Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday, 1953! A girlish Audrey Hepburn and a swashbuckling Gregory Peck! A princess making a last bid for freedom before dull matrimony and the burden of the kingdom buries her in boredom. A dashing and gallant journalist (are there any of those anymore?) shows her around breathtaking Rome. ********* Roman Holiday, 2013! A middle…

George Clooney and Rainbow Rice-paper Rolls

You may well ask, what does George Clooney have to do with Vietnamese rainbow rice-paper rolls? Does he make them? Or eat them, regularly? Or endorse them? I have no clue….as we haven’t communicated of late :)……but then I haven’t communicated with anyone in almost a month. I’ve been busy, busy, busy. Busy making cakes,…

Angela’s Awesome Couscous

I thought I had the scoop on couscous , until some months ago I tasted Angela’s summery, flavourful, delicious and healthy dish. It had substance from the salad leaves, the oven roasted veggies and the grain, it had style from the crunch of the walnuts the tang of the feta and the sweetness of the…