A simple stir fry

So, after random food shopping.. what do I do with the food in my fridge/freezer? I make stir fries!!  Stir fries as short on planning and as random, as the food shopping was.  This works because stir fries can be made out of literally anything.  I’ve written detailed instructions before, so I won’t do that … More A simple stir fry

Spinach, kale, shiitake & pork stir fry

I made a dressing with some random ingredients on Sunday.  Marinated some sliced pork in it, and stir fried it later.  It was ddeeeeeeeeeelllliiiiiiishhhhh!!! 😀 The ingredients for the marinade were: Tahini Soy sauce Lime Juice Honey Knob of ginger pounded in a pestle & mortar Shaoxing rice wine. The marinated pork was delicious, and … More Spinach, kale, shiitake & pork stir fry

Kimchee fried rice

What do you get when you add these three ingredients, a leek, some frozen sweetcorn, and an egg together??  A delicious bowl of kimchee fried rice!!  I was impatient today and used the ‘everything in the wok’ method of cooking, so it turned out a bit of a soggy mess, but who cares when it’s … More Kimchee fried rice

Adventures with Kelp

My family never cooked much with kelp.  But I’ve started experimenting with it, even incorporating it into dishes I already make, and here are two I’ve tried which were very successful.  Stir-fried steamed aubergine with kelp This is a dish I’ve made and written about before, but in this version I added sliced kelp which … More Adventures with Kelp

Lamb’s Liver with Ginger & Spring onion & Steam Chow-Chow on Rice

NO,  not chow chow the dog!! Chow chow the vegetable! Chow chow is possibly the cheapest non-european vegetable you can get from the chinese supermarket.  (Some months it is cheaper than courgette!!)  It is a squash and thus similar to courgette – but denser.  It is quite bland, and because of it’s density, it doesn’t … More Lamb’s Liver with Ginger & Spring onion & Steam Chow-Chow on Rice