You may have seen from my recent Instaposts that I have upped my bread-making game to the echelons of french bread. Yes, I attempted to make baguettes. And I did not totally fail. I was very happy about this. I bloody love bread. Not quite as much as I love rice, but it's high up … Continue reading Cooking for Wan: For the Love of Bread
I often get asked whether it's difficult to cook for one (or rather, get told it 'must be difficult') and to be honest, no, it's the easiest thing in the world. There's no one else to please apart from me and if I want to eat just a massive bowl of mashed potatoes for dinner … Continue reading Cooking for Wan: The Art of Cooking Solo
Easter. A time for me to reflect on my love of eggs. For your reference, here is a list of my Top 6 types of eggs: Steamed eggs with pork Scrambled eggs Scotch eggs Fried eggs Boiled eggs (so versatile) Century eggs (in the context of salted pork and century egg congee) I'm not sure … Continue reading [Insert Egg Pun Here]
My pimped congee with salted pork topped with preserved vegetables and chilli oilCongee, or '粥', conjures up memories of... being sick as a child. Fevers, colds, stomach bugs, and everything in between. For me, it is food that I still turn to when I'm sick, run down, or just need a hug in a bowl. … Continue reading Bring Me Congee
Spinach and artichoke dip - it's the American dream. I have to admit that I've never experienced the full-dairy experience and that this vegan version is the closest I have got so far. I've seen it in so many forms - often in the middle of the day on the Food Network. Apparently it's a … Continue reading We need to talk about that vegan artichoke and spinach dip.
FYI - I haven't turned vegan. But I admit to being a bit ve-curious, whether vegetarian or full-on vegan. Let me just quickly remind you that the humble chip is in fact vegan (assuming you've not ordered them at the Black Country Living Museum). It's quite hard to go out these days without noticing the … Continue reading Vegan Food Made Easy
That time I invented Lemon Quiche.