Minute Steak, Grilled Bittergourd & Rice with a Buttered Chilli Lime sauce

Instead of making a stir fry today, I decided to try some fusion with my grill pan.  I grilled some minute steaks, bittergourd, and made an awesome sauce to wrap it all together. I grilled the steaks with just salt and pepper.. nothing special there.  The bittergourd – after slicing, I bunked it all in … More Minute Steak, Grilled Bittergourd & Rice with a Buttered Chilli Lime sauce

Cheese Straws!

Christmas has been bbbbeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzyyyyyyyyy!! I’ve been away a lot so I haven’t been cooking.  I was in charge of the Christmas baking for our family do though… so there was lots of that.  I mostly used existing recipes from bbcgoodfood or allrecipes.  But one recipe failed spectacularly due a substitution I made.. which I then, … More Cheese Straws!

Empty Fridge

I haven’t had time for groceries shopping this week.  I know, shocking, right?!?  But it’s Sunday and I need to make some lunchboxes… so how about a rummage? In the fridge, I found A bunch of spring onions 1 yellow pepper, 1 red pepper 2 carrots And that was it.. Hrmph… Time to use things … More Empty Fridge

A Poem

I cannot speak to my mother right now as she has, in the past week, caused me to re-enter dark places I thought I had overcome, twice. I do not want to risk a third time within a week when I have a life to live which I have to remain mentally well for. When … More A Poem

A new grill pan!

I have a new pan!!  A grill pan to be exact.  Not that I needed one, but I’m a crazy overflowing kitchen utensil person and this is just the latest on my want list.  It’s an andrew james cast aluminium non-stick.  I’d have prefer a cast iron, but those are a lot more expensive and … More A new grill pan!