Slow-Roasted Barbecue Spare Ribs

Serves 4 Ingredients 1kg pork spare ribs1 red onion, roughly chopped2 garlic cloves, minced2tbsp olive oil  55g granulated sugar 300g tomato ketchup  550ml dark soy sauce Salt and black pepper Method Preheat oven to 150°C/130°C fan. Heat pan in medium heat, add olive oil, onions and garlic, turn down the heat and fry for 4-5 minutes…

Grilled Sweetcorn with Barbecue Sauce

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

You could say it’s just fried rice with pineapples, but as the Thai restaurants do, serving this fried rice in a fresh pineapple makes the whole meal look a lot more interesting. I didn’t have pork floss to put on top as garnish; otherwise it would have been perfect! Use leftover rice If possible, use…

The Chinese Takeaway Chow Mein

Chow mein has got itself into the Noodle Hall of Fame as one of the all-time favourite Chinese takeaways. Check out this super easy recipe and the secret for the perfect chow mein sauce.

Fall-Off-The-Bone Oxtail and Red Wine Stew

After 3 hours of slow-cooking, the oxtail is so tender yet not falling apart. The meat falls off the bone as you eat it, best served with some creamy mashed potato to soak up the beautiful red wine sauce. One tip I have after making this red wine stew so many times is, you have…

Leftover Mashed Potato Cakes

It feels GOOD to be able to use up the leftovers from last night. I know you would agree. 😉 So I’m using the leftover breadcrumbs I made last night for a batch of meatballs, served on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes. And I happen to have some mashed potatoes left, so today I’m…

For The Peanut Butter Purists…

Do you like peanut butter? I do! Peanuts are very healthy as long as you eat them in moderation (as they are also high in fat). The problem with peanut butter is, there is often a lot of added sugar, salt, palm oil and other additives. That’s why we always only buy pure 100% peanut…

Weekday Lunch: Blue Cheese and Spinach Omelette

Omelette goes well with a lot of ingredients eg. mushrooms, sweet peppers, cheese, and even leftovers from last night’s dinner. It’s healthy, easy to make and tasty, perfect for breakfast or lunch.