29 days to Christmas …yikes… Best get that ham curing …I have lots of different recipes on my Pinterest Boards but I will also give you my tried and tested home-cured ham recipe next week….promise!
But as promised in last weeks blog….see I don’t forget… one of my favourite Thai dishes Nam Doc Nua ( Beef Salad).
This week sees me having my 1st Thai Language lesson. So watch this space…..I’m sure progress will be slow…even very slow…ha ha but at the moment I only speak Nik Noi Thai ( very little.)
I have also been ploughing through Word Press… How to..for beginners..that’s me! ….. Have managed to add FB, Linked In and Pinterest buttons so that’s a result…. so my aim is to be able to do one thing a week sooooo…..what does that mean for you…my faithful followers ?…….who knows? certainly not me!…….Could be a change of header or pictures absolutely anything!… So watch this space… mistakes will probably be glorious, but I was blonde before I was this lovely au naturel shade of ” white” and both the best colour to get your own way..play dumb..although you really are not…….has always worked for me……Ha Ha…hope hubby doesn’t read this!
Anyway, by now you have probably realised that I am whimsical…this label was applied to me by my lovely friend Jelena……she got the look from me that said ..really!… you are soooooo totally wrong….but actually in the end ” I googled it”…..The definition is: whimsy
- 300gm Tenderloin Beef.
- 1 sm red Onion or 2/3 shallots.
- 2 Spring Onions.
- 2 medium tomatoes or 8/10 cherry toms.
- 1 sm cucumber.
- 2 sprigs mint.
- Big handful of Coriander.
- 2/3 birds eye chillies chopped.
- 1 lime.
- 2 tbsp Fish Sauce.
Still on the subject of food, Hubby and son are just making a Madras Curry and there is a Bread Pudding in the oven ……..when we lived in the Uk a touch of sun and the supermarkets were stripped of salad….if I had dared and the thought would not have actually even occurred to me to suggest a Shepherd’s pie or Liver and Bacon…… the idea would have been thrown straight out…..
Here in Sunny Thailand, all the expat men I know would die for a Shepherds Pie, Pork Chops and Mash etc it never ceases to amaze me because we eat mainly hot food. My right-hand gets literally bitten off if I ask anyone for Sunday Roast or Stew and dumplings…weird or what!
A group of domestic cats is called a: Cluster, Clutter or Glaring.
My next blog I will tell you how to cure your own ham ready for Xmas and any other thoughts that stream from my fingers.