Steamed Korean Sea Bass with Garlic, Ginger, Pak Choi & Rice

This Korean Sea Bass was so delicious and light. If you’re struggling with trying to eat healthy in January, you really should give this a go. It is so filled … Continue Reading →

Kimchi Soda Bread

This Kimchi Soda Bread might sound really exotic and difficult and in a way it is. But if you buy a tin or two of good Kimchi then it really … Continue Reading →

One-Pot Crystal Chicken with Ginger and Chilli oil

This One-Pot Crystal Chicken is essentially a whole poached chicken and, let’s face it, that will never win any beauty prizes! The skin goes pale and flabby compared to the … Continue Reading →

Hot & Sour Prawn & Sweetcorn Soup

If you have already made the broth from my One-Pot Crystal Chicken recipe, then this hot & sour soup will be an absolute breeze. All it takes is a little … Continue Reading →

Linguine with Oil, Garlic and Chilli

Maybe I shouldn’t say that this linguine with oil, garlic and chilli recipe is vegan when fresh pasta contains eggs. But if you’re like me and everyone else (including most … Continue Reading →

Halloumi Fries with a Harrisa-Yogurt Dip

These Halloumi Fries were so easy to make and, even though I wouldn’t have thought so, all the prep can be done in advance! I wouldn’t have thought this but … Continue Reading →

Christmas Roast Turkey

I have to give nearly full credit to Nigella Lawson for this roast turkey brining method. Though when brining chicken for Southern Fried Chicken (recipe still to come) I boil the spicy … Continue Reading →

Christmas Cookies – 5 ways!

Having these Christmas cookies in the freezer during Christmas will allow smug levels to reach dangerous heights. Imagine visitors calling, unannounced or otherwise, and you can hassle-free bake off any … Continue Reading →

Christmas Roast Potatoes

This is simple the way to do roast potatoes. They are really rich though so I only do them once a year, for Christmas dinner. A time when calories and heart disease … Continue Reading →

Cranberry and Almond Scones

These scones are so festive with flavours of cranberry and almond, they’re perfect for tea with the family or visitors over the Christmas period. Once baked, they freeze well though … Continue Reading →

Christmas-Spiced Marmalade

Before reading any further, you should know that making marmalade yourself is  huge undertaking. There’s nothing particularly difficult about it but it takes a lot of time. That being said, … Continue Reading →

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Pecans and Maple

These Brussels Sprouts are an absolute winner and aught to be tried if there’s a sprout-hater coming for Christmas dinner. They are cooked with smoked pancetta, pecans and maple syrup … Continue Reading →

MAKE-AHEAD Christmas Stuffing

This Christmas Stuffing is not only delicious, but it is one of many shortcuts I take to insure that Christmas dinner is stress-free as well as gorgeous. The key is … Continue Reading →

CHRISTMAS Mustard-Glazed Ham

This mustard glazed ham is really simple with only a few steps but so traditional which is so important at Christmas – for Christmas lunch and the essential leftovers. It … Continue Reading →

Garlic Mushroom Omelette

So I know that recommending an ingredient like truffle pecorino is a seriously pretentious move, especially for a recipe so everyday like a mushroom omelette. But I happened to buy … Continue Reading →

Raspberry Pavlova

This Pavlova, and slight variations of it, is probably the dessert I make most often. It is a consistent crowd-pleaser as it always comes out the exact same, sweet, marshmellowy … Continue Reading →

Korean Roast Chicken

This Korean Roast Chicken represents one thing (of many) about Korean food. Not the spicy, savoury flavours that marry so well with their super-fresh produce or that they have managed … Continue Reading →

Leek and Potato Soup

This leek and potato soup is such a winner and exactly what you need when you come in from the cold. It is so delicious too that I feel I … Continue Reading →

CHEAT’S KFC (Korean Fried Chicken)

Korean KFC represents something really interesting about Korean food. That is how the Koreans, or specifically the South Koreans, are totally and completely up for fusion cooking and taking global … Continue Reading →

Bloody Mary Beef

This slow cooked bloody Mary beef recipe is from Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food and it is just fab! He used a Kilo of beef brisket though which my butcher didn’t … Continue Reading →

SOUP – Broccoli, Gruyére and Chorizo Soup

This soup recipe is from this months BBC Good Food magazine and is just what the doctor ordered for those cold wintery days. God knows I love those brothy Asian … Continue Reading →

Classic Kimchi

This Classic Kimchi is such an addictive vegetable dish. It’s not an acquired taste either, or at least not for me. After the first time I tasted it, I was … Continue Reading →

Radish Kimchi

Kimchi is the national dish of Korea and is essentially a way of preserving vegetables by salting them and storing them in airtight containers or the beautiful earthenware Onggi. While … Continue Reading →

Korean Steamed Egg Custards

These savoury Korean steamed egg custards are so easy to throw together and a fantastic addition to an authentic Korean dinner. Korean meals often consist of a number of different … Continue Reading →

Doenjang and Tofu Soup

This doenjang soup is so healthy and delicious. It’s vegan too so it will please everyone! If you choose to use shop-bought vegetable stock instead of making the one in … Continue Reading →

Buffalo Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Dip

I think this Buffalo Cauliflower recipe makes for a fantastic side dish or lovely finger food to have with drinks. If serving them at a party it’s probably best to … Continue Reading →

Traditional Lasagne

Lasagne, like most Italian food, is often imitated poorly. But unfortunately for the Italians, because of the combination of cheese, meat and carbs, even poor imitations are still really tasty. … Continue Reading →

Traditional Tagliatelle Bolognese

I’m proud to say that this Tagliatelle Bolognese recipe it totally authentic and delicious! It’s also a far cry from the spag-bol I grew up eating with the sauce from … Continue Reading →

Seafood Linguine

I made this Seafood Linguine recently when a friend was calling on her lunch break to give me some professional advice on home-renovations that I’m having done. I felt that … Continue Reading →

Melting Meatballs Macaroni

This Melting Meatballs Macaroni is from October’s BBC Good Food Magazine and was so delicious. There are 3 separate components though, the sauce, the meatballs and the pasta that all … Continue Reading →