Beef Burgers with Ponzu Avocado & Radish Walnut Pesto


The sweat. The time. The devotion. It pays off…

Kung Hei Fat Choi everyone!  Welcome to the Year of the Horse! That means MEAT…

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White Fish with Caponata



Ahhh, the days when I hated fish… okay, fine, so they’re not THAT long ago! But I AM trying… So this is my second fish dish in two weeks and I’m feeling pretty proud of myself. Many years ago when I was footloose and fancy free, (yeh, that means child-less), I visited my best friend Claire, in Gozo, where she tried to convert me to the wonders of fish. Read more

Seared Steak with Thai Lime Dressing



I am having such a good day, it feels like I’m high.  No special reason for it. But work was a breeze, and it felt like I was floating on my own little cloud.  Wonder if there’s something in the water…

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Japanese Sesame Dressing



Ever have that craving for freshness, greens, that ‘umami’ flavour? Usually I get it after a heavy case of overindulgence. Right now, I’m craving Japanese sesame salad dressing. In HK we can find this in most Japanese supermarkets easily and cheaply but B’town lacks an international superstore – the most exotic thing that ASDA will stock is a Polish aisle, and some instant ramen – so I googled the recipe and found this nice little website: Tess’s Japanese Kitchen.

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