Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mulled Wine With A Twist

To kick off the Christmas period we had some friend around for drinks at the weekend. There nothing quite like Mulled wine. Mulled wine is lovely alternate to hot whiskey and hot port, that is traditionally served around the Christmas period and to me it is the ultimate hot toddy. As for … Continue reading

Posted in Drinks | Tagged , Drinks, Hot Toddy, Mulled Wine, , Red Wine, | 5 Comments

Spicy Tomato Soup

Recently Fabian was given some home-grown vegetables; an assortment of mostly hot peppers with few bell peppers and some bird eye chilli. So it being Winter we used some to make spicy tomato soup. This is a lovely warm soup … Continue reading

Posted in Lunch | Tagged , , , Soup | 2 Comments

Stir-Fried Ginger Prawns

One of my big love when it come to cuisine is Asia food, Thai, Japanese, Chinese etc. On trip to London a while back, we had dinner in Chinatown one night. What a treat! Hands down the best Chinese food we ever had! Think the place was call New … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner | Tagged , Chinese, , , Prawns, , Shrimp | 3 Comments

Fusilli Pasta with Serrano Ham, Celery, Roasted peppers

One day while in the supermarket trying to think of something to cook for dinner I came across Serrano Ham.  Serrano Ham is a dry cured Spanish ham that is thinly sliced, it is cured for a minimum of a year in up in the … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner | Tagged Celery, , , , , , Serrano Ham, Tomatoes | 4 Comments

Spaghetti with Tuna and Tomato Sauce (Spaghetti al tonno e pomodoro)

This tuna and tomato sauce recipe is really simple and tasty to make. The crushed red pepper add a lovely kick the the tomato sauce. The preference is to used tuna packed in olive oil as this add tuna flavorings to the sauce. … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner | Tagged Crushed red pepper, , Garlic, , Parsley, Plum tomato, Roasted peppers, Spaghetti al tonno e pomodoro, Tuna | 2 Comments