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Bacon Bones and Potato Soup 1

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup is a rich creamy soup dish prepared with Bacon Bones slowly cooked until meat falls of the bone together with carrots, potatoes, celery and onions on a cream soup base Bacon Bones may look like leftover scraps from preparing good pork cuts but this smoked...

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta 1

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta

Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta is a creamy pasta dish prepared with leftover chicken roast served over spaghetti or any pasta in a sauce made with chicken stock and fresh cream. Guess what? It’s another leftover day and this time it’s not coming from the freezer, it was from our leftover...

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet 1

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is a simple dish of Mushrooms and Cauliflower florets cooked in a skillet on olive oil, garlic and other herbs and spices. This Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is one of the most satisfying vegetable dishes I ever made, prepared just with chunky earthy mushrooms and nutty...

Garlic Braised Short Ribs With Red Wine 2

Garlic Braised Short Ribs With Red Wine

Sometimes patience is needed to get good results and this Garlic Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine is one example of it. This dish takes around 4 1/2 hours to cook but preparation time is quite easy, even a beginner home cook can easily master this, the end results will...

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower 1

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower is an easy side dish of roasted cauliflower seasoned with garlic and chilli dressed in scallion lime juice served with crispy bacon bits. Last night I saw some leftover cauliflower on my vegetable bin and was wondering what to make out of it, so it...

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms 1

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms is a simple vegetable stir fry prepared with courgettes, spinach, mushrooms and shrimps sautéed in garlic and onions With a lot of leftover courgettes from my colleagues’ garden we have another opportunity to do a freestyle recipe and the easiest way to do this by...

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms 1

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms is a simple vegetarian stir fry of green beans, corn and mushrooms sautéed in garlic and onions seasoned with soy sauce. My recipe for Baguio Beans Gisado or Stir-Fried French beans is our usual go to vegetable dish, it’s not just easy to...

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry 1

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry is a freestyle curry dish prepared with Cauliflower, Squash and Lentil cooked with pork in coconut sauce seasoned with garam masala, turmeric and coriander. Freestyling again now it’s with different vegetables I never had used together since I started cooking, this means it’s out...

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage 1

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage is a nice tasty simple side dish prepared with cabbage, shitake, brown mushrooms braised in bacon and anchovies Most of the times cabbage dishes are boring, who even eat this thing? Its tasteless, its lifeless and it’s usually the unwanted side dish so why bother...

Snapper in Mango Sauce 1

Snapper in Mango Sauce

Snapper in Mango Sauce is a simple dish of crispy fried snapper served with sweet and tangy mango sauce Fried fish is good but sometimes can get boring especially when you have it on a regular basis. Back home this is a reality as it a staple in most household...