Lunch

Coriander and Lime Noodle Salad

April 29, 2014

NoodleSaladFDining al desko in the office is often not as fun as it should be. It’s either a tired and limp sandwich or else it’s scalding hot leftovers in the microwave. I’m always trying to figure out ideas for work lunches that are simple, tasty and don’t require a trip to the microwave. Continue Reading…

Dessert

Spiced Apple and Almond Cake

April 18, 2014

Spiced Apple Cake (Gluten-free) This delicately spiced apple and almond cake is gluten-free and totally delicious. Almonds make a great base for a rich and nutty cake and the touch of ginger and cinnamon add a subtle spiced flavor. Continue Reading…

Lunch

Quick Creamy Salmon and Spinach Pasta

April 9, 2014

Quick Creamy Salmon and Spinach Pasta

This pasta dish is so easy to make, and can be ready in the same amount of time that it takes to boil the pasta. I always make sure to have the ingredients for this dish on my weekly shopping list, as its a great dish to whip up at short notice. Continue Reading…

Biscuits

Chocolate Oat Cookies

March 28, 2014

Chocolate Oat Cookies

I had been craving some hobnob biscuits ever since I saw them in the British section of our local supermarket. Having been imported they were pretty expensive, so I couldn’t justify paying that much when I could probably make something similar at home. So, I left the supermarket armed with some oats, butter and flour determined to make my own hobnob biscuits. Continue Reading…

Supper

Moroccan Spiced Turkey Kofta

March 21, 2014

Moroccan Spiced Turkey Kofta

It’s probably a little too early to think about barbecuing, but the sun is shining today and this recipe always excites me about the summer. I normally make these turkey koftas on a griddle pan in the kitchen, but these spicy koftas  are also delicious grilled on a barbecue.  Continue Reading…

Sandwich

SousVide Corned Beef Reuben

March 14, 2014

Corned Beef ReubenThis coming Monday is St. Patrick’s Day and I thought I would mark the occasion with something  ‘not’ traditionally Irish. Supermarkets over here in Washington are fully stocked with huge cuts of corned beef wrapped in packaging emblazoned with smiling leprechauns. Continue Reading…