Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

Further to my Ramen Bowl with Beef Sirloin post some time ago, I remembered that I should also post my recipe for the best home-made broth for Pho Ga, the Vietnamese chicken noodle soup.  Continue reading “Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)”

Ramen Bowl with Marinated Beef Sirloin

This recipe is based on Bill Granger’s, Rice noodle pho with rare beef and star anise which can be found here.

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!

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Spanakoriso by George Calombaris + Spanakoriso Arancini

I also got George Calombaris’ new cookbook Greek for my birthday. 😀

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Spicy Chorizo and Pinto Bean Chili

I had a package of fresh chorizo sausages in the fridge. Using them for a delicious bowl of chili seemed a pretty good idea to me!

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Chickpea, Shrimp and Chorizo Salad

I was initially a bit hesitant about the combination of ingredients and flavours for this chickpea salad, but it turned out super tasty.

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Kecap-glazed Chicken with Stir-fried Vegetables and Noodles

Chantal actually came up with this one and it’s based on Dutch TV-chef Rudolph van Veen’s recipe she found on 24Kitchen. Its Dutch title can be loosely translated as ‘Velvety Kecap Chicken with Noodles’. Continue reading “Kecap-glazed Chicken with Stir-fried Vegetables and Noodles”

Saffron Risotto by Ferran Adrià

Ferran Adrià of El Bulli fame finishes the risotto with a garnish of paper-thin slices of mushrooms.

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Pancetta and Sage Risotto by Ursula Ferrigno

A straight forward “pantry” risotto for a delicious weekday supper.

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