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Superfood Frittata with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli and Turmeric

Superfood Fritatta with Broccoli and Sweet Potatoes

I am always trying to incorporate more vegetables into my daily meals and one way that I found to do this is to make a frittata with lots of vegetables. This version is with Broccoli, low GI sweet potatoes and caramelised onions. It is very easy to make and makes a great lunch with a side salad. You can use any vegetable you have in the fridge, even kale or… [Read More]

Hong Kong Fried Noodles

Hong Kong fried noodles

The basic Hong Kong Fried Noodles recipe. Add chicken, prawns, meat and other vegetables to this basic dish to transform it into your own masterpiece.

Jiaozi Chinese Dumplings

Hong Kong Chinese Dumplings

Jiaozi Chinese Dumplings recipe – easy step by step photos on how to wrap chinese dumplings.

Claypot Chicken and Mushroom Rice

Hong Kong cooking Claypot Chicken and Mushroom Rice

Easy and tasty Claypot Chicken and Mushroom Rice recipe- a Hong Kong favourite. You can cook this in a normal pot too. Try it here

Gluten Free Spiced Orange and Almond cake

Tom Kerridge Gluten Free Spiced Orange Cake

In the frenzy leading up to Christmas, my friend and I were inspired to make some of the dishes from Tom Kerridge’s Christmas programme. One of those dishes was this gluten free spiced orange cake made with almond flour. Watching him do it on the tele made it look really easy. We gathered all the ingredients and late on Christmas Eve we decided to start making this. Here is where… [Read More]

Spelt Quinoa Scones Recipe

Spelt Quinoa Scones

This is quick and easy recipe that I learnt a a recent baking lesson at Le Pain Quotidien. It’s a clever way to use 2 highly on trend ingredients spelt flour and quinoa. The way this is made yields 4 very large scones. You can easily divide this into 6 to make a few smaller ones as you wish. If you wanted to make more refined looking scones, you can… [Read More]

Tea smoked duck with a spiced plum sauce

Tea Smoked Duck with Spiced Plum Sauce Canapes

It’s the party season and if you are doing a party at home, kick off the party with a delicious zing with some tasty anapés. Here, I have made a very simple Tea Smoked Duck with a Spiced Plum Sauce canapé served on some Chinese soup spoons. Smoking food at home is not as hard as you might think. I did a smoked fish recipe a while back and it… [Read More]

Thai Style Leftover Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Leftover turkey lettuce wraps

What do you do with all that  leftover turkey after Christmas? If you are tired of the go to recipe of Coronation Turkey or turkey sandwiches, try this recipe with a little bit of zing. I like to spice up my leftover turkey and this is a very quick and tasty Thai inspired recipe. It’s something very simple using Thai flavours with ingredients that you most probably have in the… [Read More]

Vin Brule with Barolo Italian Mulled Wine

Vin Brulee Barolo Mulled Wine

The undulating hills of Piedmont in Northern Italy is the home of the Unesco protected Baroloa and Barbaresco wines. In the cold winters here, they drink their version of a mulled wine called Vin Brule. The Piedmont region has had a lot of French influence over the centuries and this is reflected in their food and culture. I guess Vin Brulee is one of those recipes that vary from family to… [Read More]

Giant cous cous with roasted vegetables

Giant Cous Cous and Roast Vegetable Salad

Here is an idea for a warm Autumn salad. I used this new ingredient that Sainsburys provided me to trial. It’s just called Giant Cous Cous on the packet. A little bit of research revealed that this is used a lot in Israeli cuisine. Unlike the more common cous cous, this needs to be boiled for about 10 minutes. Giant Cous Cous can also be added to soups or used… [Read More]

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