Entertaining

Fish Balls with Lemon Grass

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Fish Balls with Lemon Grass

These little balls have much more flavour than plain fish and although they can be served simply as little balls, they […]

Smoked Salmon and Nori Rolls

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Smoked Salmon and Nori Rolls

Smoked salmon is perennially popular. This presentation of Smoked Salmon and Nori Rolls is a more modern way of serving it. […]

Potato Roesti with Seared Beef and Wasabi

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Potato Roesti with Seared Beef and Wasabi

Simple and stylish, Potato Roesti with Seared Beef and Wasabi can be used as finger food with cocktails or […]

Easy San Choy Bau

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Easy San Choy Bau

San Choy Bau is a long time favourite in my household. My kids called it “Chinese hamburger” when they were growing up. […]

Steamed Pork Dim Sims

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Steamed Pork Dim Sims

I came up with this recipe when looking for something to cook one Chinese New Year. Traditionally, these  would be deep-fried after […]

Eggplant and Zucchini Fritters

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Eggplant and Zucchini Fritters

Many cuisines feature fritters. In the Mediterranean, cooking in extra virgin olive oil was always a way of making inexpensive ingredients taste […]

Labna

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Labna or Labneh

Many cuisines have a version of Labna or Labneh, sometimes called a “cheese”, which can be eaten any time of the day and […]

Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil and Tapenade

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Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil & Tapenade

These Pasta Shells with Tomato, Basil & Tapenade are a surprisingly inexpensive and easy finger food.

Makes: 20 shells
Preparation time: […]

Lamb Cutlets with Mint Pesto

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Lamb Cutlets with Mint Pesto

Any kind of pesto would be delicious with perfectly cooked, plump, pink lamb cutlets. However, mint and lamb are traditionally partners […]

Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

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Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

Chinese restaurants steam scallops like this. I developed this recipe for Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame many years ago […]