Courgette Spaghetti? Really?? Courgette instead of pasta?? That was my response when the wife told me about this when coming home from Slimming World one night. I couldn’t bring myself to get excited about cooking a typical pasta dish and replacing the pasta with a low calorie “Speed” food. I saw the logic behind why you would want to it but pasta is comforting, has great texture and is a great carrier of flavour. I could’t see how Courgette Pasta would give me the same gratification as a normal pasta dinner. Last night I decided to give it a try. Would it be good or would my instincts be right? (more…)
Hello fellow foodies!
They say Rome wasn’t built in a day and that saying certainly rings true for what we are trying to do with this blog. Its taking me some time to do everything that I want to on here but we’re slowly getting more active on the recipe front which I’m pleased about and getting more traffic from search engines. To get the site busier I’m going to be focusing somewhat on social media! (more…)
It’s nearly December and that means Christmas is nearly upon us! Hurrah! Us foodies now start to think about what we’re going to serve our guests over the festive period and there’s no excuse for lacking in inspiration this year. (more…)
Tai Fat Chinese Supermarket Address: 5 Melton St, Leicester, LE1 3NB
Telephone: (0116) 262 9656
Google Maps Link: Tai Fat Chinese Supermarket Leicester
Everyone loves a good Chinese meal and its unfortunate that most people decide to order a Chinese take away rather than having a go at cooking one themselves. Having got my hands recently on the Hairy Bikers Asian Adventure book (purchased from amazon UK), I was pleased to see a directory of Chinese Supermarkets listed by county so I decided it was time I paid one a visit.
Hosting a dinner party can be great fun if you approach it right. The last thing you want to do is be stuck in the kitchen cooking while your friends are enjoying themselves so give one of these Dinner Party Menu a try. My house is littered with cookery books from loads of TV chefs and I have so many recipes I want to try but whenever I have friends round for a dinner party, I can’t help but revisit these 2 menus. They offer you the ability to get ahead and ensure you are not stuck in the kitchen while totally delivering on flavour. Prep these dishes ahead of time, let the slow cooking be the star of the show and relax!