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…

HEALTHY BACON AND EGGS BREAKFAST

If your man really dislike the word ‘healthy’ or ‘vegetable’ or even worse eating them, then I know you’ll have a challenge on your hands to get him to eat vegetables or healthy dishes BUT ‘healthy’ and ‘vegetable’ don’t have to be a swearword when it’s come to feeding him! You just have to learn to…

MUFFIN FRITTATAS WITH BACON

  My husband have been feeling a little under the weather this weekend and I think he need some loving inside and out! and since he is not fond of eating a lot of vegetables at once I have to find a way to hide it. ‘Big THANK YOU’ to the Hemsley sisters, they have inspired me…

WHAT SPICE ?!!

  Herbs and spices are invaluable in the kitchen, not only because they help to make our food taste good with out the need for excessive amounts of salt but also because they are healing foods. “MANY HERBS AID DIGESTIVE”   ALL SPICE – Available whole of ground, allspice are small, dark brown berries similar in size…

THAI GREEN CURRY CHICKEN

This familiar classic that should never be extremely spicy or hot, has as its base a paste of chillies, galangal and lemon grass. Bitter vegetables such as Thai eggplant offset the sweetness of the coconut cream. You can replace chicken with tender steak or pork. As for vegetables, you use green beans, carrots or zucchini. INGREDIENTS –…

LARB PORK – SPICY GROUND PORK SALAD

Larb means ‘Good Fortune’ I use pork for this recipe but you can replace pork with minced meat, minced chicken or even minced duck which is a specialty from Ubon Rachathani (my hometown). Larb usually served with raw vegetables such as snake beans, cabbage or lettuce. INGREDIENTS – Serve 4 1 tablespoon of uncooked jasmine…

RED LENTIL WITH SWEET POTATO AND PUMPKIN COCONUT CURRY

This is an easy one pot meal, perfect for one of those lazy nights. It is quick and requires very little work but will still taste delicious. The sweet potato and pumpkin adds lovely chunks of texture and sweetness and the red lentils make it a thick hearty soup. You can replace pumpkin with thin…

SPICES GIVE LIFE

If variety is the spice of life, it certainly must be said that spices give life  – or at least food – its variety. “Hot & Spicy” defines good eating for millions of people who would not dream of consuming bland, unseasoned food when piquant delights are available at every turn to pleasantly stimulate and…