Tag Archive: garlic

Happy Valentine’s Day! Chinese-style spicy mince with aubergine

I would like to address the fact that it is Valentine’s Day tomorrow. Personally, I am not a big fan of this holiday (since I am of the belief that it is a… Continue reading

A move to Germany, and some Massaman beef curry

So, it has happened. I have left London! I will be in the beautiful city of Munich for the next 6 months, and I cannot wait for all the adventures that will surely… Continue reading

8 things I learnt about authentic Chinese cooking from School of Wok

Tonight, I was kindly invited by School of Wok (what a great name!) to partake in their Authentic Chinese Cuisine cooking class, and I had the time of my life. Jeremy was an absolutely… Continue reading

A variation on Gordon Ramsay: Chicken (claypot) rice

For my birthday, one of my friends gave me a Gordon Ramsay cookbook – focusing on East Asian cuisine. This was the perfect present, as I love Oriental cooking but often end up… Continue reading

Spicy Vegetable Tagine with Ras El Hanout

This week has been absolute madness in the best way possible. I had a wonderful New Year’s Eve at my university friend’s house, and then suddenly all my closest uni friends showed up… Continue reading

Champagne saffron risotto with garlic prawns

Yes, I just made risotto last week. Yes, it’s quite heavy and not the healthiest meal. But when your sister tells you about the possibility of putting champagne in risotto, and you see… Continue reading

Spicy Kung Pao chicken

This recipe is an old favourite and is from my favourite food blog, Rasa Malaysia. If you don’t know her blog, please go take a look, it’s absolutely fantastic and every single recipe… Continue reading

Mushroom risotto in rosé wine

The best thing about risotto is that it is almost infinitely versatile. As long as you have arborio rice, some form of wine and stock, you can pretty much add anything else you… Continue reading

Turkey sausages with roast potatoes and red wine-infused mushrooms with spinach… all in goose fat

What a long title. Let me explain. My flatmate and I attended the Taste of Christmas festival on Sunday, and brought  many things home, including the stars of the night’s dinner: Goodman’s Goose Fat and… Continue reading

Taste of Christmas, Tobacco Dock, 24th November 2013

After my visit to the Real Food Festival earlier this year, I jumped at the opportunity to attend another, widely publicised foodie experience: The Taste of Christmas! Thanks to my Tastecard subscription, I… Continue reading