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easy healthy vegan banana and apple bread

at home yesterday i was craving something sweet but at the same time i was battling with myself about trying to eat less junk and more healthy snacks. i’m not normally that sweet toothed but i do love dark chocolate … Continue reading

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balmoral chicken with puy lentils

Watching come dine with me on tv the other day someone had made chicken breast stuffed with haggis and i knew right away that this is something i had to try and make. i love the taste of haggis and … Continue reading

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Chinese water boiled beef in chill broth – 水煮牛肉 shui zhu niu rou

sichuan food is something that i miss most from my time in china. the spice from thousands of chillis and the numbness from sichuan pepper corns are warming, fragrant and wildly addictive and even though there are some places that … Continue reading

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Hot and Sour Soup – 酸辣湯

one of my colleagues was telling me that she loves hot and sour soup and since we are both doing the 5:2 diet and this soup is quite low in calories (less than 200 calories a portion that would be … Continue reading

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slow cooked oxtail stew – edited nigel slater recipe

I love nigel slater and i often edit some of his recipes like I have done with this slow cooked oxtail. its a sad weekend for me as my cat, sashimi, sadly passed away. im spending the day at home … Continue reading

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round the world on 80 plates @rtw80p

For the past however many years I have been fascinated with both food and travel and through my time living working and visiting many countries in the world, I have become friends with a great number of people and I have fallen in love with a … Continue reading

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New year cooking more and more

Hi All, Firstly let me wish you a happy new year and I hope that your festive period was filled with lots of tasty treats and sumptuous meals. I spent a lot of time over the holidays in the kitchen … Continue reading

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long time no post – new job, detox and soon new apartment

well its been months since i posted and i have no excuse really – i have been busy and otherwise focussed but i should still have found time to post. since returning from laos i landed a new job at … Continue reading

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spicy pork and chilli pepper goulash

the other night was still quite chilly in beijing and i was wanting to eat something bursting with flavour as well as something a little spicy to take the chill away. i was feeling a cold coming on and i … Continue reading

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let’s seafood – beijing

last night i went for dinner with a friend in beijing. we went to a well-known seafood restaurant called – let’s seafood. i have been there a few times and the food is not too bad for the price. what … Continue reading

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