Liebster Award

Liebster Award

Hey, fellow travel and food lovers. How was your morning today? Because mine was awesome! I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award, and I cannot contain my excitement! (The Global Aussie)  The Liebster Award is a great way to give recognition to bloggers for all the hard work and effort they place into their blog.  It is a great motivator for new bloggers to continue and push on forward—although there are people who will ignore you, there are also bloggers who are willing to share the spotlight with those new to the blogging scene. I was nominated by Pretty Potato and The Iridescent Wings. …

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Cherry Blossom Tree Viewing at Kariya Park in Mississauga, Ontario

Cherry Blossom Tree Viewing at Kariya Park in Mississauga, Ontario

“Have you ever heard the wonderful silence just before the dawn? Or the quiet and calm just as a storm ends? Or perhaps you know the silence when you haven’t the answer to a question you’ve been asked, or the hush of a country road at night, or the expectant pause of a room full of people when someone is just about to speak, or, most beautiful of all, the moment after the door closes and you’re alone in the whole house? Each one is different, you know, and all very beautiful if you listen carefully.”  – The Phantom Tollbooth …

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How to Make Cambodian Lime and Fish Soup (Sgnor Trey)

How to Make Cambodian Lime and Fish Soup (Sgnor Trey)

Khmer history is written in our food. Our ingredients. Many of our dishes are similar to our South-east Asian neighbours, adapted to our taste. Curry spices such as turmeric and star anise came from India, stir-frying came from the Chinese culture, and the use of banquette, and fondness for tenderizing meat with lime juice show traces of French cuisine from the time when Cambodia was a part of French Indochina. Khmer food, and food recipes were varied and abundant. However, during the Khmer Rouge atrocity from 1975 – 1979, Khmer food culture, took a crippling blow. During those brutal years of …

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