Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday dear Chri-iis, happy birthday to you! Come in for birthday calzones!
Thai food is another one of those things I missed out on for the first 16 years of my life. In fact, I don’t think I was brave enough to try it until I was at uni. Now it’s one of my favourites and I can’t believe I haven’t got any Thai recipes on the blog yet, so here’s one of my favourite Thai curries to rectify the situation! (more…)
I have a confession. I’m not great at cutlery. I hold my fork in my right hand. I hold my knife in my left hand. When I have to cut things, I kind of just saw at them a bit and then try to drag them apart. It’s not classy. But this doesn’t need cutlery! No! You can just pick up the nachos, scoop up some chicken and cheese, straight in your mouth. Yes. You might need a fork for stray bits of chicken, but I can totally do fork only meals. (more…)
As I love to add courgette to EVERYTHING, I was excited when I saw a recipe for Courgette carbonara a couple of years ago in Jamie at Home by Jamie Oliver. I copied out the recipe and I’ve made it often ever since. Except that I haven’t, really. I’ve changed it every time until it’s morphed into something which doesn’t really resemble Jamie Oliver’s recipe at all, other than the fact that it has courgette in it. So I’m claiming it as my own. Is that too cheeky? (more…)
The steak sandwich recipe wasn’t meant to be a sandwich. I was flicking through Mexican Food Made Simple and I came across a recipe called “Rib-eye steak with chilli mushrooms”. On the facing page is a picture of the yummiest looking sammich you have ever seen. So I started reading through the recipe and I realised the picture and the recipe didn’t match. At all. But the idea had been planted in my brain, so steak and chilli mushroom sandwich was what we made 🙂 (more…)