Tag Archives: Black pepper

Dumplings for Chinese New Year

well its Chinese New Year’s eve today and all over the world there will be many people preparing lavish feasts of extravagant foods that are for special occasions, rich in flavour and that symbolise good luck and good fortune hopefully … Continue reading

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amazingly authentic mapo tofu 麻婆豆腐

Having spent a number of years in china and developing a definite love of anything hot. and spicy, Sichuan food is something that the UK restaurants can’t even come close to getting right. One dish i used to always get … Continue reading

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simple saag aloo – spinach and potato indian dish to die for

as with my previous post, these days, if its healthy, hearty and spicy then i want to be shovelling it in my gob. these wintry days in the uk are driving me to spice up my life through experimenting in … Continue reading

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healthy tasty turkey burgers under 600 calories – perfect for a #cheapdate night

we all love eating fatty foods as we have to admit that they do taste better. but recently i have noticed that i am more inclined to crave healthier options and i have been exploring ways to create healthy dishes … 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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A blog about food, global recipes, kitchen adventures one dish at a time

My name is craig and I have decided to blog so that i can share my kitchen adventures and global recipes with the world – if they ever read this! With a love for food, a passion for cooking and … Continue reading

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