Tag Archives: Gordon Ramsay

Mushroom, leek and goat’s cheese pasta – Because we all crave sometimes

*UPDATE – Where was my mind? I am talking about oyster mushrooms, not chestnut. Oyster. Duh!* Sometimes I wake up thinking about dinner. Does anyone else do that? For two days I have been thinking about pasta, and although in … 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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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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Sweetcorn Fritters with Yoghurt Dip

This is probably one of the few vegetarian dishes that I truly adore. These little fritters are packed with sweetcorn to the extent where you can hardly taste the batter – and the thai twist on them, added by the … Continue reading

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Orange and chocolate cheesecake, baked – how to make your kitchen smell like a million bucks

One of the million perks of being able to cook: you have a secure way to cheer someone up. One of the million perks of being in a relationship: you have someone to cheer up. So if my boyfriend is … Continue reading

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Olive, pea and pepper frittata – no one told me frittatas were easy!

Seriously though, frittatas are scary… (Fritatta being the thick Spanish omelette that is just as good for breakfast as for dinner.) For the past week, my fridge contained the following: – 1 red pepper – half a can of black … Continue reading

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Christmas dinner – Part 2

Have you seen a meltdown? That can only mean one thing – the lamb turned out just fine! I am sitting on the sofa sipping Baileys and nothing could be more perfect right now. It is true that the filling … Continue reading

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Christmas dinner – Part 1

So tomorrow we’re having our 1st (and probably last) annual (kind of) Christmas dinner with my flat – and me, as the self-designated chef, have started cooking today already. You know, just to make sure. Our menu will consist of … Continue reading

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