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Passport & Plate - Gulai Ikan (Hot and Sour Fish)

SINGAPORE | Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients Spice Paste: 2 sticks of lemongrass, sliced finely 1 inch of fresh tumeric, peeled and cut roughly 4 slices of galangal, peeled 8-15 dried chillies (depending on level of heat required), soaked in hot water for 10 mins 12-16 shallots (small ... Read more >
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Catching a Moment - The world's a stage

INDIA | Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | Views [135] | Scholarship Entry

My father and I were in the back of a taxi in the middle of a Delhi street, inching alongside other battered cars, paint chipped bicycles with goods piled higher than the riders, ancient rickshaws crammed with families and dirty white buses that tilted ... Read more >

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My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 8 Apr 2012 | Views [131] | Scholarship Entry

Remains in my vision The red dirt road ribboned along a wild sapphire ocean to the village of Tiwi. Alone, tyres crunching, we passed high white cement walls punctuated with gates sporting a raised painted Arabic design. The sun pulsated high in a cloudless ... Read more >

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My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

GREECE | Sunday, 20 Mar 2011 | Views [276] | Scholarship Entry

The Jewel of the Isle The waters of the Aegean are so blue in early July they seem violet. The cliffs of Santorini, stark and rust red as they rise from the sea, turn almost black in the hot afternoon sun. Standing at the bow of the huge ferry, my ... Read more >

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Preparing for Jordan

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | Views [328]

There will be a party of 8 of us touring Jordan.  My husband travelled there for 1 day and was so impressed by what he saw he bought the book and has been eager to take the family ever since.  Our daughter will be in Tanzania so it will be our two boys, ... Read more >

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