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Five-Spice Beef with Noodles - the Wagamama way

We do love a nice, meaty noodle dish. My inspiration this week came from the book ‘Wagamama: Ways with noodles’ by Hugo Arnold. Looking through the pages, I was immediately transported back to twelve years of working life in Camden…and lunch at Wagamama! 470 more words

Mid Week Suppers

Siu Yuk/Cantonese style Roast Pork

  This recipe is a work in progress, I believe most foodies are in pursuit of the perfect version of a dish.  In this case, it’s trying to get the perfect cracking to what the Cantonese call siu yuk, literally translated as roasted pork. 663 more words


Super Easy Soy Sauce and Honey Chinese Chicken Wings

Another Chinese recipe from my mother’s very limited recipe repertoire! Growing up, this was a staple dinner dish when my mom was feeling lazy (so almost always) as this dish is super easy and can be prepared in advance, frozen and then whipped out when cooking is just too much of a challenge. 473 more words


A" treat" day

Dad and mum here, so well I always do that kind of “making an effort cooking”! So did some normal classics but for our last evening I thought I do a pudding :-) … 201 more words


Chinese duck and hoi sin "pizza".

Tonight’s tea was a bit of an invention test really that worked pretty well! I got 2 duck breasts out of the freezer this morning intending to make a lovely tea tonight of duck breast with red wine sauce, dauphinoise potato but after a few too many wines last night I lost the motivation to be bothered and started craving pizza! 448 more words


Five Spice Sticky Chicken Legs

A busy week at work meant food prep for afternoon munchies was required. Can’t beat a roasted chicken leg – super cheap, super easy and super filling. 105 more words


Friday Recipe Exchange: Spices and Sauces

I’m heading out for a much needed girls’ day out with LFern. But I didn’t want to leave you without a recipe exchange. I thought it would be fun to focus on one of JeffreyW’s specialties, he likes to make his own spice mixes and hot sauces. 477 more words