Black rice noodles

Every now and then I come across something I haven’t eaten before and I get really hooked. Black rice noodles was love at first bite. I try to always keep a stash but they can be hard to get and sometimes they are out of stock. When I find them I try to buy a … Continue reading

Julianna’s delicious Japanese Curry

Sometimes I can see a recipe and it seems to be calling out to me. I always read through the ingredients and then I know if I have to make it or not. Saying that I have a massive pile of printed and saved as pdf files saved of “must cook” recipes. It usually takes … Continue reading

Coconut curry in a hurry

I forgot to eat lunch and all of the sudden I had that really hungry feeling that I have to eat NOW! I considered the fastest options but with the fridge fairly empty at the moment, I should have gone to the shops but forgot. I was working on a document and got so in to … Continue reading

Crispy salmon with mango and kale salsa in a noodle broth

We haven’t eaten much salmon since I read about salmon farming, lacking in regulation it doesn’t produce healthy fish or is good for the environment. Here is an article, just one of many. This time the fishmonger had sustainable , wild salmon that looked amazing and I knew I had to get some, it is one … Continue reading

Beef and kimchi dumplings with bavette steak

I woke up the other morning and looked out. It was 6.32 am and the sky was beautifully red. From giving the outside world a sleepy eye I instantly woke up and I knew I had to grab the camera and capture the light. It isn’t quite that easy, I had to get everyone awake, … Continue reading

Ramen salmon and halumi burger

Ever since I heard of a ramen burger I have been so curious to try one. I have never found them on any menu but one day I came across this blog and decided to make one myself. It seemed waiting to find one on a menu was a long way off. I had never … Continue reading

Lots of seafood in mushroom broth

We have been enjoying the last of the summer days with some trips around Kent and we always find Whitstable is a great spot to visit. The harbor is beautiful and just as we arrived a Thames barge was helped in to port.     Whitstable is famous for it’s native oysters, they are delicious and … Continue reading

Noodle soup ramen style

The weather was lovely today despite storm and rain warnings. We went to the beach for a lovely pub lunch, a bit extravagant as it takes a little time to get there but it is not often the weather is this lovely. For dinner I didn’t really want something warm, but i didn’t want a … Continue reading

Honey and soy glazed sea bass with rice noodle stir fry

One of my friends stopped eating meat, just by listening to her body and I thought that was a great idea. I decided to eat fish at least one day a week even if that isn’t much, but a starting point. I went to Kingston market, they have a lot of things I can’t get … Continue reading

Welcome to the Year of the Snake, Gong Xi Fa Ca!

As per my previous blog I wanted to challenge myself and cook some Chinese food, I almost never cook Asian foods and the Chinese New Year seemed like a great time to give it a try! I went to Chinatown between meetings one morning to get some of the ingredients. It was all dressed up and the … Continue reading