Pancetta, Leek & Mushroom Pasta

Pancetta, Leek & Mushroom Pasta

In the latest series of The F Word, Gordon Ramsay tackled one of the most common complaints about cooking these days: no time. Throughout the programme he helped clueless people to put a meal together in a jiffy and proved to the world that cooking doesn’t need to take long and can be very enjoyable […]

Leek & Mushroom Egg Noodles

Leek & Mushroom Egg Noodles

No doubt it is the butter that makes these noodles taste so good. Folks who are more health conscious feel free to use olive oil (or any oil of your choice) instead of butter. I love having these noodles as an accompaniment to Pan-fried Butter & Garlic Prawns. If you fancy this dish as a […]

Broccoli, Mushroom and Cashew Noodle Stirfry

Broccoli, Mushroom and Cashew Noodle Stirfry

This dish is very nourishing and filling. If you can’t be bothered to make up the sauce, simply use ready made teriyaki available at most supermarkets. Since I prefer my broccoli a bit more cooked, I fry it for a bit longer, but if you prefer yours to have a bit more crunch just reduce […]

Baked Pumpkin with Mushroom & Leek Stuffing

Baked Pumpkin with Mushroom and Leek Stuffing

Dark green, pale green, gray, orange, yellow, white, red, knobbly, smooth, ridged, small, enormous, round, oblong or ovoid. Ah yes, you know it is autumn when pumpkins start appearing at your local supermarket in all shapes and sizes. They are so versatile in cooking and yet I know few Britons who have even tasted it.

Sweet Potato, Spinach & Mushroom Stew

Sweet Potato, Spinach & Mushroom Stew

Yams, cassava, rice, peanuts, spinach, plantains and peppers are just a few ingredients that are regularly used in the rich West African cuisine. What surprised me most was the peanut butter in this dish. Curry and peanut butter sure sounds like a strange combination, but in reality it works beautifully. The peanut butter adds depth […]