Baking and Chinese Cooking

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Sunshine pasties

Sunshine pasties

I am a bit disappointed in myself as I have left my blog to wilt ever since I went back to work full time. But I think now I have finally found a balance and got used to the routine. So I can say now […]

Speedy Frittata

Speedy Frittata

It’s been a very tiring 2 weeks… work do last Friday, bowling night this Thursday and on Friday night we went to celebrate J’s dad’s birthday. A very very late night for everybody and I am shattered, I didn’t even drink! Thursday night I had […]

Ice-Cream Donut

Ice-Cream Donut

When I was asked to come up with an ice-cream recipe (not making it, but using ready made ones), I was so full of ideas and I surprised myself of all kinds of arteries clogging inventions I dreamt up. I think everyone needs an ultimate […]

Amaretti Strawberry Mousse

Amaretti Strawberry Mousse

There’s a change in the air and suddenly summer doesn’t seem so far away any more. With the promise of a healthy glut of strawberries from the allotment, I’ve already been given the order of a strawberries and rhubarb pie from little Ashleigh. The pie […]

BBC Good Food Show Summer @ Birmingham NEC Tickets Giveaway

BBC Good Food Show Summer @ Birmingham NEC Tickets Giveaway

It’s that time of year again! The BBC Good Food Show. The chance to see the a list of celebrity chefs (James Martin, Atul Kochhar, Dhrus Baker, Tom Kerridge and Lisa Faulkner), Masterchef favourites John Torode and Shelina Permalloo, and our Bakeoff sweethearts Paul Hollywood, […]

Easter Day In!

Easter Day In!

I was so excited about having a 4 days weekend and was trying to plan a (another) busy weekend. However I think my bank account and stamina is not agreeing and so we ended up just chilling out and getting a very well-earned rest instead. […]

A Foodies’ Guide to Hong Kong

A Foodies’ Guide to Hong Kong

I was talking to a colleague at work the other day about our travels. When I told him I’m not a big fan of burn-your-tongue-off over the top spicy food, he raised his eyebrows in surprise and said “Oh, that’s strange because most Chinese food […]

Switch the Fish

Switch the Fish

As an island I think we could do better at consuming our seafood. Not only a lot of people pull a funny face when they announce “I don’t eat fish”, but the rest of the fish eating population will only eat a few types of […]

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip Cake (Lo Bak Go)

Turnip cake is a Chinese New Year staple food, you will also find it in any dim sum menu.

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

Baked Lobster in Cheese Sauce with Noodles

A decadent baked lobster dish with a cheese sauce, served on a bed of ginger and spring onion noodles. Perfect for a special occasion.