Monthly Archives: September 2014

Over-Simplified But Time-Saving Paella – I’ve Made Peace With Jamie

I’ve always, always preferred Gordon Ramsay over Jamie Oliver. I mean, you just have to take sides in the epic chef-off when you live in England, don’t you? Ramsay is, no doubt, the god of cooking for me. Well, the … Continue reading

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Home-made Pizza – Oh My Goodness, This is Actually So Easy

I’ve always found online pizza recipes off-putting. Why? Because of that “oh” moment when you reach the ‘let rise for 24 hours’. That’s when I navigate away from the page onto some nearby restaurant’s menu, and my warm, steaming, delicious … Continue reading

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Pan-fried Pork Shoulder Steaks with Mushy Peas and Lime – a.k.a. I bought a hand blender!

For so long I’ve wanted to own my own hand blender that I never actually got around to seeing how much one would cost, for example. So when my boyfriend invited me to the magical world of Argos and I … Continue reading

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Tamarind-glazed Chicken – Experiments

I’ve had a chronic fear of chicken thighs for about two years now. The reason for this is two years ago I bought a pack of fresh chicken thigs from a butcher – it was the first time I’ve bought … Continue reading

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