Quick Thai Style Sweet Potato Soup with Toasted Coconut

November and the cold is here so it’s Soup for what ails you, nothing does it like a bowl of soup. I’m chock full of antibiotics, pain killers and what not so was glad for this, when you cant eat there is always soup. Thai style Sweet Potato and coconut Soup Serves 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 medium … Continue reading Quick Thai Style Sweet Potato Soup with Toasted Coconut

Marinated Beef with Satay Sauce, Cucumber Relish……and a little mouse

Turn away if you are mouse squeamish but I just have to share my Horrific weekend experience. I have been intending for months to get out into the garden to get it summer ready (eternal optimist) and finally got out there this weekend. Feverishly working away pulling over-grown weeds and raking dead leaves out of flower beds, finally making my way to my little raised … Continue reading Marinated Beef with Satay Sauce, Cucumber Relish……and a little mouse

Thai sweet potato soup

This isn’t so much a recipe, more a oh I fancy something spicy, hot and sour. Paired with some pickle because there is nothing better with Thai food…..anyway the resulting bowl of soup was so good I had to share. Great texture, lovely flavour and a good bang of heat. 2 tbsp red curry paste (I used mai ploy) 1 tin coconut milk 250ml chicken … Continue reading Thai sweet potato soup

Thai Turkey burgers and a chef salad

I see a lot of posts about Turkey mince as a ‘healthy’ ‘low fat’ meat especially among a certain dare I say slightly fanatical group of fitness people who seem to be very focused only on this aspect of their food but often not that interested in flavour, taste or indeed how food looks. I have to say I’m more interested in knowing that my … Continue reading Thai Turkey burgers and a chef salad

Thai meatballs with 2 sauces

This double dip recipe is for Thai Meatballs with two sauces – great versatile sauces that can be used as sides on lots of recipes. The meatballs are great based on beef lamb or pork, I have to admit I’m only mad on pork mince when I know its provenance. This is quick too – I had the 2 sauces cooking and the meatballs in … Continue reading Thai meatballs with 2 sauces