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Nigel Slater’s Coconut Chilli Chicken


I love to cook Asian inspired recipes, especially if there are nice and spicy! Not only do they have great flavours but quite often they’re simple and straightforward. You may have to spend some extra time preparing the ingredients but on the whole, nothing to complicated. A good example of how simple it can be […]

How To Make Your Own Tamarind Paste From Scratch


There is a store on the edge of town that specialises in food from around the world. Seeing as I like spicy food and currently experimenting with Thai and Indian recipes, I picked up a box of tamarind. It’s used world wide in cooking as it provides a sweet and sour flavour. Did you know […]

Anglo-Asian Lamb Salad


Today’s recipe for Anglo-Asian lamb salad comes from celebrity cook Nigella Lawson. It looks delicious and as Nigella says it’s more than just a salad. The vibrant colours and punchy flavours from the dressing make this a really attractive and tasty dish to make for guests and anything left over would be lovely for lunch […]

Thai fish cakes with sweet chilli dip


Today’s recipe for Thai fishcakes with sweet chilli dip is from chef Marcello Tully who is Head Chef at Kinloch Lodge on the Isle of Skye. This dish is easy to put together and only takes about 40 minutes to make. The recipe calls for Whiting but if you can’t find this then Cod or […]

Hot and spicy with Thai week


This week we went all Asian with Thai week. Did you spot any recipes that took your fancy? Personally I love hot and spicy food so this week was just great. I’m going to try them all!

Thai Week: Thai Fish Cakes


It’s our last Thai recipe of the week and we are rounding it off with Thai Fish Cakes. Full of flavour and easy to make, this recipe comes with a cucumber relish. Delicious as a light snack or put with salad or vegetables for a main meal. Ingredients for your Thai Fish Cakes: 250 g […]

Thai Week: Crispy chilli beef with broccoli


Continuing with our Thai Week I’ve found a really vibrant and healthy recipe for crispy chilli beef with broccoli. It’s taken from the BBC Good Food website and was featured in Olive magazine – a particular favorite read of mine. This is really easy and quick to make in just six steps. Ingredients needed for […]

Thai Week: Have you tried Gluay Kag? Deep fried banana Thai style!


  Gluay Kag or deep fried banana, is a Thai dessert. Demonstrating how to make this, is the lovely Pailin Chongchitnant. I have never seen anyone discuss the finer details of a recipe as much has her. Right down to the ‘how and why’ of each ingredient! Just shows how much she loves to cook. As […]

Thai Week: Chicken Pad Thai


I’ve tried Chicken Pad Thai during my trips to Thailand and it’s one of my faves – it’s delicious! It’s found on every menu and even from the street vendors. The combination of chicken, noodles and peanuts along with the beautiful spices is a real winner but if you don’t like chicken I have eaten it with prawns which […]