A Penne is a cylinder shape pasta piece which originally meant “Quilt”. (I gather that’s where the word writing pen comes from) It”s great with sauces as the centre of Read More >>
The French translation of “Pain Perdu” means lost bread, or spoiled bread, a recipe devised to use up left over stale bread. Created during wartime economies in a way not Read More >>
A gnocchi meaning “Knot in Wood” is a dumpling made from soft dough consisting of flour, eggs and potato. There are huge variations that you can make to accompany it, Read More >>
Fish stock forms the basis for seafood sauces, soups, seafood meals and more. This is a basic version with the addition of optional white wine. Make a big batch, then Read More >>
Thai Yellow curry has many uses and surprisingly quite underrated considering the beautiful flavours and aromas. Once you make this soup yourself, you’ll be surprised that it’s comparable to some Read More >>
You can’t beat a good Italian sauce, it has so many desirable applications in the kitchen. This one has extra zing, not quite authentic but you will love the flavour. Read More >>
Make this awesome curry paste from scratch then use to make the best curries ever. Freeze or refrigerate ready for use.
Salade lyonnaise is traditionally made with bitter curly leaf lettuce and a poached egg. It’s a dish very similar to the ever famous Caesar Salad. My version is a twist Read More >>
Salsa means sauce in Spanish and is normally quite piquant (hot). This version uses cut vegetables rather than crushed or blended for that extra texture and freshness.
A quick meal option for a delightful lunch packed with Italian flavours. Instead of a mortar and pestle you can also make the pesto in a food processor. If you’re Read More >>
Penne is a common pasta that has a cylindrical shape, the named derived from the word “pen” due to its hollow round shape. This recipe uses fresh tomato for the Read More >>
Woks are made of cast iron or carbon steel, to avoid them rusting in storage manufacturers coat them with a factory oil. This oil needs to be scrubbed away before Read More >>