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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.

Children in Need Cupcakes

Children in Need Cupcakes

So I said I’d bake some cakes for Children In Need cake sale at work! And Thursday comes, mild panic set in as I was dreading to produce bear cakes like … Anyway I made myself a tea and set to work, it is fiddly…

BBC Good Food Show 2013 Tickets Giveaway – NEC

BBC Good Food Show 2013 Tickets Giveaway – NEC

It’s that time of year again when days turn cold and short, and the crackling fire in the fireplace reminds us of Christmas. I’ve started tasting some Christmas recipes (it’s early I know, but you need to test things out first you know). These days…

Green Tea & Tofu Panna Cotta

Green Tea & Tofu Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta – “Cooked Cream” in Italian, is without a doubt one of Ashleigh’s favourite dessert. It’s made of milk, cream and sugar, all boiled in a saucepan and gelatine added to it. A good panna cotta should have a good wobble, and definitely not…

What do I do with all the plums!

What do I do with all the plums!

We inherited a plum tree from the allotment. (Also an apple tree but that will be another story) I was faced with a tree full of plums, I mean… hundreds of them. I even made a fruit picker myself based on the childhood memory of…