Tag Archive: sugar

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

A 3-course meal with simple Indian-style green beans

I haven’t been posting as much since moving to Munich, and I do apologise for that. In truth, I have found myself gravitating towards old, familiar recipes and experimenting less, partly because I have… Continue reading

Whisky cream sauce with a hint of mustard (for Burns Night)

To see the full menu for Burns Night, click here. It’s very difficult for me to tell you what quantities to use for this one, as we just threw it all in the… 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

Ganache Macaron Baking class at Boxpark, Shoreditch, 4th December 2013

“Baking is a science, cooking is an art.” This phrase has never been clearer to me than it was yesterday. Macarons should not be mixed too much, or too little. You need to… Continue reading

Mummy G’s Apple Cake

I don’t often make desserts (as you can tell by the size of the dessert section on this blog!), but I do enjoy eating them. Mostly, I rely on my good friend The… 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

Home-made plain granola

Making my own granola came from a number of reasons. I don’t like raisins. I like oat clusters. I prefer the dried cranberries I can buy separately to the ‘freeze-dried fruit’ you find… Continue reading

Sweet, sour and spicy aubergine

I am a little obsessed with aubergine. Ever since I discovered I like it, I try to make it as often as possible, as I am quite fussy with vegetables and have to… 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

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