My Chinese version of the Sunday roast

On Sunday I gave our roast dinner a distinctly Chinese flavour – five spice roast belly pork, steamed rice, braised mushrooms in oyster sauce and stir-fried choi sum with beansprouts and chilli bean paste. Continue reading

Pork chops in a cream and mushroom sauce

So, who remembers the Marshall Cavendish 1970s part-work, Supercook? It came out between 1976 and 1979 and you bought a set of eight binders to keep it in. It was the first really comprehensive recipe source that I ever used and I learnt a huge amount about food from just reading it. Continue reading

Pork and caraway meatballs

Meatballs are easy to make and are something that I like to eat, and which are pretty versatile when it comes to ingredients and flavourings. These have a sort of Hungarian feel about them, because of the caraway and paprika, Continue reading