• IMG_3711
    29 May, 2015

    one-pot rice cooker mexican chicken and ...

    I wanted to cook a one-pot meal today. I had chicken thighs that I wanted to cook for dinner and also some Basmati rice. Actually, I looked into my pa...
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    28 May, 2015

    stir-fried noodles with chicken, cabbage...

    While I was getting ingredients out of the fridge this morning to prep for dinner, the LAM walked into the kitchen to make his breakfast. LAM: What ar...
  • IMG_3336
    27 May, 2015

    banana bread with bourbon sultana

    Boozy boozy boozy! I know I told you this before but you know, I am getting old, so repetitions are allowed. Every year, I buy a big bag of sultanas.....
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    25 May, 2015

    angel hair pasta with chicken, anchovies...

    Have you ever walked into an Italian restaurant, taken a deep breath and thought, “What an amazing smell!” There’s always that extra...
  • IMG_3160
    22 May, 2015

    banana chiffon cake

    I find it very difficult to resist when I see beautiful bunches of bananas in the supermarkets. There are so many things one can make with bananas and...
IMG_3711

one-pot rice cooker mexican chicken and rice

I wanted to cook a one-pot meal today. I had chicken thighs that I wanted to cook for dinner and also some Basmati rice. Actually, I looked into my pantry…

IMG_3479

stir-fried noodles with chicken, cabbage and carrots

While I was getting ingredients out of the fridge this morning to prep for dinner, the LAM walked into the kitchen to make his breakfast. LAM: What are you cooking…

IMG_3336

banana bread with bourbon sultana

Boozy boozy boozy! I know I told you this before but you know, I am getting old, so repetitions are allowed. Every year, I buy a big bag of sultanas…

IMG_3596

angel hair pasta with chicken, anchovies, sun-dried tomatoes and olives

Have you ever walked into an Italian restaurant, taken a deep breath and thought, “What an amazing smell!” There’s always that extra SOMETHING that gives their pasta an extra OOMPH!…

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banana chiffon cake

I find it very difficult to resist when I see beautiful bunches of bananas in the supermarkets. There are so many things one can make with bananas and 9 out…

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slow cooker stewed pork with fermented black beans and garlic

I always say, when one has spent ages wondering what to do – no inspiration – one should go have a poke through one’s freezer. So that was what happened…

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banana blackberry buttermilk bread

I had a few missions to accomplish today. (1) To use up the bananas I bought.  (2) To use up the blackberries that I bought. (3) To use up the…

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chicken bulgogi fried rice with asparagus and mushrooms

I had to cook a quick dinner tonight because I had stuff to do around the house. I looked through the fridge and found a couple of pieces of chicken…

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cocoa walnut brownies

There is a good reason why there are so many brownie recipes out there.  Brownies are easy to make – all you need is a bowl and a spatula or…

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jamaican jerk chicken drumsticks

Have you ever had Jamaican Jerk Chicken?  It is a funny name and apparently the term “jerk is said to come from the word charqui, a Spanish term of Quechua origin…