Perfecting a classic- Honey Creme Brulee

I haven't yet met someone that doesn't like creme brulee with it's thin, crunchy, glass-like caramel sugar layer topping a silky smooth custard- it really is the perfect dessert that can be served warm (winter comfort food!) or cold in the summer with fresh berries. So how to improve on an already perfect dish? The … Continue reading Perfecting a classic- Honey Creme Brulee

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Mexican Sun-dried Tomato and Garlic Chicken

Imagine juicy chicken pieces lightly coated in a sticky sauce infused with honey, garlic and sun-dried tomato, finished with a squeeze of fresh lime juice...need I say more? Make this and treat yourself to some fresh Mexican flavours tonight- especially when served with some soft tortillas, fresh salsa and spicy rice!  Pair it with a refreshing … Continue reading Mexican Sun-dried Tomato and Garlic Chicken

Honey Balsamic Buttercup Skins

Having scooped out all of the flavoursome chicken and prawn stuffing and tender flesh of my Surf and Turf Buttercup, I was left with the green thin- skinned shell of the squash. Thinking that it would be tough and unpleasant to eat, I was just about to throw it into the bin when out of … Continue reading Honey Balsamic Buttercup Skins

Take One: Lemony slow-cooked Squid in White Wine and Balsamic

Fresh squid is not always available at the fishmonger in my area, so when I saw them for sale today I quickly snapped it up and set out to create a dish that is simple to showcase its sweet, sweet flavour of the sea. I decided on an Italian theme, using balsamic vinegar, white wine, … Continue reading Take One: Lemony slow-cooked Squid in White Wine and Balsamic

Fiery Roast Chicken

The fusion of Korean and Japanese flavours with a fresh zing of lemon and the hum of sweet honey takes ordinary roast chicken to the next level! I love how the the fiery red glow of the skin is like the sunset. Ingredients 1 fresh whole chicken (approximately 1.2kg) 2 tbsp miso paste 2 tbsp … Continue reading Fiery Roast Chicken