Archive | cooking


Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce

Guest post by Jason. Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce One thing I’m always craving at the weekend is chip shop curry sauce. The Chinese style curry sauce that you often find on the butcher counter is filled with coconut milk and is laced with hidden calories. I decided to make a healthy chip curry sauce recipe that is […]

Continue Reading 0
Fresh burgers with mushrooms, shallots, chilli and garlic

Simple Cooking Makes Me Happy

Cooking my own food is (nearly) always a pleasure. There’s a lot to be said for being able to choose exactly how you want your food cooked and served. While I do enjoy eating very elaborate dishes when I’m “out”, I tend to stick to much simpler fare when I’m the one doing the cooking. […]

Continue Reading 1

Gadget: Peeling Garlic Easily

I have to admit that I am a little addicted to Kickstarter (and to a lesser extent Indiegogo). I tend to spend at least an hour or two per week browsing the latest projects on Kickstarter to see what people are creating. Sure, some of the stuff they come up with is either totally pointless […]

Continue Reading 3

Compensating For Bad Habits

Eating. Sleeping. Drinking. They’re all things we do, but a lot of us don’t do them properly. Personally I am all too aware that my eating habits can be quite bad. Sure, when I’m home for a few days I’ll cook fairly healthy meals and eat plenty of salads, fruits and fresh vegetables. I’m picky […]

Continue Reading

Sunday Evening Cooking

Weekends, as I’ve mentioned before, are a great time to do a bit of extra cooking. Instead of having a quick, rushed breakfast it’s possible to take the extra time to prepare something a little bit more elaborate and time-consuming. Sunday evening can also be a good time to prepare a tasty dinner as well […]

Continue Reading
hot sauce

Weekend Breakfasts

During the week it’s often hard to find the time and energy to prepare a proper breakfast. I often find myself misbehaving and grabbing a bacon roll. Yes, it’s not the “right” kind of start to the day, but it’s still better than no breakfast at all. Come the weekend, however, and I can take […]

Continue Reading

Cheese on Toast With Onion & Tomatoes

When I was growing up cheese on toast was a staple. However when I moved overseas in the early 1990s I stopped eating it. Why? Well two reasons really: Sliced bread is common in the UK and Ireland. It isn’t in France, Italy or Spain Most cookers in France, Italy and Spain don’t have grills […]

Continue Reading

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes