Today I am sharing the recipe I created for a recent food and wine pairing challenge with Bouchard Finlayson. The wine was a 2016 Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir, which I paired with a delicious Pan-fried Salmon with Creamy Caper Pasta.[Read more…]
Delicious easy to prepare recipes to inspire the chef in you! "Cooking is love made visible"
This delicious Red Lentil and Chicken Curry is a recipe my daughter, Ally, has been making and the best part is, it is a one-pot-wonder! The recipe was initially introduced to us by my brother and sister-in-law, who live in the UK. We have modified the cooking method to make it even easier to prepare. Most of the time spent is in the prep and stirring, once the ingredients have been combined.[Read more…]
The weather is changing and getting a bit cooler; this is the best time to start perfecting my soup recipes. Soup is one of my favourite comfort foods during winter, especially my Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Soup. This dish is perfect as a dinner starter, or I love it for lunch, just add a handful of rustic croutons. [Read more…]
I am quite a health conscious person and try to stay away from fried food, that said, bring out crispy tempura prawns, and all resistance crumbles! I was recently sent the Philips Airfryer to try out; admittedly I was a bit sceptical at first. One of the health benefits it promises is fried food with up to 80% less fat! I am not sure about you, but I did not think that this could be possible. [Read more…]
Gone are the days when a hamburger, is merely a beef patty on a bun! Gourmet burgers have replaced the sad, somewhat tired grey patties, served on a soggy bun, with equally soggy salad items. The more inventive you can be with your burger creation the better, which is why I loved the sound of the Hellmann’s Chorizo and Maple glazed Bacon Burger. [Read more…]
If you are looking for a quick, easy to make starter then my Smoked Peppered Mackerel Pate, is simply perfect! The idea for this recipe, came from my darling sister in-law, in the UK. [Read more…]