Posted in January 2014

Something Warm to Keep Us Feeling Fuzzy!

Something Warm to Keep Us Feeling Fuzzy!

It is now rather chilly and cool where we are. So, I thought of making something warm, suitably served over the fall-wintery days after a meal to keep us feeling fuzzy! Even though the choice of fruit seems rather summer like than winter. Either way, it turned out perfect and was super, yummilicious! Raspberry & … Continue reading

Sauteed and Blended!

Sauteed and Blended!

Remember I had a cheat day last Sunday by making the Chicken Tortilla Pie? Well, last night, I took out the roasted chicken from the refrigerator and used the breasts for dinner. I also had an aubergine, garlic, thyme and lemon in the vegetable drawer. So, what did I whip up? Well, technically, I sauteed … Continue reading

Perfect Portion for 2!

Perfect Portion for 2!

As always, I love trying out new recipes. Now that we are living in a location where Mexican food and ingredients are highly accessible and thanks to a recent TV show, I got excited about making this dish! It’s perfect for a dinner party of 4 if served with rice. But, last night, it was … Continue reading

Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!

Perfect for a very lazy Sunday!

We had a wonderful weekend with friends but by Sunday, I wanted to do the absolute minimum in the kitchen. So, I dashed off to the supermarket and bought a few ready made items to put together a cheat yet hearty meal perfect for a very lazy Sunday. Chicken Tortilla Pie. The Ingredients 12 corn … Continue reading

Healthier and Light!

Healthier and Light!

It has been for days now since we’ve had chicken or lots of vegetables. So, today, I am going to post something a little healthier and light instead. Red Cabbage Salad with Basil and Shredded Poached Chicken Breast with an Asian Inspired Dressing The Ingredients For Poached Chicken 3 large scallion, using white parts only, … Continue reading

This Dish Is So Hearty!

This Dish Is So Hearty!

I simply love mac & cheese but I also know that having that often is not so good. So, I found the following recipe ages ago and decided to make this last night. Having said that, I am not so sure if this is any healthier BUT it surely does not have 5 cups of … Continue reading

Simple, Gorgeous & Yummilicious!

Simple, Gorgeous & Yummilicious!

A friend sent me an image over the weekend that he spotted Porterhouse on sale. This led me on to decide hosting steak night and inviting them along with a few others over for dinner! As usual, dinner is not complete if I didn’t prepare any finger food before the main is served. So, thanks … Continue reading

Not Only Simple BUT Delish!

Not Only Simple BUT Delish!

As a party and event planner, I am always looking out for easy to put together finger food. One of them, not only simple but delish, is made of 8 ingredients! Key to this recipe is to make it in advance and refrigerate for at least 18 hours before serving and always use untoasted pine … Continue reading

Protein and The Works on a Plate!

Protein and The Works on a Plate!

So, yesterday, I mentioned that we are cutting down on red meat and I need to find ways to make chicken exciting. Today, I am going to present you 3 recipes; protein and the works on a plate! The result, was truly divine! Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Carrots. The … Continue reading

Delicious and Comforting!

Delicious and Comforting!

Lately, we’ve been eating a lot of chicken because we need to cut down on having red meat. Therefore, I need to figure out different ways to serve it so we will not get bored of eating chicken. Since I now have access to Poblano Chile, I thought, “Why not cook something with it?” Today’s … Continue reading