Zest and Herbs

Gyoza soup

I’m a planner. I’ve done the psychometric tests to prove it and everything.  I don’t like to just jump into things; I have to be prepared for every eventuality.  And … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shredded vegetable and grapefruit salad with Peanut-soy dressing

I’ve been making a lot of cabbage salads lately. Not out of any great desire for them, but more because cabbages are cheap so I buy them and then need … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yuzu glazed chicken wings

Given the number of recipes on this site that use it, it probably goes without saying that I’m a big fan of yujacha, a jam-like Korean preserve of yuzu and … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Pistachio tart

Quite often when I buy or am given an expensive or more unusual ingredient, I have a tendency to save it up for a special occasion.  I’m sure lots of … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Oven-baked pork and kimchi spring rolls

Normally if a cookbook were to swap authentic spring roll or wonton wrappers for filo pastry, it would be so you didn’t have to go hunting for the right ingredients. … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Yuzu “marmalade” cake

It’s been a long time since I last posted any sweet recipes on this site (it was an apple cake back in October!).  I’ve still been baking, but I simply … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Winter Salad Wednesday: Roast duck leg, parsnip, watercress

It’s quite difficult to really define what does and doesn’t qualify as a salad.  If you were to serve all the individual parts of this dish separately on a plate, a … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

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