Whether you are a novice cook, a stay-out-of-the-kitchen person or, an experienced food-lover, a fine steak always means luxury. These properly matured Black Angus fillet steaks from Foodsaver Stores are just that. Grilled, pan seared or roasted, whichever way you decide to cook it, you will end up with a glorious meal on your plate.Continue reading
Don’t you just love easy meals bursting with flavour? When your guests are wowed and think that you spent endless time in the kitchen to prepare? When your hubby believes you are a domestic goddess when all you did was a fantastic marinade? I do! Black tiger prawns from Foodsaver Stores are so “meaty” and flavourful, they are your perfect excuse for a marinade. Continue reading
Yes, these are the so-called Chinese BBQ ribs only they have nothing to do with a grill. They are entirely cooked in a conventional oven. And they are not red.
It happened one hot hot hot summer day. I had these wonderful, meaty baby-back ribs in the fridge but couldn’t find the strength to go outside (it was 39 C) and fire up my grill. Continue reading
This tasty pasta dish is my variation of Chinese noodles. In fact “Mitsides” spaghettini is ideal to cook with all the amazing Chinese flavours, like ginger, garlic, soy sauce etc. This terrific meal is a real crowd pleaser. You can improvise by adding prawns, beef or your favourite veggies. It’s a very easy dish, but remember that the number one rule in stir-frying is advance preparation and having all your ingredients near the stove. So make sure you have everything within reach before you turn up the heat. Continue reading
Everybody loves noodles. Especially home-cooked noodles. Rosie -a precious lady, whose every day help makes my life so much easier and keeps my sanity at (barely) acceptable levels- makes the most fantastic noodles. She uses rice noodles, chicken and whatever veggies she finds in the fridge. With the right amount of chilli and sauces, she always manages to present a great meal. I’ve watched her many times and eventually I created my version of this lovely dish. Continue reading
This must be one of my favourite vegetarian dishes. The presentation might not be very convincing but the taste is amazing. You can prepare it in a flash and it tastes even better the next day. Serve it with a bowl of basmati rice, sprinkled with toasted coconut. Yum! Continue reading
An excellent vegetarian main, or side salad. Very easy to prepare and full of fantastic flavours. The tomatoes add moisture and the tangy dressing balances the spicy flavor from the chilli. The black mustard seeds are necessary as they add most of the fragrance and make the dish. Continue reading