Carol Taylor

@CarolTaylor6v8l | Living in " The Land Of Smiles" I am enjoying finding new, authentic recipes both Thai and International gleaned from those who I have met on my travels or are just passing through and stopped for a while. If you want to join me on my journey please pop in....I hope you enjoy!

Fruity Friday’s…The Tamarind

I just don’t know where the time goes it’s Friday again and this week I am showcasing the lovely Tamarind…The Tamarind is very plentiful here and …

Tamarind

Orienthailiving and Retired No One Told Me, Weekly update…Charcoal covered eggs, Fried Insects and Peppercorns.

Well, this has been an exciting week…Songkran celebrations ( Thai New Year) Sunshine and tropical storms and the discovery of some new foods for …

Food

Fruity Friday’s…Rosella Fruit.

And yes it is Saturday but yesterday was Thai New Year…Songkran and it was hot, wet and very alcoholic…Hic….But today is another day…<p>Rosella Fruit.<p>I …

Social Media

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Carol Taylor’s Food and Cookery Column – Mustard

I hope you all had a fantastic Easter and if you went away then had a lovely break and have come back nice and refreshed.<p>Mustard is one of my …

Food

Healthy Eating… Eating out if you are on a Gluten Free diet.

Healthy Eating<p>It can be really tricky if you are on a restricted diet and you want to eat out so I have put together a few hints and tips on how to …

Gluten-Free

Travel Thailand... Awesome beaches and much more... - Orienthailiving.

<b>Travel Thailand.</b><p>Prepare to be amazed from the minute you step off the plane.<p>One of the first places we visited was Big Buddha on the island of Phuket …

Asia Travel

Annual Bloggers Bash Awards

This year<p>Retired No One Told Me<p>has been nominated for:<p>To say I am overwhelmed is very true…I always watch and vote for my favourites and so wish I …

Awards

Silicone wraps versus Beeswax wraps... - Orienthailiving.

Anything new I see advertised like Silicone wraps I don’t just go out and buy especially when it has to do with what I use in my kitchen …I think …

Kitchens

Apple and Mulberry Crumble

Thai Mulberries<p>These berries which I have just discovered by chance are very similar to our Blackberries maybe not quite as juicy but they taste very …

Dessert

Healthy Eating…Ditch the Purine Rich Foods and say goodbye to your painful gout.

Gout is a very painful condition and it blights many people’s lives…A type of arthritis which attacks the joints…Gouty arthritis is caused by the …

Nutrition

Travel Thailand... Wat Bang Riang, Phrang Nga, Thailand - Orienthailiving.

Wat Bang Riang is probably one of my favourite temples here in Thailand for although there are many temples here and each with their own unique …

Asia Travel

Healthy Eating…Potassium

Potassium is vital to our good health and we need to eat enough potassium each day to maintain a healthy body. Potassium can be found in every one of …

Healthy Eating…How to lose weight and eat the foods you love !

Don’t the weeks just fly by? Welcome back to Carol’s boot camp…How is your new eating plan going??? It would lovely to hear from you in comments…<p>I am …

Travel England in the Spring... Snow and daffodils - Orienthailiving.

Peeping its little yellow head through the snow a Crocus one of the first flowers of spring.<p>England in the spring… You could be freezing cold or …

Retired No One Told me and Orienthailiving weekly roundup…Health, Heaven and Hell!

Welcome to my weekly roundup of posts…First things first though…<p>Happy International Women’s Day to all you ladies out there…You Rock!<p>The sculptures …

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Carol Taylor’s Food Column – Hot Cross Buns and Fish Balls.

This week <b>Carol Taylor</b> shows us how to prepare Hot Cross Buns and Fish Balls (sorry Carol but I am sure there is a joke in there somewhere).<p>There have …

Healthy Eating…How to lose weight and eat the foods you love !

Welcome back to Carol’s boot camp…Lol… The place where there are no excuses and moderation…<p>Eating is fun..isn’t it??..<p>Who tried the Protein shake …

Travel Thailand...Sala Keoku Sculptures Park, Nong Khai, Northern Thailand. - Orienthailiving.

Sala Keoku and its beautiful sculptures are our go-to place when we have visitors…I think every time I go I find something I didn’t spot before… The …

Healthy Eating…How to lose weight and eat the foods you love !

Hello, there and welcome back to Carol’s boot camp…lol…As you know I do not believe in diets I believe in healthy eating and moderation…Also called…<p>I …

Panna Meena Ka Kund, Hidden jewel of Amer

<b>Panna Meena Ka Kund is one of the best-restored stepwell or Baori in Jaipur</b> . <b>Panna Meena Ka Kund is also called Panna Mian Kund, Panna Meena Baori,</b> …

Asia Travel

What Do You Fear To Enter?

Fear is my theme this week. That fear that holds you back. Stops you from accomplishing your goals. That squashes your dreams. But we all have …

Fruity Fridays… The Banana

We have many exotic fruits here, so armed with my camera I went to the local fruit market. Well, lots of oranges are in season at the moment as are …

Asian Style Pork Ribs

<i>This is by far the best recipe I have eaten so far for ribs. I nearly didn’t eat them as I am not a fan of chewing on a rib, however, the meat on</i> …

Retired no one told me and Orienthailiving weekly roundup…Recipes, ranting and back door trots…

<b>What a week this has been..</b>. Have I got the mother of all roundups for you just in case you missed any of my posts…<p>I started with my recipe for <b>Asian</b> …

Healthy Eating…Cauliflower Rice

My recipe tried and tested and it’s awesome………. Cauliflower Rice.<p>…….Now does that not look like the real deal?<p><b>And all you need is a Cauliflower and</b> …

Travel Australia... Rottnest Island home of the Quokkas. - Orienthailiving.

This was our first visit to Perth and we were so excited to take this trip to see the Quokkas we were stocked up with our sweet potatoes as my friend …

Healthy Eating…How to lose weight and eat the foods you love…

Welcome to my Tuesday ( Boot camp) where we have sensible conversations on what we eat and enjoy… Yes, enjoy! Let’s do this!<p>Just to recap on last …

Cognitive Bias Series: Our Search for Certainty

by Angela NoelA guy in a ski mask and dolphin shorts ran by me as I walked my dog through our neighborhood park. While it wasn’t strange that a man …