Steamed Ladies Fingers (Okra)

Ladies fingers aka okra are Hubs’ favourite veggies of all time. Yes, he likes spinach, he likes veggies in general but ladies fingers? He absolutely loves them. A lot of people are turned off by the slimy insides and I can see why! However, if they are prepared well, ladies fingers would end up being […]

Bacon & Dates Brussels Sprouts

My brother sent me a picture of a stalk full of Brussels sprouts that he got for for like £2 or something outrageous like that. I was sooooo jealous. One little tiny carton here that contains maybe 12 sprouts costs at least twice as much! They’re usually quite dried and shriveled during the regular times of […]

Lamb Stew

I love all types of stews. Western stews, Asian stews… They both use different methods of preparation but in essence, it’s a pot of tough meat simmering in some flavourful liquids until they get fork tender. Western stews, like this one, usually starts out with similar ingredients. It’s really a matter of making it your […]

Lemongrass Beef Stirfry

I’ve been pretty good at posting in the past 2 weeks, haven’t I? Sometimes it takes motivation to log on and type stuff. Haha! I love being able to document all the stuff I’ve been cooking just so I can look back to see what I’ve done and how much I’ve learnt through the years. […]

ABC Braised Chicken Wings

I meant to make soup the other night and thought I had some pork spare ribs in my freezer. It happens sometimes when I assume and don’t check. At least for cooking, you can maneuver around these oversights. When it comes to baking, you’re done for if you’re halfway through the batter and realize you […]