Burger buns + Big Mac sauce

I ❤️ a good burger. I really really do. Together these buns, wedges and sauce are just wonderful and actually so much tastier than a takeaway and they don’t take a whole lot of effort. The buns are not quite a brioche, but not just a plain old bread roll either, it’s an excellent enriched… Continue reading Burger buns + Big Mac sauce

Chicken noodle stir fry

This is my favourite thing to make with leftover roast chicken – it really is a winner winner chicken dinner and it’s perfect for a weekday evening when you need to rustle up something yummy fast. Chopsticks are entirely optional, but I’ve loved eating with them since my little sister and I (when we were… Continue reading Chicken noodle stir fry

Hoisin pork with sesame greens

This tastes as good as it looks, takes all of half an hour to make from start to finish, and the teen loves it. Basically it ticks all of the boxes! Recipe from the always reliable BBC Good Food Magazine. Serves 4. Ingredients 400-500g Pork fillet/tenderlion 4 tbsp hoisin sauce 4 egg noodle bundles 3… Continue reading Hoisin pork with sesame greens

Korean sesame chicken

My teenage BTS* fan absolutely loves this. I mean she reeeeallly loves it, almost as much as she loves BTS. It does make a rather wonderful lets-pretend-we’re-having-a takeout dinner and can mostly be made (sauce) and prepped (chicken + garnishes) in advance. It’s yummy. I don’t see why you couldn’t substitute a firm white fish… Continue reading Korean sesame chicken

Korean beef with garlic, sesame + green beans

Made especially for, and loved by, my teenage daughter who is currently heavily into K-pop band BTS (along with some 100m other teens!) and so wants to try all things Korean. I pulled the recipe together by looking at a number of different existing recipes online, then tweaked it so that it would work for… Continue reading Korean beef with garlic, sesame + green beans