There are many recipes that I have taken away with me from the kitchen of my adolescence. And while the majority of these recipes include soups, stews, and roasts, I will never forget one Christmas being handed a Tupperware box of what looked like a syrupy purple coleslaw and being told to nuke it in … Continue reading COCA COLA CABBAGE
Sunday mornings are often reserved for waking up, refusing to surface until you absolutely must, 12 cups of coffee from my Wonder Woman mug and then a cannonball movement through the door to crack on with whatever the day has in store for me. However, I will always find time to throw something hot in … Continue reading EGGS POACHED IN CHILLI TOMATOES
Chocolate Orange & Rum Cake. In time for Easter, I want to present to you my lazy boy’s answer to chocolate cake. Seldom do I bake. I’m a very, very lazy baker. For as much as I love cooking, baking is something I sparsely have time for purely because of its precision. I won’t go … Continue reading CHOCOLATE ORANGE & RUM CAKE
I’ve made many a cheesecake in my Kitchen and despite there being 4, 200 something ways to do one – I always find myself slinking back to the one method. Naturally, this method is both the quickest and the easiest (pardon my impatience and idleness) but more so because I find this method to … Continue reading WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE WITH GINGER BISCUIT BASE
Chocolate & Hazelnut Cookies. While the concept of baking is a rather daunting one to a hap handed calamity like myself, the enticement of chocolate and hazelnut is more alluring than the daunt. It seems as though when it comes to baking cookies – or more so, eating them – my baking nervosa is trumped … Continue reading CHOCOLATE & HAZELNUT COOKIES
Roast Tomatoes & Chorizo. I think the time has come to have this discussion. Don’t you just love it? I mean, as if it weren’t enough that it is so tightly packed with enough flavours that I’m happy to eat it raw (don’t judge me), but it also has enough fatty pimentón oils (basically a … Continue reading ROAST TOMATOES & CHORIZO
Honey Chicken & Lemon Roast There is nothing more reassuring during a stressful work day than knowing your dinner is resting idly in the plastic comfort of a ziplock bag in the icy coolness of your freezer. Now I know that may sound like a ‘round the bushes’ way of glorifying chucking a bunch of … Continue reading HONEY CHICKEN & LEMON ROAST
Here is my second recipe as a contributing writer to http://www.yummymummysworld.com where I tackle the notion of food texture on a developing palette. Critical for the mouths of infants but also interesting to note for any fussy eaters! Chorizo & Turmeric Pilaf. Taste buds are a tricky thing. Ones palette is a constantly developing entity … Continue reading COLLABORATION TIME PART II
Buttermilk Chicken Strips in a Parmesan Breadcrumb Coat (with Lemonnayise Dip). I am currently a contributing writer for the newly revamped and launched website http://www.yummymummysworld.com/. While I do not know what it is like to cook like a parent, I know how it feels to eat like a child so I will be sharing bespoke … Continue reading COLLABORATION TIME.
My name is Mikey and I’m going to tell you the truth about good food. I am going to tell you something that has been veiled with the myth that in order for one to eat, they must ‘pierce the film several times’ or order a takeaway. The truth about good food simply is: you’re … Continue reading The Truth About Good Food.