Most home bakers consider sourdough bread from scratch as the ultimate test. Baking this delicious and chewy creation, however, is a challenge that you can easily overcome with practice, patience, and a few helpful tips. Sourdough bread maker Angelique Crystal happily shares her top 10 tips to make your first sourdough loaf a winning success.(more…)
A well-loved French dish, the classic beef bourguignon is comfort food best shared with a hungry crowd. The colours of vegetables mixed with fork-tender meat are enough to make your mouth water. Give this recipe a go when you love cooking one-pot meals or are simply craving for something hearty.(more…)
The best way to keep warm this winter is to stay in and have comfort food waiting in the kitchen. Slow-cooked butter chicken with tomatoes and lots of spices definitely sounds tempting. Too decadent? Not this particular recipe that only needs a tablespoon of butter, so you can enjoy and dig in without the guilt!(more…)
Pad Thai is a stir-fry favourite as it’s simple to make and a great way to make use of ingredients you have on hand. This particular noodle dish has tofu and carrots in the recipe. But you can always experiment and add in prawns, chicken, and other vegetables to the mix to suit your taste.
Nothing says winter more than having roasted pumpkin soup in the kitchen. This soup recipe is made even richer with sweet potato plus a topping of the traditional Egyptian nut and spice mix called dukkah. Heartwarming and easy to make, this soup can even be packed in food jars for lunch—a perfect winter meal on the go.(more…)