Thai Yellow Prawn Curry

Sometimes it’s nice when girlfriends come over and to just get a take-away rather than cook an elaborate meal. We normally opt for Thai food and whilst getting a take-away is a hassle free way of entertaining, I usually find that I can’t help myself and end up cooking one of the dishes. We usually … Continue reading

Kick-Ass Texas Style Beef Chili

I used to think that chili was, well, just chili – some mince, a couple of spices and a can of beans. Oh how wrong I was. There’s a whole world of different chili’s out there, all with their own set of methods and rules. ¬†Yes, rules. Fierce debate around beans or no beans, mince … Continue reading

Heston Blumenthal’s Macaroni & Cheese

I recently watched a few episodes of How to Cook Like Heston where Heston Blumenthal takes one ingredient every week and showcases it in a number of recipes. I viewed the episodes on eggs, chocolate and the one this recipe is from, cheese. They were all fantastic programmes with lots of interesting information and tips, … Continue reading

Braised Borlotti Beans with Sausages & Poached Eggs

This recipe, which was featured in a recent Donna Hay magazine, is utterly delicious and as we ate it for dinner on a cold winter evening we both thought what an awesome brunch dish this would make, paired perhaps with some spicy Bloody Marys. It’s quite quick to throw together with the only tricky element … Continue reading