Noodle salad. Well, that’s a bland-sounding title for a very lovely dish! I made it because I had bought a bag of bean sprouts to make a pad Thai but then didn’t have the energy on a hot evening to give it the love and attention that pad Thai needs.
So I needed to make something else with bean sprouts and decided on a noodle salad. It’s a deliberately vague name as it’s much more about the component parts Continue reading
‘But Rach, bacon and eggs isn’t Thai food!’
I hear you.
But, done like this, it is for me. It’s what I call ‘island-style’ bacon and eggs and reminds me of eating in the sunshine, sitting on the sand at a low table Continue reading
Last night I cooked for four friends who were willing to be my ‘guinea pigs’ so I could try out cooking a lot of food in one session with a view to perhaps starting an occasional supperclub/at-home/pop-up …. Continue reading
Salmon’s not my favourite fish, I have to say; I often find it too bland. But is is good for us, being an oily fish, and as I’m having a couple of meat-free weeks, I’m experimenting beyond my staples of white fish and – more often – seafood.
And this is a fantastic dinner – full of flavour and goodness, easy to make Continue reading
Roll up! Roll up! Second entry into Rest of the World happening right now.
Super-easy, super-quick lemon sauce for pasta and fittingly for today, a sunny first day of June, it is sunshine on a plate. Continue reading
So, my beautiful Big Niece has come to stay for a night – just overnight to break the journey to Cornwall. I wanted to get a picture of us together cooking dinner Continue reading
It’s taken me a while to work out a recipe I’m happy with for this.
The main difficulty I’ve had with it is that what I love about having this in Thailand is the Thai garlic itself. The cloves are smaller and the skins are wispy paper thin – you just squash them rather than peel Continue reading