Garlic Noodles


I caught the tail-end of a program on TV the other night and it was an interview of a chef. He was going on and on about these garlic noodles and how he desperately needed to steal the recipe. I was so intrigued by it all! The noodles looked so simple, even bland. There was nothing to it. So I did a quick google and found out that he was talking about An’s Garlic Noodles. Continue reading Garlic Noodles

Scallop Sandwich & Chilli Mayo


I haven’t been posting much as we’ve been pretty busy with work, visitors, travelling etc. We have also been eating out far too much and last night I decided we really need to cut down on the gluttony. This recipe was really quick to throw together (we always have frozen scallops in our freezer) and the result was better than any gourmet meal. Simple and light, but still very interesting and tasty. Continue reading Scallop Sandwich & Chilli Mayo

Lemon & sage butter pasta with seared scallops

If I wasn’t such a pig, I’d say this is the perfect date night meal. It’s elegant and fresh, rich but still light. The plump scallops add a decadent touch to an already incredible dish. But the truth is, this tastes so good I’m usually too busy scoffing it down to pay much attention to romance. In case you’re wondering, Mangy is no better.

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Chicken Banh Mi

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One of my favourite things when eating out is the Vietnamese Chicken Bahn Mi. It’s a light, crunchy baguette style loaf filled with lots of pickled vegetables, grilled chicken and fresh herbs. The Bahn Mi is incredibly tasty and explodes with flavours, unfortunately it also hits the wallet pretty hard. If we have this a couple of times a week, we’re paying close to $100 per week just for sandwiches. Continue reading Chicken Banh Mi