pork-dumpling-stew

Pork and herbed dumplings stew

Say dumplings in Asia and it means steamed or fried dough with meat or sweet filling. In other parts of the world, dumplings look different, taste different and may be prepared differently too. But all share something in … [Read more...]

sausage-apple-sandwich

Sausage and apple sandwiches

There is a program on Asian Food Channel called Return to River Cottage hosted by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. An old show, actually, that originally started airing in 2000 but which we're only getting to see now here in … [Read more...]

beer-battered-fish-and-chips

Beer-battered fish and chips

Speedy cooked this delicious dish of fish and chips. The batter used for coating the fish was made with flour, salt, pepper, stout beer and yeast. No eggs, no bread crumbs. Amazing just how light and crisp the coating was. … [Read more...]

sausage-potato-frittata

A la Irish boxty (potato cake)

If you like Swiss Rösti (a.k.a. fried grated potatoes), you will like a similar Irish potato pancake dish -- the boxty. While Swiss Rösti is made with grated potatoes, the Irish boxty is made with a combination of mashed and … [Read more...]

irish-stew

Irish-style beef stew

Traditional Irish stew is made with lamb or mutton. This is a beef stew so I'm calling it an Irish-style stew so as not to mislead that it is traditional Irish stew.There are claims that the benchmark of a real Irish … [Read more...]