Ejjeh (Lebanese Omelette)

Ejjeh(Lebanese Omelette) Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Lebanese cooking class! In Lebanon, ejjeh (omelettes), typically filled with just green onion and herbs, are popular as a snack, part of a meze, or as a sandwich filling wrapped inside fresh pita – sometimes with a little extra green onion and parsley or onion and […]

Lamb Stock

Lamb Stock Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes While we often talk about making chicken (see video below), veal, fish and vegetable stocks, lamb stock is less common. Which is a shame as lamb stock is a flavour bomb – a secret ingredient for making the best […]

How To Make Croutons

How To Make Croutons Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Croutons (croûtons in French) are a good way to use up stale bread and are great with dips, soups or tossed through salads. The name crouton is a diminutive of the French croûte, meaning crust. Originally crisped […]

How To Make Bread Crumbs

How To Make Bread Crumbs Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes Here’s how to make bread crumbs at home. It’s super easy and a great way to avoid food waste. In traditional cuisines food is never wasted, especially something as precious as bread which was revered as […]

Tarte Flambee Forestiere

Tarte Flambée Forestière Like this recipe? You’ll love my online French cooking class inspired by Damien Pignolet! While restaurants in France and abroad add all sorts of toppings to tarte flambée (flammekueche) these days, the traditional toppings I’ve always seen in Alsace are crème fraîche and onion with either speck or mushrooms (or both). So […]

Steamed Asparagus with Pecorino

Steamed Asparagus with Pecorino When I’m barbecuing, I’ll sometimes grill asparagus spears on the spot. But when I’m entertaining, and want to get as much done ahead of time as possible, I find it easier to steam them. I like really thin spears for this dish, but they aren’t always available so be flexible and […]

Armando’s Panettone with Berries

Armando’s Panettone with Berries Armando’s panettone with berries is a festive dessert made with Italy’s traditional Christmas cake, panettone. Chef Armando Percuoco created it to add a bit of moisture to this brioche-like bread, which some people find a bit too dry. We’ve used berries and mint for a red and green Christmas theme but […]

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts & Garlic Chives

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts & Garlic Chives I love the crunch of bean sprouts scattered over many dishes, from char kway teow to laksa, but I find that whenever I buy a bag I always waste more than half of them as I’m using just a small handful as a garnish. Then I came across tumis […]

Fish Head Curry

Fish Head Curry Fish head curry is a classic Singaporean and Malaysian dish. It’s said to have originated in Singapore in the 1950s, though it seems likely that thrifty housewives were finding ways to make fish heads tasty long before then, after all the meat in the cheeks and wings is delicious and plentiful in […]

Albondigas de Atun

Albóndigas de Atún (Tuna ‘Meatballs’) Albóndigas, meatballs, are a classic part of the Spanish tapas repertoire and are also popular in Mexico where they’re served in soup. As a tapa they’re usually coated in a thick tomato sauce, I love to add a pinch of smoked paprika (sweet or spicy, depending on who I’m cooking […]

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