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Easy No Yeast Bread

If you’ve run out of yeast you can still make a delicious loaf of bread with common household ingredients. Easy No Yeast Bread uses baking powder to create a beautifully risen loaf of bread in just over an hour.
As November begins with another round of lockdowns and restrictions, we are seeing a repeat of the panic buying of groceries that happened earlier in the year. This sort of shopping (the Germans call it Hamster-Kauf, or Hamster shopping) led…

Pork Meatball Soup

Spicy, fragrant and bursting with flavour, Asian inspired Pork Meatball Soup with noodles will chase away the winter blues. Ready in under 30 minutes, it is ideal for a weeknight dinner.
It’s November and soup season has officially started in my household. With all the doom and gloom in the papers and the second wave of lockdowns sweeping across Europe, I felt like something spicy and fresh to banish the start-of-winter-blues.…

Linguine Alle Vongole

A classic of the Italian kitchen; Linguine Alle Vongole with fresh clams, sweet cherry tomatoes, garlic and olive oil will never go out of fashion. Perfect for long, Italian style lunches, or a romantic dinner for two. Bon Appetit!
One of the many things that I love about living in Italy is being able to get my hands on deliciously fresh clams or vongole at any time. Landlocked Munich has many charms, but a serious lack of fresh seafood,…

Quick Thai Fish Cakes

Perfect for finger food or parties, Quick Thai Fish Cakes are packed with flavour and super quick to make. Served with a spicy, crunchy dipping sauce, these delicious morsels always disappear in a flash!
It’s no secret that I love Thai food. The flavours and scents of the Thai kitchen are among my favourite in the world, with the perfect balance of sweet, spicy, sour and salty transporting me directly to the streets of…

Baked Fish En Papillote

Baked Fish En Papillote
How did it get to the middle of the month already? Talk about blink and you miss it. I’ve been so busy this month that I’ve hardly had time to sit down. I’ve got a great, speedy, foolproof recipe for…

Baked Honey Lime Chicken

Baked Honey Lime Chicken
The question I get asked more than anything else about cooking is: ‘What should I make for dinner?’ It’s so easy to get into the same old rut with cooking, especially after a long day at work, when all you…

Roasted Feta Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Feta Stuffed Mushrooms
I love mushrooms. Truly, mushrooms would have to be one of my desert-island foods. Whether fancy shiitake, the prized porcino, colourful pfifferlinge or plain old button mushrooms, they are all delicious, with their earthy flavour and delicate texture. Whatever time of year it is, mushrooms…