Prawn & Pork Gyoza

Every month or so, if not less, my family likes to make our own dumplings. For the Chinese, these are known as  “shui jiao”, and to the Japanese as “gyoza”, but for the purposes of making the recipe title easier to pronounce, let’s just call them gyoza 😉 Mum and dad have always made them…

Prawn & Dill Ravioli

I’ve been at a bit of a loss as to recipes ideas recently. While I sprout ideas for desserts and baked treats as if there’s no tomorrow, thinking of savoury meals is a challenge for me and I’m consistently expand my repertoire. Winter called for luxuriously hour-long cooked meals, full of warm and hearty flavours…

Prawn, Avocado & Quinoa Salad

And so continues the quinoa ‘health’ trend. I tried my hand at quinoa last week for the first time, to great success (see here), but at the time I hadn’t thought that a single cup of quinoa grain would make me close to four cups worth of the stuff. While I had used as much…

Seafood Pies

With it being halfway through the last month of winter, I looked back at the things I’ve made over this winter season and was in disbelief that I have not made some form of pie. Pie, like lasagne, is a winter essential and after a brief discussion with Viv at work about her recent attempts…