Posts Tagged ‘stir-fry’

Panfried titty of duck with a honey and cranberry sauce

November 29, 2009 4 comments
Duck panfried

Pan fried duck breast with with honey and cranberry sauce on a bed of stir fried vegetables with weapons grade roast potatoes

People who know me well, know that I simply cannot sit inside all weekend watching TV. Sometimes, that’s all I want to do, but my attention span is miniscule and I get bored and fidgety. I usually end up being told by my lovely Anna to sit still and be good or even better, bugger off and leave her in peace. So I do. No Eastenders omnibus for me! Read more…


Sandy’s Noodles with an Eastern Twist

November 25, 2009 2 comments

This is more a method than a recipe … but what a bloody fine method it turned out to be! One of those dishes you can whip up in a flash and dazzle your guests with your multi-cultural cooking talents. Read more…

Simple Salmon Says…

November 4, 2009 1 comment

The very first meal I ate when I arrived to live here in the UK was Salmon steak. I don’t remember what accompanied the steak because I was eating salmon and that is all that mattered.  Yes, my fine sister-in-law had been told that salmon would tickle me pinker than a salmon’s pink bits and she delivered. It was delicious.

Now add to the above story that my fine daughter who works for a publishing company brings me Trout and Salmon magazine and I begin to salivate. Trout and Salmon magazine is full of pictures of fishing rods and elderly gentlemen who, if they are sensible, have labradors, smell of whisky and smoke pipes. Read more…

Sunday Prawn Stir-fry.

November 1, 2009 1 comment

Sunday is Lazy day.  I should not make an effort on a Sunday, so I won’t. Sort of.

When the nice gentlemen with a talent for breaking bags of groceries were busy breaking said bags, one of the bags contained fresh egg noodles. Another broken bag bore some nice, plump spring onions and some red peppers. There were also mushrooms and a few other items that might or might not, as whim will dictate, appear in tonights’s dinner, a Stir Fry. Read more…

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I can’t stand the heat in the kitchen.

October 27, 2009 3 comments

One of the biggest irritations in my life is domestic stoves. Or hobs if you want to be posh.  I think they are generally unfit for purpose. Here is why: Read more…