Things To Do In Windsor – A Guide For People Who Hate Malls

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    I grew up in the city of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and from the time I was somewhere between twelve and fourteen years old I was intent on getting out. Windsor was a dusty, grey hole – its only redeeming factor was that it bordered Detroit, Michigan, USA. That says a lot, as at […]

How To Avoid MSG In Thailand

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Eating MSG free in Thailand can be a difficult task.  Most restaurants  and vendors use it and deciding to cook for yourself can prove to be additionally difficult as most sauces and condiments contain the additive. Few labels list ingredients in English.  The following is the result of years of trying to not be poisoned […]

Make Thai Sticky Rice The Painless Way

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  Craving the Kao Niaow a.k.a. sticky rice you relished in Thailand?   Perhaps you’ve never tried it but know as the cold weather approaches you’ll be driven by food lust for the rich, starchy and addictive?   Kao Niaw / sticky rice is a staple in Thailand, particularly in the North Eastern region of […]

VEGAN? VEGETARIAN? HERE’S HOW TO DO IT IN THAILAND.

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    Although not easy, particularly when one ventures out of cities heavily trafficked by Foreigners, eating both vegan and vegetarian are possible in Thailand. The following refers to traditional Thai food and culture, not Western restaurants. Often the latter will employ English speaking staff which will render your request of omitting ingredients much simpler […]

Where To Eat In San Juan, La Union: ANGEL AND MARIE’S SURFER’S RETREAT

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  Opposite the Sebay Resort and resting on the McArthur Highway in the Urbiztondo beach stretch lies Angel and Marie’s Surfer’s Retreat; a warmly lit, engaging restaurant owned by an equally warm and engaging couple.         The menu is varied, the food is fresh and if you’re in search of large portions […]