Avocado and coconut smoothie (140 calories per serve)


Today feels like summer – it’s 34 degrees. This weather reminds me of days in Myanmar and Cambodia. In Myanmar, my mum would make me an avocado smoothie. In Cambodia, my mum would buy a few coconuts from the street vendor and mix it with some sugar and ice. Being in neither country at the…

Spring vegetable muse (209 calories per serve)


Having the degustation menu at the Argus Dining Room was a delight because they gave you a generous selection of complimentary dishes. One dish was something they just called their “muse” – a delicate roll of assorted green vegetables standing tall on a white sauce (possibly Bechamel but I wasn’t sure). It was so refreshing that…