Tag Archive: onion

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

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

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

Review of Augustine Kitchen, Battersea

This weekend was one of the best I have had in a long time. On Friday night, I went to the Maroon 5 concert courtesy of an online competition, on Saturday I had… 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

Poha (flattened rice with vegetables)

In plain and simple terms, poha is just flattened rice. It is then mixed up and fried with various vegetables to create a very light dish, which is usually eaten for breakfast. You… 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

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

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