Savoury Korean Pancakes

 

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So I made this just now for dinner. I’m pretty pleased with myself, because it tastes AMAZING. And it took less than 30 mins to put on the table. AND it’s (relatively) healthy (being gluten free but fried = same same). AND the kid gave it the thumbs up.  It’s crispy and crunchy, and YUMMERS.

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Grilled Miso Eggplant

 

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This is one of those great, no-brainer, side dishes that is so “derrishus”, you’ll ask why you didn’t try it earlier and serve it to your buddies as a nice little scene-stealer.

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Chicken & Water Chestnut One Pot Baked Rice

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Baked Chicken & Chestnut One Pot Baked Rice

Did somebody say one pot cooking?  HELL YES! What’s better for meal-prepping than one-pot cooking? I love this delicious baked rice – it’s comforting and nourishing, perfect for post-gym fuelling and family alike. 

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Stir-fried Prawns & Garlic Stems

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Happy New Year people! It’s been a while, I know. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been eating like a trucker… And now my clothes don’t fit. Dammit!

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Christmas Spring Rolls

 

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Fusion. Such a dirty word to so many foodies. NOT THIS ONE!  No one else but third culture kids will know the joy of eating hard-boiled eggs with Maggi sauce, or condensed milk on toast. There is a lot to be said for the meeting of East and West…

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Broccoli and Beef in Chu Hou Sauce & Saffron Rice

 

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It’s Typhoonmageddon here! Usagi is bearing a direct course for Hong Kong. My dad, the salty sea dog that he is, reckons the signal could go up to 10, with waves of 3m high. It’s the biggest storm in the world so far this year. Read more

Poached Chicken with Chinese Greens & Iberico Ham

 
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I’ve been on a bit of a wellness detox of late, in a bid to lighten my load (physically and mentally).  Sometimes I get so bogged down with stress or tiredness, that it’s easy to reach for the crisp packet or chocolate bar as an instant fix.  I also have come to realise I have a terrible addiction to carbs and sugar,  and I intend to break myself of it. But dammit, did you see my last recipe? Beetroot brownies, anyone? Read more