Spring onions

grilled spring onions – make it tonight!

July 6, 2020

If your local farmers’ markets are open, go, and celebrate all things local.  Now is the perfect time for seasonal produce and one item in particular that you may not have considered is the humble Spring onion.  Not sure what Spring onions are?

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Eggplant with Tomato Sauce

January 4, 2007

I always like the way simple and fresh ingredients make a tasty dish and this recipe is exactly what I am referring to. You can serve this as an appetizer or as a side dish to a main meal. Serves 41 small onion, chopped finelyolive oil2 garlic cloves, chopped2-3 medium tomatoes, chopped3 tablespoons parsley, chopped1-2…

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Chocolate Brownies

January 2, 2007

Nothing quite smells of home when a pan of brownies are baking in the oven. Families have been used to this baked goodie as far back as 1897 when a recipe for chocolate brownies appeared in a Sears and Roebuck catalog. For more history on the brownie and recipes, click here. Ingredients:250g butter200g dark chocolate4…

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Turkey Leftover Bake

December 29, 2006

I love Christmas dinner with all the turkey trimmings! However, what to do with the leftover meat is always challenging. I had intended to send this post out on the 27th but mother nature struck in the form of an earthquake in Taiwan (26 December) damaging not only buildings but also undersea cabling that supply…

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Asparagus with Tomato and Avocado Dressing

December 24, 2006

The colors of this dish go well with the festive season! An easy recipe to make and especially one that exudes freshness. Adapted from November 2006 – January 2007 issue of Dish magazine from New Zealand. Serves 8800g asparagus1 red capsicum, roasted and diced2 tomatoes seeded and diced2 cloves of garlic, mincedzest of 1 lemon1…

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Pantry Magic in Hong Kong

December 22, 2006

No fun place to go and shop for kitchen cookware and gadgets in Hong Kong? Not any more! Pantry Magic opened its doors in January 2006 in the Pedder Building, Central and more recently in Causeway Bay on Hysan Street.Robert Esser, Managing Director of Pantry Magic, saw a niche market in Hong Kong. He said,…

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Menu For Hope update………..

December 21, 2006

Early this month food bloggers from around the world came together to help support the UN World Food Programme. The total raised thus far is $37,266.70. A number more than double that of last year’s fund raising campaign so congrats to a job well done to those who organized the prizes and those who donated.…

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Pumpkin Pasta with Mozzarella Butter

December 19, 2006

A delicious way to serve pasta! The lemon and sage flavors of the mozzarella butter make this dish a taste sensation and quite easy to make. Serves 42 garlic cloves, crushed3 tablespoons olive oil125g ball mozzarella, drained and roughly chopped50g butter, softenedsmall handful sage leaves, plus extra to servegrated zest and juice of 1 lemon500g…

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Poppyseed Cupcakes with Orange Frosting

December 17, 2006

With daylight hours shorter, what better way to brighten up a day than with a pretty cupcake. This recipe is adapted from Nigella Lawson’s ‘Forever Summer‘ cookbook. Poppy seeds are a classic addition to buttered egg noodles, fruit salads and fragrant yeast breads. They add a nutty flavor and texture to cookies, cakes, breads and…

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Warm Bell Pepper Salad with Sautéed Halloumi

December 14, 2006

Want to color your life healthy? Brightly colored bell peppers, whether green, red, orange or yellow, are rich sources of some of the best nutrients available. Bell peppers are excellent sources of vitamin C and vitamin A. Red peppers are also an excellent source of the vitamins K and B6. Green peppers are a very…

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Menu for Hope III

December 12, 2006

Food bloggers from around the world are drumming up gifts and services for consumers to bid on. Menu for Hope was started by Pim of Chez Pim and this year monies raised will go to UN World Food Program. Last year, in only 3 weeks, Menu for Hope raised US$17,000 and proceeds went to UNICEF.…

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Bruschetta Pasta

December 11, 2006

Bruschetta is traditionally served on grilled bread, however, this makes for a different way to serve spaghetti without too much fuss. A lovely meal ready in the time it takes to cook the pasta! Serves 4455g (1lb) spaghetti1 cup of fresh basil (torn up)1 clove of garlic, minced4-5 ripe tomatoes (the size of golf balls)…

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Shortbread Cookies

December 8, 2006

Shortbread is a Scottish delicacy dating back to the 12th century and has been enjoyed in our family for many decades. Although this dessert is enjoyed all year round, I bake these cookies only at Christmas. Of all the shortbread recipes, this one has to be the most delicious and easiest to make. So don’t…

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