Month: August 2015

  • Eggs three ways

    Eggs three ways

    I used to say that I can cook but I can’t boil an egg. Boiling an egg was (in theory) the first thing you learned in the kitchen but it was something I found difficult to master. Too many variables! Egg size. Egg temperature. Water temperature. Timing. End result – unknown until you crack the […]

  • Delicious monkey bread

    Delicious monkey bread

    I don’t know why this bread is called Monkey Bread, if someone can enlighten me that would be great! This recipe was on strong rotation when I was growing up and Mum would often make a batch or two when we had people coming over for dinner. My cousin Amy was particularly fond of it […]

  • Vietnamese pork rolls

    Vietnamese pork rolls

    A tiny, slightly dodgy looking shop front in what used to be a public toilet does not sound like a place where you would find delicious food. I am a firm believer that in order to find the best Asian food you need to learn to appreciate the mystery and have a sense of adventure, so take […]

  • Carrot cake

    Carrot cake

    I had 3 sad carrots lost in my fridge drawer so instead of making soup I turned them into a delicious carrot cake. I made this recipe regularly when I lived in France as my host dad loved to have a slice (sans icing) for breakfast every morning which he dunked in his bowl of […]

  • Chimichurri sauce

    Chimichurri sauce

    Chimichurri sauce is a flavour filled South American dressing that goes well with grilled meats aaaand pretty much anything else. Eggs, avocado, slow cooked chickpeas or beans, steamed vegetables, fish, baked potato and sour cream… the list goes on. This sauce is a perfect blend of sour, salty and spicy rounded out with parsley to finish. […]