Tom Yum Soup

It’s been a warm day and all I can think about is how summer is coming. I can’t stick to my winter comfort food any longer. So, I’ve been to the gym and then made this light and fresh soup to kick start my new spring diet! Tom Yum Soup 500ml chicken stock 1 lemongrass,…

Mushroom, Chicken and Miso Soup

One of the tastiest Japanese dishes I love is ramen. There’s loads of different types but it’s basically a stick with noodles and vegetables in topped with a soft boiled egg. It takes quite a while and skill to make an great ramen. If you don’t have the time this is a quick and easy…

Cucumber and Avocado Guacamole

I do cook a lot but every once in a while I have to work on an evening and my other half steps up. Tonight there was chilli con carne on the menu, well, his version of it. Like all men, he likes to go maverick and ‘throws’ something together. Tonight was no different. In…

Overnight Oats

When you’ve slept in or you’re just super busy in the morning, the one thing that gets sacrificed is usually  your breakfast. You might pick up something on the go and eat it at your desk or worse still, you might pop into McDonald’s. I hate it when this happens and I end up feeling guilty…

Soba Beef Stir Fry

After a gym session you’ve got to make sure you have a quick to prepare and make dinner. This stir fry took 10 minutes from start to finish. soba beef stir fry 2 frying steaks 1/2 a red and green pepper 1 onion 1 carrot thumb size piece of ginger 1 garlic clove 100ml soy…

Teriyaki Salmon

Another favourite meal while I was in Japan was teriyaki salmon. You can literally have any meat, fish or vegetables with this teriyaki sauce. Not only does it have add an amazing flavour to meat or fish but makes rice a bit more interesting if you’re not a huge fan. There’s just 3 ingredients and…

Miso and Ginger Mackerel

I have mentioned before that I lived in Japan. One of the first recipes my Japanese mother taught me was this. I enjoyed it so much I think I had it every week for 6 months. It was very different from the food I was used to when I went to Japan and it is something…

Yuk Sung

Yuk Sung It’s a great starter when you have a Chinese take away but it’s even better as a main course. It’s light, filling, fast to make and carb free so great if you’re on a calorie controlled diet or just looking for something different. You’ll have this made in 15 minutes and it serves…