This recipe was influenced an old school friend’s mum. She’s Chinese, and as a teen I would spend all of my time at their home. I have to say everything she cooked was delicious, even her toast in the morning tasted amazing; I have no idea how she buttered it! But my favourite dinner was … Continue reading Chinese Beef Curry
Ever since I was a kid Spaghetti Bolognese has always been my favourite comfort dinner. It made me so happy opening the front door to the smell of this as a kid. My mum’s recipe of this was one of the first she passed on and over the years I have adapted it. This recipe is rich and … Continue reading Spaghetti Bolognese
Did you know you can’t use ‘beefstew’ as a password? ….It’s not STROGONOFF!! This recipe was handed down from my mum, she would use quick fry beef in strips. My recipe slowly cooks chunks of beef so they are tender and the sauce is rich, creamy and tasty. She always used red wine, but I … Continue reading Slow cooked beef Stroganoff
I love Oxtail, it is such an underused meat; yet one of the tastiest. It has a rich taste unlike any other and when cooked slowly just melts in your mouth. I use to order this dish in an Italian restaurant in Hong Kong when I went on business trips, it was always one of … Continue reading Braised Oxtail Ragu with Pappardelle
A French inspired stew with red wine, thyme and garlic. The meat is braised in red wine. Braising comes from the French word ‘braiser’ and involves both frying the meat at a high temperature to sear then cooking the meat slowly in liquid in a covered pot.
We had Spaghetti Bolognese on Monday and I made enough so that I could make Lasagne last night!! Bolognese is my all-time favourite dish, ever since I was a kid I couldn’t get enough of it. Even though I love most foods this comforting dish is just the BEST!!! This Lasagne is full of flavour … Continue reading My Ultimate Lasagne
We had Spaghetti Bolognese on Monday and I made enough so that I could make Lasagne last night!! Bolognese is my all-time favourite dish, ever since I was a kid I couldn’t get enough of it. Even though I love most foods this comforting dish is just the BEST!!! This Lasagne is full of flavour … Continue reading Lactose Free Lasagne