Thai Sticky Rice and Mango

I grew up, an Armed Forces kid, in sleepy little cantonment towns all over India. We usually lived in rambling old houses, which more often that not, were old POW barracks or accommodation for the British army. Gardens, a luxury today, were also huge and overgrown, teeming with snakes and mongooses (mongeese?). Inevitably the gardens…

Mango Mor Kuzambu

I live in a tropical country. Tropical? We’re practically on the equator! It’s muggy and humid all the time. But, though I sigh about (almost) chilly Hong Kong and balmy California that I visited recently– we in Singapore have a HUGE plus. Mangoes! A long mango season through summer. Mangoes of all kinds. Mangoes from…

A Simple Salad

This is what I had in my fridge- A ripe mango 2 slightly squishy avacados A tiny handful of raspberries Cut the mango and avacados into cubes. Toss them together with the raspberries. Add a light dressing of lemon juice and olive oil. Top with sesame seeds- toasted if you wish! Enjoy the melding of…