine rolls with ricotta & spinach are my new favourite dinner. I made it for my sister and her husband a few nights ago and it was an absolute hit. It was hard for us all to resist licking the entire serving dish clean. (Ok maybe we did, but don’t tell anyone). It’s surprisingly easy to make and doesn’t […]
If you’re ready to run your first half-marathon, congrats! You’ve come to the right place – my how to train for a half marathon guide. Recently I ran my first half-marathon in Abu Dhabi in about 2 hours. For years I’ve been doing 5km runs at least several times a week. For some reason 5km was my […]
I’m currently in Abu Dhabi, taking full advantage of the great weather and large calendar of events during this popular time of the year. We spent a wonderful evening dining in Hakkasan, one of my favourite restaurants. We started off in the gorgeous blue cocktail bar ordering ‘The Hakka‘ martini – Ketal One vodka, kome to […]
If I’m having a dinner party or just want to cook an impressive meal, this mushroom and asparagus risotto recipe is one of my go-to’s. It’s easy to serve, warming and comforting. Ideal for the winter months. Although creating perfect risotto takes some time and effort, it’s definitely worth it when you get to see the delighted reactions from your […]
My sister recently got married in the most beautiful beach wedding in Koh Samui, Thailand. Family and friends traveled from all corners of the world, reuniting in the gorgeous Banyan Tree Resort. The resort is an ideal, luxurious setting for a wedding, with large, private villas nestled amongst jungle cliffs that look over the ocean. We checked […]
Marrakech is such a wonderful place to explore and photograph. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to explore the Atlas Mountains close by or the rest of the country. I’ll just have to return again in the future and see if it’s as fascinating as Marrakech!
Photographing Marrakech was such a delight. Surrounded by such gorgeous, rich colours there’s definitely no shortage of golden photo opportunities. Welcome to part 1 of my photo journey.