Archive for December, 2011

Vietnamese inspired cabbage and herb salad

Those not too convinced about salads as such can be persuaded toward it with a little seared, sliced steak , creating a version of what is more commonly known as a Thai beef salad.

Boxing Day leftovers makeovers: Fried rice with turkey, egg and vegetables

Feel free to use leftover roasted turkey, chicken, ham or even cooked prawns in this recipe – anything goes really!

Tapas: Port and parsley butter mushrooms

Perfect as a side to steak, grilled chicken or one of a few tapas if you are planning to carry a Spanish theme at your next dinner party.

Christmas cookie madness: gingerbread spice mix, gingerbread cookie dough and… gingerbread ice cream!

The best thing about this recipe is that it is all natural, additive free and can accommodate for most common food allergies such as gluten and dairy intolerances.

Tea-smoked duck breast with an Asianesque cashew salad

Smoking meat lends it a wonderful, rich flavour and can be easily achieved at home. Try it with the side of thise Asian-inspired salad.