Easy Home Recipes with an Asian Twist

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Tuna noodles

Tuna noodles

Carry on with my speedy recipes collection here, I managed to make this in between baby’s cries in about 15 mins! That’s not bad for a healthy lunch with my dearest hubby 😉 So we got hold of some yellow fin tuna on offer. Just […]

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 […]

Bang Bang Chicken

Bang Bang Chicken

Bang bang chicken, or Bon bon chicken, or Strange flavour chicken, is a popular chicken dish originated from Szechuen. It’s basically poached chicken with cucumber mixed with a spicy, tangy sesame sauce, topped with spring onions and chillies, served cold. The name strange flavour chicken […]

Jam tarts by a 3 year-old

Jam tarts by a 3 year-old

After the Jubilee bank holiday we’re all feeling a bit worse for wear… James acquired a bad back (from doing what I do not know!), I’m more tired than ever, and Ashleigh had been going to bed late every single night. So on a whim […]

Cheese Rolls (Tiger Rolls)

Cheese Rolls (Tiger Rolls)

Our daily bread is 90% a simple white loaf from our bread machine (shame face). But once in a while, I sort of feel like I should be more creative with my bread, so I’d spend ages trawling through books to find a fancy recipe, […]

Baking with Ashleigh – Lemon cupcakes

Baking with Ashleigh – Lemon cupcakes

Ashleigh’s been helping out in the kitchen for ages now, although his main job is still passing ingredients and stirring, he certainly stepped up and started demanding certain dishes to be cooked. (mostly chocolate cake and pancake…) Today we made some very simple lemon cupcakes. […]

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Sauce

Spaghetti with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Sauce

Hi peeps! The sun is shining today! And with that bright sunshine I took Ashleigh into town on a bus! Thursday in the Market square = farmers market! I spotted some perfectly formed cherry tomatoes. They look so pretty on a vine, I wonder if […]

Banana and Coconut Loaf

Banana and Coconut Loaf

Ashleigh’s gone to bed. James putting things on eBay. It’s 2 o’clock and all these surely means I have to make a tea time treat! We have lots of bananas left in the fruit bowl due to Ash’s demand for them, so banana cake is […]

Mushroom & Pea Curry

Mushroom & Pea Curry

Today I was feeling a bit down. But nothing a good dinner won’t fix! I decided it’s not a day for killing today, so we’re having mushroom and pea curry. Sometimes I think Ashleigh likes curry more than I do, and he can certainly eat […]

Seedy White Loaf

Seedy White Loaf

I know it’s cheap and easy to buy bread from supermarket, but there’s something about baking a loaf of bread by hand that is really satisfying. Today I made a loaf of seedy white bread, it’s good for sandwiches and toasts, I normally make it […]