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Honey and soy glazed aubergine skewers recipe

Honey and soy glazed aubergine skewers

Vegetable skewer recipes can be really hit or miss. Often, they lack flavour and texture and just aren’t as good as its meat or fish counterparts. These honey and soy glazed aubergine skewers, however, beat very many skewers I have made and tried and are definitely a new go-to Asian-inspired dish for me. You already know how much I love chicken satay (proof here and here) and this is my usual go-to Asian marinated food, but recently I toyed with the idea of making an Asian-inspired ...

Crunchy chicken satay cutlets

I simply can’t find the words to describe how deep and intense my love for chicken satay is. This delicious, rich, sweet and flavourful marinated chicken recipe has always been a favourite growing up. On the barbecue on beautiful summer nights, at Indonesian takeaway places or at Dutch bistro’s, where it is served with salad, chunky chips and a huge amount of satay peanut sauce. Previously I shared with you my ultimate and classic mum’s chicken satay recipe, but recently I ...

Recipe for classic devilled eggs and tomato and pecorino devilled eggs

My ultimate classic and tomato & pecorino devilled eggs

Growing up, we went through this period in which it was rare for us not to serve some tasty classic homemade devilled eggs at any celebration hosted in our home. I remember helping my mother make these and there would always be a friend or family member asking for the recipe without fail. Devilled eggs are so simple to make, yet they are absolutely delicious, look elegant and I promise you these will be a big hit in your household and you won’t have any left over! Today I’m ...

Recipe for vegetarian cauliflower fritters

Cauliflower fritters

I’ve never been the biggest fan of cauliflower’s taste, but the texture of this ingredient makes it incredibly versatile and there is so much more you can do with this vegetable than simply boil it. Recently I experimented with cauliflower when I wanted to create a new recipe, and I was pleasantly surprised these homemade cauliflower fritters turned out so deliciously at first attempt! You can experiment with this recipe endlessly, and flavour these however you like, but I found the below ...

Recipe for crispy homemade paprika and rosemary croutons

Crispy homemade paprika and rosemary croutons

I eat bread daily and love it in all its shapes and forms, and it is rare for me to have any left over. But when I do, it’s always a feast, as it either means I will make some yummy French toast next morning, or that I get to make some delicious homemade crispy seasoned croutons! There are a few reasons why I like homemade croutons. Firstly, it allows you to experiment with many different flavours. Secondly, you can make them more chunky and the irregular shapes make them taste so good. ...

Mum’s chicken satay

Chicken satay! My ultimate comfort food. So easy to make and packed with flavour. Originally an Indonesian and Malaysian recipe, but I know many countries have their different version of this recipe, and the recipe below is by no means traditional, just simply delicious! The secret to the perfect chicken satay is Ketjap Manis, a sweet Indonesian soy sauce. This really isn’t hard to find and you’ll usually see this in the oriental section of big supermarkets. Avoid substituting at all cost, ...