MiMi Aye’s Spicy Sichuan Noodles

Published in 2014, MiMi Aye’s Noodle! was a huge success, and introduced many cooks to the delights of South East Asian noodle recipes. Read my review here and then head out to buy the ingredients for this delicious recipe. MiMi Aye’s Spicy Sichuan Noodles (Dan Dan Mian) Published with permissionAlso known as ‘dandan noodles’ abroad, ... Read more »

Year of the Rooster | Perfectly Poached Chicken Cantonese-Style + Spring Onion & Ginger Dip

Wishing all who celebrate the Chinese New Year a healthy, happy and prosperous one. ‘Kung hei fat choy’ (Cantonese) or ‘gong xi fa cai’ (Mandarin) to you! To celebrate the new year of the rooster, we have another wonderful guest post by my friend Diana Chan. The Chinese lunar new year has just begun. Each ... Read more »

Sweet Potato Dauphinoise With Caramelised Red Onion Chutney

Taking a leaf from the Americans and their typical Thanks Giving meals, I am particularly drawn to the inclusion of sweet potato dishes as a rich and delicious side to roast turkey. So much so that I decided to add this tradition to our Christmas Day feast, creating a creamy Dauphinoise of sweet potato layered ... Read more »

Happy Eating, Happy Memories

It’s no secret that I love good food and sometimes I love it a little too much! The older I get, the more heartburn and indigestion become a regular nuisance, especially when I overindulge or I’m particularly stressed. In fact, you won’t catch me leaving the house without a packet of Rennie tablets in my ... Read more »

Kavey’s Cheeseboard & Chutney Quiche

This may sound like heresy from a self-confessed cheese addict but sometimes – especially after a few weeks of excess eating that nearly always includes a copious cheese board – I really fancy something different. It’s not that I get cheesed out… wash your mouth out for even thinking such a thing! But the same ... Read more »

Edd Kimber’s Flourless Chocolate & Almond Bundts | from Chocolate by Dom Ramsey

A few weeks ago I reviewed Chocolate: Indulge Your Inner Chocoholic. This lovely book by my friend and chocolate expert Dom Ramsey is the perfect gift for anyone who loves good chocolate and wants to learn more about its history, how it’s made, where it’s grown, what fair trade and bean-to-bar mean, and even how ... Read more »