Fried Rice in a wok

Authentic Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

This authentic Chinese fried rice recipe is both simple and delicious. Why order a takeaway or go to a Chinese restaurant when you can make an awesome dish at home? This dish is suitable for vegetarians, just take out the meat ingredients, you can use any vegetables or leftovers from the fridge as well – whatever you fancy.

I’m a big fan of coconut oil and normally use that instead of the olive oil but vegetable/sunflower oil is fine as well. For the rice, I recommend using a rice cooker and not using the pre boiled bags you find in the super markets. I typically don’t use salt with this dish as I find the soy sauce makes it salty enough. Continue reading

Pasta served with chicken wrapped in ham

Pasta Dough Recipe

I love making pasta from scratch. The first few times, it was hit and miss as I don’t think I had the ingredients right. However, after the fourth or fifth time, it got a lot easier. Practice makes perfect. You definitely need a pasta roller machine which makes it a lot easier! Semolina flour is really useful for preventing the pasta from sticking to itself. Using a mixer with a dough hook also saves you kneading the dough. Continue reading

Steak Sandwich Recipe

During the week, I typically don’t have the time to prepare a nice lunch. The weekends are a little bit different, theres more time to spend in the insane kitchen and I have a few tried and trusted lunch recipes I turn to like this easy steak sandwich recipe. Be warned though, this lunch will fill you up! It will take you less than 15 minutes to prepare this sandwich and will easily keep you feeling full until dinner time. Continue reading

Easy Cheese Straw Recipe

Are you having a dinner party or just having a few friends over and want to impress them with a fancy and delicious treat? This is a fool proof snack/finger food that I’ve used a few times for guests. Cheese straws are easy, quick and tasty. You can combine it with a bunch of sauces or dips too like tomato, sour cream, garlic mayo or cheese or just eat them on their own. Continue reading

lamb chops lunch or light snack

Lamb Chops with Spinach Recipe

This is a simple lamb chops with spinach recipe that is quick and easy to make, ideal for a nice lunch when served with a side salad. Good food doesn’t have to take long to make and this dish can be prepared within 15 minutes and makes for a wonderful lunchtime meal.

A nice glass of white wine also goes well with this to wash it down. Continue reading

chicken and broccoli baked in the oven

Easy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

An easy dish I normally make when I’m short on time or just want something filling. This easy chicken and broccoli bake dish can be prepared the day before, you can store it in the fridge and the next day, you just have to turn on your oven and throw it in.

This is a nice and hearty dish, perfect for a cold winters day or for a nice lunch. You can make a big batch of this which is great for serving when friends or family are around for a meal. As it is so simple to make, it will give you more time to entertain your guests, just make sure to keep an on the oven. Continue reading