Rice and Noodles

Tuna Steak with Chilli Lemon Rice and Balsamic Rocket

Lemon and chilli are great flavours with tuna and this dish is zingy and fresh. Chop up a red onion and a pepper and fry them in chilli olive oil (or a chopped chilli in plain olive oil) for a few minutes. Stir in however much rice you want and the juice of about half […]

Good Home Cooking On A Blustery Night

Britain has been battered by storms over the last two days. Yesterday saw the kind of wind that pushes you along faster than your feet can keep up with when it’s behind you and stops you in your tracks like an invisible wall when in front of you. It eased off today but picked up […]

Crispy Roast Pork Chinese Style

Belly of pork is fabulous for a chinese meal. The piece I used for this still had the ribs attached so I cut off them off first and cooked them along with the rest of the pork. Cut the belly of pork into strips and rub them with Chinese 5 spice powder. If you’re using […]

Tuna Steaks with Noodles and Peppers

Dinner was quick and easy tonight. Seared tuna steaks with sliced peppers and noodles dressed with a soy sauce, toasted sesame oil and chilli oil dressing.

Chicken In Madeira

Sauté half an onion or a couple of shallots, finely chopped, in olive oil until softened and taking on some colour. Add two chicken breasts sliced into strips and sauté until coloured. Add a wine glass full of Madeira and cook for a few minutes then add a 284ml pot of sour cream (or as […]

Lemon and Courgette Risotto

I have a cold and it was chilly and almost dark when I walked home from work so I wanted comfort food. I had risotto in my mind as I looked in the fridge and the courgettes seemed a good choice. The sharpness of the lemon awoke my dulled tastebuds whilst the creaminess of the […]