Ponytail Journal

HONEY ROASTED QUINCE (BREAKFAST OR DESSERT?) / PTJ DOWN UNDER
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I feel like I’m channelling Maggie Beer whenever I cook with quinces or verjuice.  Today I’m making a super quick, simple, and easy quince recipe that anyone can make.  I think people get put off cooking with quince because it is a big and scary looking lumps of yellow that mostly gets stewed for hours … continue reading

XXX PLUMP BUNS PLAY THAT BREAKFAST GAME / PTJ DOWN UNDER, EASTER MORNINGS
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Who says you can only eat my PLUMP BUNS WITH CROSSES ON THEM (A.K.A Hot Cross Buns) toasted with butter? (NB: This is a very delicious way to have them). Play a game of mix ‘n’ match tomorrow morning…  Experiment with seasonal fruit, cheese / curd / yoghurt, nuts, seeds, spices, honey / maple syrup, … continue reading

PLUMP BUNS WITH CROSSES ON THEM / PTJ DOES EASTER
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No lies, I follow the Gourmet Traveller Recipe for this one.  It has treated me well in the past and all that seems to need improvement is my decision making when figuring out what formation my buns will take each year.  This time it’s flower clusters:  one glazed, one dusted.  Depending if you are Hot … continue reading

CELEBRATING THAI NEW YEAR / PTJ STYLE
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Thai New Year (Songkran) is a really unique experience.  It’s tradition that we bless one another with water and sometimes a paste made from mixing perfume with talc and some water that is applied to the face.  It’s a tactile experience to say the least, and it brings tight-knit village feeling about even in the … continue reading

TWO LOOKS WITH DENIM & SUPPLY.
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Look One / Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply Jacket, Belt, and Shorts / Morgan Top / Look Two / RL Denim & Supply Top / Uniqlo Shorts / AMI @ Uncensored Cap / Charles & Keith Shoes / Photographer / Boonyakorn Vanichtanrikul / Realisation / Jin Thannachote / Makeup / Wallaya Tipvannaporn / For Don’t … continue reading

SO…. PANCAKES? / RICE FLOUR PANCAKES, THE RECIPE.
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If you follow @ponytailjournal or @ptjbreakfast on Instagram, you would see that I do like a pancake or two in my life.  Who doesn’t am I right??  Pancakes are like breakfast dessert, and what makes life even better is when you don’t have to feel heavy and sluggish after polishing off a triple stack.  No … continue reading

SHARING A PASSION FOR VINTAGE / STORAGE & CO. / SEOUL
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One thing that always stays pressed into my mind when I leave Seoul is that there are some really passionate people about.  No matter what they are into, no matter how obscure or underground it may be, I see people embracing things to the n’th degree.  I respect that.  I respect people who explore things … continue reading