Tag Archive: lemon

Chicken in white wine and cream sauce with wild rice

This chicken in cream sauce is a comforting dish I grew up with, and one that I have struggled to recreate whenever I’m not at home in Switzerland. The reason for this is… Continue reading

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

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

Lemon meringue pie

Following on from the recipes for fried chicken and mashed potatoes, I will now share the glory that was the dessert at our Weekend of Food: lemon meringue pie. It was a hard… Continue reading

Guest Post: Spicy Chicken-Halloumi Tortilla Wraps

Last night, I was ordered to stay out of the kitchen and let somebody else take over. In all honesty, I was a bit hesitant about this, but I was given no choice!… Continue reading

Baked salmon + vegetable stir fry – in homemade teriyaki sauce

At university, I always had a bottle of readymade teriyaki sauce on hand. I would put it in fried rice, mix it in every stir-fry and just use it almost as commonly as… Continue reading

Easy and delicious garlic chicken

Last night, I needed a no-fuss dinner as I just wasn’t in the mood for cooking something elaborate. I found some chicken thighs and legs in the freezer, and once they were defrosted… Continue reading

Fragrant beef stew with aubergine

I am moving house this weekend and so I am trying to keep my fresh food to a minimum. This recipe demonstrates the importance of always having a basic set of spices and… Continue reading

Delicious home-made hummus

There are few feelings that rival the joy one gets when receiving a new kitchen gadget. Apart from the feeling when you use it for the first time. I have had this with… Continue reading

Chicken egg drop soup (with green bean noodles)

You know when you spend all day thinking about what you’re going to cook for dinner, only to get home and realise that your planning was futile? This happened to me today, when… Continue reading

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