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By Azlin Bloor | sweet, spicy, sexy...

Rhubarb Margarita with Ginger Salt Rim

Rhubarb Margarita with Ginger Salt<p>Ingredients<p>2 parts good quality Tequila<br>• 1 part Cointreau or Triple Sec<br>• 1 part Rhubarb Syrup (recipe follows)<br>• 1 part …

Recipes

Bicerin, Turin's Coffee and Hot Chocolate Drink

Bicerin is one of the most heavenly drinks you will ever have the pleasure of sipping! It warms, it wakes and it lulls, all in equal measure. And …

Lamb Shank and Rhubarb Tagine

For today’s Tagine Masterclass recipe, I drew inspiration from an old Persian family favourite, Khoresh Rivas, or Rhubarb Stew. The Persian rhubarb …

Rhubarb

Dairy Free Rhubarb Protein Smoothie

A very seasonal protein smoothie, this Dairy Free Rhubarb Protein Smoothie has a touch of sweet and sour about it. As with many of my smoothie …

Gluten

What is White Asparagus?

Why is white asparagus white? What <i>is</i> white asparagus? The answer is really rather simple and takes you back to your early science classes in primary …

Gardening

Cioccolata Calda - Italian Hot Chocolate

Cioccolata Calda is the best hot chocolate <i>ever!</i> Luxuriously thick, with a touch of bitter and a hint of sweet, this is hot chocolate with an …

Hot Cross Buns Bread and Butter Pudding - an Easter Recipe

I have a thing about bread and butter pudding. I love it! There is just something about dipping into layers of custard soaked bread overflowing with …

Baking

Kou Shui Ji (口水鸡), Chicken in Sichuan Chilli Oil Sauce, aka Saliva Chicken!

Kou Shui Ji (口水鸡), Sichuan Chicken in Chilli Oil, aka Saliva Chicken!<p>Prep Time: 20 minutes<p>Cook Time: 35 minutes<p>Total Time: 55 minutes<p>Serving Size: …

Beef Shigureni

Beef Shigureni is a quick & extremely flavourful stewed dish – perfect for lunch. This is not your usual stew of course, the beef is gently simmered …

Cooking

Moroccan Almond Cookies (Ghriba)

These Moroccan almond cookies are deliciously crumbly and perfect served with traditional mint tea.The post Moroccan Almond Cookies (Ghriba) appeared …

Cookies

Katsuobushi, Japanese Dried Bonito Flakes

Katsuobushi are dried, fermented bonito or skipjack tuna. While you can buy them in solid blocks, they are more commonly sold in packets, as shavings …

Spices

Easter Cake

Easter Cake<p>Ingredients<p>1 x 8" Madeira Cake<br>• 1 portion Buttercream Icing<br>• 500g (just over 1 lb) fondant icing, green in this picture, shop bought or …

Holidays

Full Moon Party Gin Cocktail with One Time Gin

Look what I got in the post a few days ago from the good folks at One Time Gin!<p>One Time Gin is a new company in London and have just launched a gin …

Singapore Beef and Seafood Hor Fun, Flat Rice Noodles in Gravy

The Singapore Hor Fun is a classic hawker centre (street food) dish of Chinese origin. Soft, flat rice noodles on a bed of gloriously, silky and …

Madeira Cake with Cake Pan Conversions

Madeira Cake is easy, basic, buttery-ish, great for decorating, perfect for dunking! One of my favourite plain cakes. I love using Madeira Cakes for …

Pesto Panna Cotta - a savoury take on a sweet classic

What do you do when you’ve got a whole lot of pesto and cream lying about? Pesto Panna Cotta, of course! I came up with this one lazy afternoon, …

Dessert

How to Make Sichuan Chilli Oil at Home

This super spicy Sichuan Chilli Oil is one of a few varieties of Chinese chilli oils we make at home. They last a good few months in the fridge, and …

Spices

Sabzi Polo Mahi (Persian Herbed Rice with Fish)

Sabzi Polo Mahi, Persian Herbed Rice with Fish, is a traditional Nowruz recipe. Nowruz is the Persian New Year, celebrated not just in Iran, but in …

Recipes

Lemon Curd and Yoghurt Cupcakes

These Lemon Curd and Yoghurt Cupcakes are just perfect for all sorts of occasions: tea parties, brunches, birthdays, weddings and of course Mother’s …

Spaghetti with Smoked Haddock and Baby Radicchio Grumolo

This Spaghetti with Smoked Haddock and Baby Radicchio Grumolo is going to be a super quick post, because, for a change, I don’t have a whole lot to …

How to Make Bakso, Indonesian Meatballs

How to Make Bakso, Indonesian Meatballs<p>Prep Time: 20 minutes<p>Cook Time: 5 minutes<p>Total Time: 20 minutes<p>Makes 12 - 16 bakso, depending on size<p>Serving …

Persian Walnut Cookies (Naan-e Gerdooi)

I am a huge fan of Persian Cuisine, one of the oldest and greatest cuisines in the world, complete with a rich history and culture. When one thinks …

Fish Tagine with Potatoes

This Fish Tagine with Potatoes continues our Tagine Masterclass Series. As cooked fish recipes go, this is one of my all time favourites, with its …

Persian Rice Cookies (Naan-e Berenji)

Here’s part two of our Nowruz cookies mini series. You’ll find the Walnut Cookies and the introduction to Nowruz here. Today’s cookies, Naan-e …

Sambal Belacan - Malay Chilli Paste with Shrimp Paste

Sambal Belacan is the ubiquitous Malay chilli paste or condiment found all across Singapore and Malaysia. No self respecting Malay home will be …

Authentic Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti alla carbonara is a much abused recipe. As I was growing up, it was always a dish slathered in cream. Imagine my surprise, nay, <i>shock</i>, when …

Baked Pesto Meatballs

Baked Pesto Meatballs<p>Prep Time: 20 minutes<p>Cook Time: 45 minutes<p>Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes<p>Serving Size: 4-6<p>Delicious Italian meatballs with a twist …

Recipes

Kefir, Mango and Banana Protein Smoothie

This Kefir, Mango and Banana Protein Smoothie is a delicious smoothie rich in goodness and probiotics. We are using Milk Kefir here, which is a …

Beverages

Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Gỏi Cuốn) with Salmon and Shiitake

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Salmon and Shiitake<p>Prep Time: 30 minutes<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p>Total Time: 40 minutes<p>Serving Size: 6<p>Ingredients<p>450g salmon …