Category Archives: Mains

a simple tuscan pork ragu (with linguine)

To me, simple is always good. If I can have simple in a pot and place that in the oven, so much the better! Which then brings me to my…

one-pot tuna rice

Do you like the flavors of food from the Mediterranean or the Middle East? With loads of fresh tomatoes and coriander and mint? I love it! Which was why when…

stir-fried minced pork with snow pea shoots and gochujang

The little girl was home today because she was unwell. Since she needs a lot more attention than her brother who is more self-entertaining, I had to cook a really…

thai red curry chicken ‘alfredo’ with linguine | a review of purely fresh online grocery store

I was surfing around on the internet the other day and I chanced upon this really interesting recipe.  Working on the idea along the lines of an Asian Alfredo sauce,…

sesame noodles with grilled miso-glazed salmon

It is indeed an honor to be asked to collaborate with 9 other fantastic cooks on my first cook book. In case you are not aware – Woot! – my very…

roasted chicken with paprika spice rub

I roasted a chicken today for two reasons. The first was that I had a chicken that needed to be cooked – it was one of the two that still…

thai ginger, prawns and glass noodles (กุ้งอบวุ้นเส้น) | goong ob woon sen

I am so excited! Yes, I have something DELICIOUS to share!  Each year I sort of go into some kind of craze over a particular type of cuisine. It was…

easy indonesian nasi goreng

When I was a teacher ages ago and lived alone, I would cook enough food to make up 2 meals a day – one for dinner and the rest to…

roasted thai red curry chicken

I bought a chicken. That, in itself, was not unusual.  But unfortunately, I forgot to instruct the shop people to remove the head and feet of the chicken. So I…

roasted vegetable soup with bacon and croutons | cooking with left-overs

Every year, we serve roasted vegetables at our table for Christmas.  A bag of sweet potatoes, a bag of carrots and potatoes and yet, we still end up with left-over…