BEAN AND CASHEW NUT CURRY

Every time I feel a little peckish when I get home from work I’d make a beeline for my snack box of raw cashew nuts. They are my hellishly fattening but tasty pleasure. I discovered this curry recipe from Rick Stein’s Far East Odyssey cookbook, whom I secretly wish was my lover in the kitchen….

CREAMY CHICKEN, MUSHROOM AND SMOKED PORK CREAMY PASTA

This recipe is so simple, All you need is a few basic ingredients you can find in any supermarket. It cooks a treat, looks and smells wonderful, and your man will just think you are the cleverest thing ever! Admittedly, pasta and runny creamy cheese isn’t the healthiest thing in the world but it’s so…

Auntie Marison’s HEALTHY BREAKFAST

Hello again, I’m sorry I have been away working in the beautiful QLD for 3 months and life have been a little crazy but here I am and BREAKFAST is the best way to say “Hello Im back!” This easy tasty but super healthy breakfast is so easy to make, that I dont think it…

CORNED BEEF OR SILVERSIDE

Since this is not the the type of meat I would I eat regularly but I can not pass up the opportunity to cook something I had never cook before. When choosing recipes to share on my website, I was worried there would be too many spicy hot and complicated dishes, which always contain meat or hot…

HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE

Hainanese chicken rice is most commonly associated with Singaporean, Malaysian and Hainanese cuisines, although it is also popular in Thailand and Vietnam. This is a dish where I would cross continents for and there are people who wouldn’t let a day go by without a plate of chicken rice. This was my dear grandfather favourite, as a…

NOODLES IN A JAR

This is perfect for work lunches, to complete this recipe simply add hot water to the jar when you ready to eat. Perfect, easy and yummy! Growing my mum would always save pasta jar for extra container and this had rubbed of on me. So for this recipe I am using a clean pasta jar…

MASSAMAN CURRY BEEF

MASSAMAN CURRY took the first place on CNN Best Food Of The World in 2011 “Emphatically the king of curries, and perhaps the king of all foods. Spicy, coconutty, sweet and savory, its combination of flavors has more personality than a Thai election. Even the packet sauce you buy from the supermarket can make the…

PAD THAI PRAWN

This is one of the most famous dishes in Thailand. Everyone who visits should try it. To make it you need to use small white rice noodles of the dried variety and you can also substitute prawn with pork, beef or chicken.   INGREDIENTS – Serves 2 6 large green prawns, peeled, deveined 10 g (about 1…

SPICY SOBA NOODLE IN TANGY TAMARIND SAUCE

SOBA is the Japanese name for buckwheat. It usually refers to thin noodles made from buckwheat flour, or buckwheat and wheat flours. This recipe is a simple stir-fry noodle packed full of flavoured and vegetables. You can enjoy this dish hot or cold, perfect as on the go/out of office lunch. INGREDIENTS – Serves 2 Stir…

ROTI AND CORN BEEF CURRY

This is a recipe that my son Fijian grandmother would make on special events or family get together; nobody makes it like her! and since she never uses exact measurements, I’ve tried to guess it as best as I can. The roti is a flat  bread that is used to eat the curry. This can be quite…