We love to learn new skills or find out more about the history and culture of a place. Read on for reviews of cookery classes, food and travel books, plus informative posts about the places we visit.

Recipe: Tamatar Ki Chutney | Tomato Chutney with Prunes and Apricots

Recipe: Tamatar Ki Chutney | Tomato chutney with Prunes and Apricots

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. I hope you enjoyed reading my review of Asma Khan’s first cookery book, Asma’s Indian Kitchen. The book reflects Asma’s personal cooking heritage, and the food she has been sharing with thankful Londoners. Publishers, Pavilion have given permission for us to share three recipes from Asma’s book with you. Hyderabadi Tamatar Ka ... Read more »

The Japanese Larder by Luiz Hara | Bringing Japanese Ingredients Into Your Everyday Cooking

Book Jacket for The Japanese Larder: Bringing Japanese Ingredients into Your Everyday Cooking by Luiz Hara

In his latest book, Nikkei food expert, writer and professional chef Luiz Hara introduces the reader to a range of Japanese ingredients and cooking techniques. Instead of presenting a list of traditional Japanese recipes, Hara encourages cooks to incorporate Japanese ingredients in every day cooking to bring a richness and depth of flavour to all manner of dishes. The book offers an eclectic mix of recipes that are sure to tempt. ... Read more »

Recipe: Thai Spicy Green Beans (Pad Ped Tou Kag)

Recipe for Spicy Green Beans (Pad Ped Tou Kag) from Easy Thai Cookbook

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you’re looking for an introductory cookbook to Thai cuisine, check out Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris published by Watkins and Nourish. Split into three sections, the book provides an introduction to key ingredients, equipment and cooking methods, 70 recipes with colour photographs, and twelve suggested menus for how to put the ... Read more »

Recipe: Chiang Mai Curried Noodle Soup with Chicken (Khao Soi Gai)

Recipe for Chiang Mai Curried Noodle Soup with Chicken (Khao Soi Gai)

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you’re looking for an introductory cookbook to Thai cuisine, check out Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris published by Watkins and Nourish. Split into three sections, the book provides an introduction to key ingredients, equipment and cooking methods, 70 recipes with colour photographs, and twelve suggested menus for how to put the ... Read more »

Recipe: Thai Red Curry Paste (Krueng Gaeng Phed)

Chiang Mai Curried Noodle Soup with Chicken (Khao Soi Gai) - A review of cookery book Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you’re looking for an introductory cookbook to Thai cuisine, check out Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris published by Watkins and Nourish. Split into three sections, the book provides an introduction to key ingredients, equipment and cooking methods, 70 recipes with colour photographs, and twelve suggested menus for how to put the ... Read more »

Giveaway: Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Read my review of Easy Thai Cookbook published Watkins and Nourish, and available on Amazon. Enter our giveaway below to win your own copy! GIVEAWAY We have three copies of Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris to giveaway to readers of Kavey Eats. The prizes include delivery to a UK address. HOW TO ENTER You ... Read more »

Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris

Cookery book jacket image for Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. After a fantastic three week trip to Thailand earlier this year, during which we ate incredibly well, enjoying street food and dining in cafes and restaurants, Pete and I have been really keen to cook more Thai food at home. When I heard about Easy Thai Cookbook by Sallie Morris, released in July, ... Read more »

Okinawan-Style Sesame Donuts | サーターアンダギー

Okinawan-style Sesame Donuts from Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu

If you want to get to the heart of Japanese home cooking, you will appreciate Phaidon’s most recent Country Cookbook, Japan: The Cookbook by Nancy Singleton Hachisu. This hefty collection of over 400 recipes showcases the breadth of Japanese home-cooking today, and is a great reference book for any cook keen on the cuisine. Read my ... Read more »