The Culinary Alphabet. The letter C.

Carol Cooks Letter C

Good morning and welcome to my monthly post, I was going to say from sunny Thailand but having endured temperatures topping 100 degrees over the last two weeks which was great for Songkram which is Thai New Year lots of water and yes if I dared venture outside I got very wet but all good fun.  We are now in the middle of a lovely tropical storm which has cooled things somewhat. Continue reading


Internet Fraud equals Teachable Moment with Self-Compassion

Pleae meet our next Guest Julia Flynn from  

I believe it’s Julia’s birthday today. 🎈🎈
Happy birthday Julia! May you have a special day filled with joy and a year filled with bliss.

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The Ifit

I am pleased to introduce you to the one and only Geoff blogging over at TanGental

What’s an Ifit?
That’s quite a tricky thing to answer but it is definitely food related.
So that makes it appropriate to appear here, on Esme’s blog, right? Continue reading

Five Minutes With… Esme from The Recipe Hunter @TRH_Cook #Blogging #FoodBlogger #FiveMinutesWith

I am so honored to have been featured by Shelly from Motivate Me A Personal Development Blog and wish to thank her immensely for having me on her blog.

via Five Minutes With… Esme from The Recipe Hunter @TRH_Cook #Blogging #FoodBlogger #FiveMinutesWith


The Adventures of Amanda and Two Rice Dishes

Meet Amanda from the Amanda Travels series who talks about her travels and shares favorite recipes.

HI! Amanda here.

Thanks for having me as a guest on your blog, Esme. You probably already know that I love traveling to interesting places. My curiosity gets me into trouble sometimes but I always meet interesting people and learn fascinating new things. What you maybe didn’t know is that I enjoy collecting recipes from the places I visit. Continue reading

The Culinary Alphabet, Beginning with A

Hello from sunny Thailand and welcome to my monthly post on the Recipe Hunter… I have decided that as this is a regular post then I will do the culinary alphabet kicking off with the letter A.

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Guest: For the Love of Salmon

I am thrilled to introduce you to my almost next door neighbor from Vancouver Island Donna @ RETIREMENT_REFLECTIONS  I just love, love, did I say, Salmon, so Donna you have a winner here, and I for sure will try your recipe soon

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I was delighted to meet Esmé through mutual blogs that we follow. We are practically next door neighbors (she’s in Vancouver and I’m on Vancouver Island). I admire how Esmé generously shares tested, tasted and well-loved recipes from around the world and warmly invites others to send in their contributions. I was honored to be asked to write a post for her. Continue reading

Guest: Why writing a book is like planning a dinner party

WOW, what an honor I have to introduce you today to our next wondeful and talented Guest, Diana.  I trust you will enjoy her post as much as I do ♥

It’s a delight to be over here on Esme’s blog, and I’m going with the cooking theme. But since I can’t cook, this will be a half-baked analogy. Continue reading