Tag: homemade

Recipes, Salad recipes

Recipe: Beef salad with a stunning secret dressing

It’s time to get back into the kitchen and today’s dish is inspired by my recent visit to Vietnam. We stayed in the fabulous Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort and Spa and enjoyed dishes created by genius Chef Hoang. I was amazed at the beautiful salads he served up and kept trying to work out […]

Recipes, Soup recipes, Starter recipes

Recipe: Traditional Vietnamese Pho

Today it’s time to get back in the kitchen and cook something Vietnamese. I loved the food so much on my recent trip there and even did a cookery course at the wonderful Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort and Spa. Vietnamese cuisine is considered one of the healthiest in the world. It incorporates lots of fresh […]

Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Festive cranberry and white chocolate cookies

The festive season gives me an excuse to do more baking. It’s not something I’ve done that much of in my life so it’s taken me a while to realise how amazingly satisfying it is. You mix a load of dry stuff, add wet stuff to make it stick together, put it in the oven and somewhat […]

Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Cheesy roasted vegetable bake

While I do love my meat and could never imagine giving it up, I am also a huge fan of vegetables and love coming up with different dishes. So today instead of simply roasting a fresh selection I decided to try roasting and then baking with a cheese and tomato sauce. The result is a delicious […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipe: Vietnamese-style grilled chicken thighs

So I’m getting very excited as I’m going to be heading off to Vietnam soon. A country I’ve never been to and have been longing to visit for a while. I don’t quite know what to expect but I do know the food is going to be fabulous. So, inspired by my upcoming trip, here’s […]

Recipes

Creamy baked eggs with garlic and chilli

Baked eggs are an old favourite of my childhood. Popped into the oven topped with cheese, a simple dish that makes such a comforting breakfast. Of course there are many ways to bake an egg and this indulgent creamy recipe makes for a fabulous light lunch – or even a starter for dinner. This easy recipe […]