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A collection of tried and trusted dinner recipes you can make over and over again.

  • Jun
  • 06
  • 2014

Crab Cakes!

Crab cakes are a cheap and delicious way to make use of leftover crab, I don’t regularly eat crab myself but I brought some just to try out this recipe – boy was I glad I did! Made me a bit nostalgic for the long summer nights of New Zealand parked up with some fish…

  • Jun
  • 24
  • 2013

Delicious Lychee Chicken – Chinese Recipe

Lychee’s are in season now and this delicious lychee chicken recipe makes the most of that awesome Chinese flavor!! We have been going to the morning markets here in Taiwan and buying bunches of Lychee’s to snack on throughout the day but had no idea that you could cook em with chicken for a yummy…

  • Feb
  • 16
  • 2013

Beef Stew

Beef stew is a thrifty, tasty and tummy warming dish perfect for a cold day. Enjoy the stew as we did just with rice or with some homemade biscuits or corn bread.

  • Sep
  • 27
  • 2012

Tamarind paste

Here in Taiwan we are living in a melting pot of culinary delight. Many Taiwanese have lived overseas and return home with new foods and tastes they find hard to kick; beefy burritos, cheesy pastas, thin crust pizzas, French treats or high stacked hamburgers. You can easily fine almost  any food you are looking for. However…

  • Sep
  • 19
  • 2012

What are Tamarinds?

While I was growing up my Father used to love cooking curry’s and we always had a strange smelling dark square of concentrated tamarind paste in the fridge. Every now and again I would scrape some off close my eyes and eat a spoon full of thick dark paste, it’s intense sweet and sour flavours…

  • Aug
  • 06
  • 2012

6 Reasons to Eat Zucchini plus a Greek Zucchini Fritter Recipe

During Summer the zucchini is in season and while this unassuming member of the squash family may seem bland at first glance it actually packs a punch when it comes to nutrition, we have discovered 6 reasons for both your beauty and health that should have you adding Zucchini to