Posts Categorized: In the Kitchen

In The Kitchen: Sticky Ginger Chinese Chicken

I think everyone probably has those go to recipes that they turn to when they want something filling, but easy and also quick for dinner. I certainly do. Today’s recipe is a favourite because it’s so delicious, it’s relatively quick and it tastes as good as anything you order from a takeaway shop. But obviously… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Creme Egg Brownies

Is it too soon for Easter related baking? I’m going to go with no as really there’s not enough time spent enjoying the wonders of Easter chocolate, so I’m most certainly an advocate for getting stuck into the baking as soon as possible. If you don’t agree with that, don’t tell me, just come back… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Basil and Spinach Pesto

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve talked about making pesto. It’s one of my staple foods that I use (and eat) constantly; I add it to pasta, spread it on top of pizza instead of a tomato base, and I stir it into sauces for a little extra zing. Yet, whenever I eat it I get it… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms are the one vegetable that I eat every single day and add to every meal possible. I honestly think they’d be top of the list of the five foods I’d choose if there was such a thing as ‘Desert Island Foods’. {Or joint top, how could I forget chilled Dairy Milk!} Anyway, my love… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Festive Bakes #5 – Christmas Pudding Crispies

Happy Christmas Eve everyone! I hope you’ve got a wonderfully festive day planned and that you don’t have too much boring organising to do! We’re planning a day of puppy walks, Christmas wrapping, baking, board games and Christmas films, well once Lau finishes work anyway. Just perfect! One of the things we’re going to ‘bake’… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Festive Bakes #3 – Gingerbread

I’m sure I’ve mentioned many times before just how much I love gingerbread at Christmas time, it’s definitely no secret! Anyway, it’s becoming something of a tradition for me to make a batch for my work colleagues in the run up to Christmas. This year is no exception and I’ve once again donned the oven… Read more »