Bircher at “The Beach” (Galley Goodness)

What better way to start another day in tropical island paradise than with a bowl of bircher muesli? Oats, nuts, sunflower seeds, sultanas, fruit juice, a few sprinkles of chia seeds, and several dollops of home-made yoghurt all mixed in. And served with an amazing view courtesy of “the Beach”, or Maya Bay on Koh…

Galley Goodness: Sundowner Mushrooms

We are currently on passage along the Malacca Straits, and while anchored at Pulau Pisang, we were invited by our good friends Garry and Julie on MV Fiddler VI to join them for sundowners and dinner. While on board, Garry whipped up a delicious sundowner snack (that I think he adapted from an old CWA recipe…

“One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish”

“…black fish, blue fish, old fish, new fish.” (Dr Seuss) We have finally caught some fish on the trolling lines! We’ve pretty much been trolling since Hervey Bay (whenever it hasn’t been a marine park “green zone”), but apart from a couple of lost lures, the big fish had remained elusive. Until last Thursday. Thursday…

Galley goodness!

Despite the usual limitations of cooking on a boat (small galley, limited refrigeration, restricted access to ingredients, etc), we eat like royalty on S/V Angel Wing (in my humble opinion). I’ve previously mentioned corned beef hash and roo stew, but I’m going to start posting more recipes and creations from our galley. Our top three most consumed…