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A little bit about me

Food has always been front and centre for me – an unerring friend and a constant passion. From as far back as I can remember, mealtimes have always been the highlight of my day. My holidays would centre not around the sights and sounds of my foreign surroundings, but around the smells and the tastes of new and exciting cuisines. Continue reading “A little bit about me”

Gong Bao Ji Ding (Kung Pao Chicken)

Continuing the theme of sharing some of my very favourite dishes, I simply have to talk about this Gong Bao Ji Ding or Kung Pao Chicken. It’s a classic, and for good reason because it is easy to prepare and packed with awesome flavours. As with many Chinese dishes, once the ingredients have been gathered together and the meat has been marinated, the actual cooking of the dish takes only a few minutes, making it a perfect mid-week meal. I am confident that you will love this dish! Continue reading “Gong Bao Ji Ding (Kung Pao Chicken)”

Thai Basil Chicken with Vegetable Pad Thai

This showstopper of a meal is comprised of two different dishes which really compliment each other. First things first, we have the Thai Basil Chicken. This is one of the most popular dishes on any Thai restaurant menu and is best made with Thai Holy Basil. But fear not, if like me you struggle to get hold of Holy Basil, then ordinary Thai Basil will work just fine. Continue reading “Thai Basil Chicken with Vegetable Pad Thai”