Chinese Takeout Tonight….Pt3


Cashew Chicken The crunch of the cashews adds a nice bite to this saucy chicken stir fry, that is found in many Chinese restaurants. You can use chicken thighs or breast, the thighs will take slightly longer to cook. I used breast in the recipe below. I tend to use a quick marinade when using…

Chinese Takeout Tonight….Pt2


Veggie Stir Fry with Rice Noodles A simple but tasty stir fry to accompany many different Chinese dishes! You can use different kinds of noodles for this dish, I prefer rice noodles (5-10mm thick), and you can use whatever veggies you want! Adjust the veggie ingredients to suit your tastes… Follow My Blog Get new…

Chinese Takeout Tonight….Pt1


Mushroom Egg Foo Yung Also known as “Chinese Omelette”, this is a great dish to have on the side, and has always been a staple for us on our “Takeout” orders! The sauce is an added bonus as it helps to give the Foo Yung more depth of flavour. You can make this with many…

What’s Frying Tonight?


Korean Fried Chicken (KFC) This is a super easy dish to make and the taste of the crispy, double fried chicken in a sweet, peppery and sticky sauce is amazing! I serve these in a homemade sweet bun with some Kewpie mayo (Japanese mayonnaise) and some home made pickles (carrots, red onion and radish). Follow…

Lets go to Italy


Lasagna a La Simon… This has to be one of my all time faves to make, and to be honest, my most requested dish to make! I first made this back in England in my early Twenties. I adapted it from a basic home cooking book, and added some touches to make it my own…