Spinach Risotto
Main Dishes / Vegetables

Spinach Risotto

Risotto should, ideally, be a no-fuss food. There’s a reason it’s called comfort food. Then again, the comfort also comes from the process of making it. Having said that, my kitchen is unfortunately terribly small and uncomfortable; whoever designed it obviously does not cook and/or understand the concept of ventilation. I got this recipe from my … Continue reading

Nigella’s Lemon, Garlic and Thyme Mushroom Linguine
Main Dishes / Pasta / Vegetables

Nigella’s Lemon, Garlic and Thyme Mushroom Linguine

This is an extremely quick, no-fuss pasta recipe adapted from the ever-gorgeous Nigella. There is very little prep work involved and it’s a great reminder of how it’s entirely possible to extract a lot of flavour from just a handful of simple ingredients. In other words, you spend more time eating than cooking (and washing up), … Continue reading

Mac and Cheese
Dairy/Cheese / Main Dishes

Mac and Cheese

I love cheese. Cheese is one of those things that I go absolutely crazy for, and it’s terribly upsetting that it’s so expensive here. The awesome thing about Mac and Cheese is, of course, that the actual type of cheese you use doesn’t quite matter. Mac and Cheese isn’t gourmet food; it’s food that you cook in … Continue reading

Buttermilk Roast Chicken
Main Dishes / Poultry

Buttermilk Roast Chicken

Okay, story time. Basically, I discovered that my oven had a horizontal rotisserie and could, therefore, roast a whole chicken. Yay. And then I had leftover buttermilk lying around at home which just cried out to be used. And then I came across this really easy recipe for buttermilk roast (not fried!) chicken. Everything added up … Continue reading

Thai Green Chicken Curry
Main Dishes / Poultry

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Okay, I have a little confession to make. I’m extremely vain and self-conscious, so I had a pretty hard time deciding which recipe should be given the honour of the first-recipe-to-be-published-on-this-tiny-little-blog. Then again, considering how limited my repertoire actually is, it wasn’t really that difficult a decision to make. So, here we go: a very basic Thai … Continue reading