Nothing like a tropical holiday to recharge the batteries in the middle of a chilli Melbourne winter. Five days of way too much fabulous food. The highlight was a cooking class that revealed a few secrets about Thai cuisine. And hooray! my quest to find a non-rubbery Thai fish cake ended at the weekend Phuket Night Market. 8 for 20 Baht (about 80 cents) plump, juicy and delicious.