Tag Archives: easy

Vegetarian Break – Tomato and Mozzarella Re-interpreted

Hello, yes, I’m still alive – frankly just extremely busy trying to survive my MA course. I mean it is fun, but I feel lucky if I get to leave the flat at least once a week nowadays. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Milk Chocolate Brownies – For Loneliness and Sweet Teeth

I find brownies fascinating. When I was about six or seven years old, my kind-of-godmother (who was and is one of my childhood heroes of the kitchen along with my mother) got me and my brother an American cookbook for … Continue reading

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Sole Meuniere, or Close – Discovering the Fishmonger

For the past three years, I have always shopped at supermarkets. In the area where I was based, there wasn’t really a nearby opportunity to buy fresh stuff – no butcher, no market, mainly just quick stop stores and superstores. … Continue reading

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Chilli Beef Lettuce Wraps – Impressive!

I love Asian food. I love the taste, the fragrance, the texture, the versatility – I could honestly live on it. And by Asian food I do indeed mean everything from Indian to sushi. But I especially love it when … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies – Baking Still Gets Me Mad

For some reason, to me, ultimate nuisances come from baking – even though I am┬áthe kind of person who gets angry pretty easily. But honestly, nothing gets me as much as when the sweet pastry doesn’t stick, or the cookie … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Mousse With Lime Zest – Zing Baby, Oh Yeah

I hardly ever eat chocolate, and that is the truth. The reason behind it is usually I’d feel very gulity if I bought chocolate in a store, just like that, to eat. But a few weeks back I decided to … Continue reading

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Veggie Patties – Weekly Vegetable Portion, Done

For a while now I felt like I have ran out of inspiration in the kitchen. I mean, it has been chicken and potatoes for quite some time, and I started missing the challenge and the new in dinners. The … Continue reading

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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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