Ben was in Amsterdam a few weekends ago, meaning I had a lot of time to myself to do whatever it was I wanted to do. So what did I do? Well, I cleaned and cooked, so it wasn’t really that much different to a normal weekend with Ben around except the fact I had … Continue reading Traditional Hummus
That was the best Easter weekend I have had for as long as I can remember! The holidays are all about spending time with friends and family, and that’s exactly what Ben and I did. It was a weekend with a lot of food, a cooking mishap or two (i.e. buying the wrong ingredient for … Continue reading Easy Coronation Chicken – Perfect for Sandwiches!
Although it’s winter, and although comfort food is all I have been banging on about, on Saturday night Ben and I decided to go a little Tex Mex to accompany a lazy TV night in. See, the weekend was a bit of a do-nothing-time as I finished up a contract on Friday and needed some … Continue reading Buffalo Wings (with ranch dipping sauce!)
When I was a teenager my brother and sister (and therefore my parents by proxy) were involved in the medieval community, which meant a lot of my teenage years were spent around medieval fares, banquets, and people who dressed up in chain mail and whacked each other with swords. Considering I was more into Nirvana … Continue reading How to Make Mulled Wine
When you're gluten free, like me, it can be a pain to find new and interesting, let alone delicious, ways to keep your guests fed and entertained whilst you prepare the main course. Cue this sexy little number - easy enough to prepare in advance, and then grill in the George Foreman when your guests arrive. … Continue reading Grilled Asparagus & Serrano Ham
Cong You Bing are Chinese Shallot Pancakes, a savoury pancake that I absolutely adore! The first time I had these was at my local Sushi Station where they were served wrapped around karaage, cream cheese, tomato and lettuce – a very interesting fusion combination! However, these can be served with just about any filing you … Continue reading Cong You Bing