Ramen is a ridiculous meal, really. A random collection of very nice but sort of unrelated foods, all swimming in a broth that is either deeply bland, or yummy and flavourful. The key here, folks, as you may have guessed, is the broth. I learned the hard way that you can’t just dissolve an OXO… Continue reading Ridiculous Ramen
CURRY! It’s the best. I love it. YUM! Keema has been something that I only relatively recently discovered a passion for. I mean, how can a bunch of deliciously frangrant, spiced lamb mince and lashing of frozen peas be a bad thing!? Sure, you can’t go wrong with chicken saag or a nice prawn biryani,… Continue reading Keema curry with wild basmati rice
My darling one (the old ball and chain) and I do love a good croque madame whenever we visit the continent. Which is mostly achieved by hitching a lift with his lovely, long-suffering, parents and going on a big ol’ booze cruise to Calais. You simply cannot beat cheap French plonk. Great stuff! Anyway, I… Continue reading Croque Madame – ooh la la!
This post will be the first of my Public Gob Stuffing series, in which I discuss particularly delicious things that I have eaten on my travels. And why not start with the most delicious thing I have ever consumed?! I ate the above, ‘Scampi’ scrawled on the chalkboard of a little restaurant in Bruges, this summer. It was… Continue reading The best meal I ever ate
Risotto is a labour of love. Despite all the standing around and stiring, it is just one of my FAVOURITE things ever to cook and to eat. If you do it right it’s this amazing combination of creamy and crunchy, and Arborio rice just soaks up flavours like nobodies business. In my opinion, mushrooms are the… Continue reading Woodland Mushroom Risotto with a Parmesan crisp