All posts in My Recipe for Cultural Interchange

Sarj cooking at Bowden Plant4

By: | 0 Comments | On: October 26, 2016 | Category : Busan, Business ideas, China, Dairy free., Demonstrations, Filming, Fusion Foods, Gimhae, Health, Herbei, Ho Chi Minh City, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Japan, Kansai, Kyoto, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Osaka, Seasonal, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, South Korea, Students, Vegan, Videos, Vietnam

My journey to publish my book My Recipe for Cultural Interchange and then turning it into a video documentary 6NORTH by filming in Japan, South Korea (Busan), China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore  in 16 days has been both challenging and rewarding. 6NORTH documents a ‘host mother’s’ journey to visit international students...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 4/6 VIETNAM

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 28, 2015 | Category : Adelaide Uni, Filming, Ho Chi Minh City, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Norwood Morialta High School, Parents, Students, Vietnam

The flight to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam was smooth and the crew on Vietnam Air were very pleasant. Before long we were landing in Ho Chi Minh City for the very first time! The sun was setting as our plane landed. We were quite happy that we actually got on...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 4

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 14, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Stephen Says, Students, Videos

The flight from Shijiazhuang was smooth and along the way we thought about how pleasant our experience had been with such a nice family. If you ever have the chance to experience this for yourself with your own Homestay student’s family then do so and hopefully it will be just as rewarding for...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 3

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 1, 2015 | Category : Charles Campbell College, China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, University of SA

It was a huge surprise and delight to see Fuqiang’s family members waiting for us as at the Shijiazhuang arrival hall! Father Mother and cousin as well as Fuqiang. The warmth and generosity we felt coming from them was wonderful and quite overwhelming. His mum reached out to present me with a...

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THE FILMING OF ’6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 2

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 29, 2015 | Category : China, Filming, Herbei, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students, Videos

Roger treated us to all sorts of Cantonese cuisine at lunch, just see these pictures, now we had enough fuel in our bellies to last us the whole day!   To hear Fuqiang’s voice on Rodger’s phone in China was quite remarkable. Not only was it the first time I was hearing it...

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THE FILMING OF ‘6NORTH’ 3/6 Shanghai/China Part 1

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 19, 2015 | Category : China, Filming, Herbei, Home-sickness, Host families, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Shanghai, ShiJiazhuang, Students

We left Busan feeling like we could have spent more time researching and filming there. Waiting at Gimhae airport the announcement came that our plane to Shanghai would be delayed till further notice. By then I was so tired after having had very little sleep the night before on that hard...

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FILMING OF 6NORTH 2/6 BUSAN/SOUTH KOREA

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 13, 2015 | Category : Busan, Business ideas, Filming, Gimhae, Home-sickness, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Parents, Peach Air, South Korea, Students, Videos

Prior to traveling to Busan if you had asked me ‘Where is Busan?’ I wouldn’t have been able to give you an answer. But on the other hand, if you had asked me about Seoul then immediately I would have said that it is the capital of South Korea! Well...

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FILMING OF ‘6NORTH’ Part 1/6 Kyoto/Japan

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 4, 2015 | Category : Business ideas, Filming, Host families, International Schools, Interviews, Japan, Kansai, Kyoto, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Osaka, Parents, Students

Welcome to my blog 1 of 6. Each week this blog will describe my journey through each of the 6 countries featured in my documentary 6North. But, not all of the information will be revealed. The blog will give you an insight into the differences of each culture and the student’s...

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Final FUNDRAISER for my documentary ‘6 NORTH’

By: | 2 Comments | On: February 14, 2015 | Category : Cooking tips, Cooking videos, Demonstrations, Events, Hotel Mumbai by Director Anthony Maras Uncategorized, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange

Hi all. For those of you hearing of my documentary for the first time ‘Welcome’ to my documentary ‘6 North’. Please head to my main page for much more information regarding this documentary project. Please see the video below for some of what’s to come in regard to interviews in my Documentary – in...

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REFLECTION 2014/2015

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 13, 2015 | Category : Dairy free., Demonstrations, Events, Food Industry, Fusion Foods, Gluten free, Health, International Schools, Media, My Recipe for Cultural Interchange, Seasonal, Students, Vegan

  Wishing you a great New Year 2015 filled with Happiness, Health and Prosperity! We can only hope that this year improves after such a shockingly awful start with those dreadful bush-fires and their after-effects on people, animals and the land; which reminds me of my segment on bush-fires in my book. I...

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