Japanese Ginger Pork

Japanese Ginger Pork

Flicking through Harumi’s Japanese Kitchen, reviewer Jack chose this Japanese Ginger Pork (served with potato salad, also in the book) as his first savoury dish to cook. He liked the simplicity of the recipe – in which thin slices of pork loin are quickly marinated in mirin, soy sauce and ginger before being flash-cooked in a ... Read more »

Indonesian Tomato Sambal

Indonesian Tomato Sambal

If you read my recent review of Lara Lee’s Coconut & Sambal, you’ll already know that we loved Lee’s recipe for tomato sambal. This versatile and fiery condiment can be served with many of the Indonesian dishes throughout the book. Made from tomatoes, red chillies, ginger, garlic, shallots and some tamarind and brown sugar (for ... Read more »

Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip

Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip

This Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip is based on my mum’s Indian Coriander, Mint and Green Mango Chutney, a fresh condiment often served with samosas, pakoras, kebabs and other Indian snacks. Keen not to waste the abundance of fresh carrot leaves that were part of our locally grown veg box delivery, we ... Read more »

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Did you enjoy our review of Diana Henry’s From The Oven To The Table? If so, we’re sure you’ll appreciate this delicious recipe from the book, shared with permission from publishers Mitchell Beazley. We’ve recently posted Diana’s Roast Leg of Lamb with Basil, Pecorino, Garlic & Wine. Now, here’s a dessert to go with it, Ginger-Roasted Plums with ... Read more »

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

The Chinese lunar new year has just begun. Each lunar year is represented by an emblem of a living creature in a cycle which repeats every twelve years. This year, it is the rooster’s turn. A rooster’s handsome plumage and heroic air as it struts about makes it the logical choice as an emblem for ... Read more »

Moroccan Tagine Of Lamb With Dates And Almonds

Lamb tagine

The tagine is a mainstay of Moroccan food, traditionally cooked in its eponymous special dish with distinctive conical lid, it is a hearty and aromatic meat stew, often featuring dried fruit. It is often served with couscous and vegetables, and an array of simple salads. This recipe comes from a Moroccan cooking class we took recently, ... Read more »