Turkey for Christmas

It is Christmas Eve and the turkey is all ready for the oven. Well, not really. I am only roasting it on Christmas Day. But I shall share some pics I took while seasoning the bird. The red dot is the timer. Hmmm…fire80, someone who commented : still… upside down how to see the thing […]

How to roast chicken, turkey or leg of lamb

Many people feel intimidated with the thought of roasting and struggling with a large turkey, leg of lamb or a huge chicken. The thought of burning or under-cooking the poultry or meat is definitely very worrying for those who have not attempted roasting before. However, there is always a first time. Start with a smaller […]

Brandy pineapple fruit cake

I am going to re-post this fruitcake recipe because I love to eat this fruitcake but only bake it once a year. And every year, I forget where I store it and can’t find the recipe. So, here goes my never fail pineapple fruit cake moistened with lots and lots of brandy. RECIPE Pineapple Fruit […]

Recipe : A minty and creamy green pea soup

I have a pot of lamb stock. The bones of the leg of lamb which I roasted for Christmas has been turned into a pot of flavourful stock after I added onions, tomatoes, carrots and celery. I freeze them into small portions and they are great for making soup, gravy or stew. My son then […]

Recipe : Creamy seafood pasta

Cooking a plate of ‘premium taste’ pasta at home is actually very easy and much cheaper. Moreover, not many restaurants can get their pasta right because they either cut cost by using cheap ingredients or some are halal joints and didn’t use white wine which give the pasta the ‘luxurious flavour’. Good pasta does not […]