Kai Salmon Salad- Lemon cured salmon pan fried and served with a chili and citrus potato salad

This Dish is named after a young man, who is just starting to learn about cooking and I gave him a lesson using this dish. O.k. the lesson took place in a wood, on an open wood fire, using a battered old cast iron frying pan in the middle of a storm….no i am not… Continue reading Kai Salmon Salad- Lemon cured salmon pan fried and served with a chili and citrus potato salad

Sweet and Sour sauce

This is a quick recipe that I did at home just to use some stuff up and shove in the cupboard ready for a “can’t be arsed to cook day” In China traditionally the sauces are made from mixing sugar or honey with a sour liquid such as rice vinegar and soy sauce and spices such… Continue reading Sweet and Sour sauce

Ratatouille

This is a very simple, rustic French dish. It originally comes from Nice. Traditionally cooked in the autumn months when the ingredients are plentiful and fresh. It has become a main stay of healthy meat free cooking. It can be served hot or cold. The  origin of the word, which comes from the French touiller,… Continue reading Ratatouille

Simple Healthy Soups- Tomato or Mushroom

Soups have been around pretty much since cooking begun. The word comes from the french “soupe” which comes from the latin “suppa” which means bread soaked in broth. Each country has its own heritage when it comes to soup, and it is easy to spot that these depended on seasonal produce, and what was easiest… Continue reading Simple Healthy Soups- Tomato or Mushroom