Tag Archive: garlic

Garlic and chili green beans (pre-birthday Gressingham duck-fest)

These beans are a combination of my garlicky green beans and the green beans in mustard seeds. They can easily be made the day before and then microwaved, or you can make them on… Continue reading

Stir-fried chicken and pak choi in oyster sauce

I’ve been trying to eat more healthy (mainly because I’m still recovering from the Weekend of Food 2014!), which is why I haven’t been posting a lot of new recipes lately. Mostly, I’ve… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Pommes Anna (crispy potato stacks)

What goes well with naked duck breast and garlicky green beans? Potatoes. Crispy potatoes. Thinly sliced potatoes. With layers of buttery leek and garlic. And thyme. Mmmmhhh thyme. This post is part of… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Garlic soup (Tourain Blanchi à Ail)

Wine pairing: Malbec This post is part of the Weekend of Food series. Read more about our adventures here.  I love garlic and cannot cook without it. In fact, there is hardly a… Continue reading

Halloumi stir-fry (vegetarian)

Last year, I went vegetarian for a month, which resulted in quite a few creative recipes. So this year, I decided to do the same, and the first new dish I made was this delicious… Continue reading

100th post: Tortellini in a light cream sauce with chanterelles

I did it! I reached 100 blog posts!! In a way, it would have been nice to make this one a little more special, but on the other hand, what is more special than… Continue reading

Fajitas, Swindian style

One of my biggest problem with fajitas (and in life) is that I don’t like tomatoes. I wish I did, I really do, because it would make life a lot easier. However, it… Continue reading

Rice wine pork mince with beans and mushrooms

The day I discovered pork mince was an important one. I don’t remember when exactly it was, but I know that it changed my view of mincemeat entirely. It is much lighter than… Continue reading

Tattie soup with bits o’ bacon

I have never made or eaten potato soup before. But when I found myself with lots of leftover potatoes (why do they always sell them in such big bags??), the thought suddenly popped… Continue reading

Crispy tuna and pasta bake

This recipe is another one of Mummy Swindian’s classics – it is a very homey, warming, delightfully crunchy dish. It was inspired by Betty Bossi (of the onion chopper), but we improved upon… Continue reading

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