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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Secrets behind Truffled Poutine
Grilling the fish satay.

When my husband, John, and I were making arrangements for a March ’13 hotel stay in Bali, Indonesia, we were advised that we could not arrive on March 12th because that was Nyepi Day, the Balinese day of silence, a 24-hour respite from all noise. Even the airport is closed. 

We stayed at the Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort (Jalan Raya Tanah Lot, Box 158, Tabanan 82171, Bali, Indonesia; phone, in US, 877/324-4856). The rate for a room booked online at that time was $195. We...

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Kueh Dadar on a plate decorated with a typical Peranakan design.
Singapore. Kueh Dadar, a Nonya Peranakan snack or dessert
Curried prawns, sautéed.
Preparing Negombo Prawn Curry
At a wet market in Phnom Penh, chef San Sinith explained the qualities of variou
The secret to Katiev Phnom Penh (Phnom Penh Noodle Soup)
Chef Teng stirring in prawns and squid.
Originating in Penang, it’s Char Koay Teow
We happened upon these folk singers practicing in a restaurant in Budva,  Monten
Montenegro, home of muckalica
Left to right: At the resort, Kyaw Swar Maung Maung (Resident Manager), U Myint
A favorite from Ngapali Beach, Myanmar