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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 […]

Cake and Bake Show Tickets Giveaway

Cake and Bake Show Tickets Giveaway

It’s giveaway time! With Great British Bake Off on telly every Tuesday, I think the sale of bakeware must be going through the roof. So if you’re inspired to create your very own patisserie treats, you will not be disappointed at the Cake & Bake […]

Super Speedy Saturday Dinner

Super Speedy Saturday Dinner

Weekends seem to be the time to be cooking leisurely, trying out recipes that could take hours to cook up for a lot of people. However I find myself rushing around even more than weekdays during weekend, simply because we tend to go out a […]

Handmade Chinese Noodles Shapes (Cats’ ears noodles) Workshop

Handmade Chinese Noodles Shapes (Cats’ ears noodles) Workshop

Date: 26th July 2013 (Friday) Time: 8 – 9:30 pm Venue: My kitchen in Northampton! Contact me for address. Cats’ ears noodles, one of the many types of Chinese noodles, is easy to make and incredibly versatile. In this 1.5 hours workshop we’ll make the […]

Gastrolux Frying pan

Gastrolux Frying pan

One of the most popular questions I’ve been asked during my cooking workshops is “Can you recommend a good wok / pan for Chinese cooking?” To that question, my answer is, ALWAYS get a heavy cast iron wok and get a good quality non stick […]

Orange and Ginger Chocolate Fondants

Orange and Ginger Chocolate Fondants

A fool-proof step-by-step recipe for chocolate fondants flavoured with orange zest and ginger.