Tag Archive: mushroom

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

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

Slow-cooked boeuf bourguignon

This is one of my masterpieces. Like many dinners previously, it was borne out of one ingredient that was found in the freezer. In this case, it was some diced cubes of beef.… Continue reading

Garlicky gnocchi with creamy spinach sauce

When you have a packet of gnocchi in your fridge for a while, you tend to start dreaming about what you could do with it. My flatmate and I have been discussing the… Continue reading

Crispy bacon risotto with baby spinach and shiitake mushrooms

My father always says that the most important quality a cook must have is patience. With risotto, this is even more crucial, as the cook may be tempted to turn up the heat… 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

Beef teriyaki stir-fry with shiitake mushrooms

I. Love. Leftovers. I take leftovers to work for lunch almost every day, and I love re-using ingredients. So after I made teriyaki sauce from scratch, I decided to use it again, in… 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

Green Thai fish curry (from scratch!)

NB: I’ve updated this post with photos from my even newer flat, but the recipe is exactly the same! This weekend was moving weekend, and so most of it was spent carrying boxes… Continue reading

Stir-fry chicken made interesting

Like most people, I often resort to stir-fry when I am feeling uncreative. However, I always try and find a way to make it more interesting than just vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.… Continue reading

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