Zest and Herbs

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

Book review: Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking by Maangchi with Lauren Chapman

Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking was published in May last year, and I’ve been putting off this review since I got hold of the book in June.  It’s the first cookbook … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Olia Hercules’ Mamushka

Since a big part of this blog is about exploring lesser known foods and cuisines, all the buzz around Olia Hercules’ first cookbook of Ukrainian recipes piqued my interest.  So with … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lotus root

Lotus root doesn’t really taste of much; apart from fibre and vitamin C, it’s nutritionally unremarkable too. Instead its selling points are in its crisp texture and unique appearance. Lotus … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

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

Winter salad Wednesday: Roast carrot, chick pea and ricotta

Following on from my post last Wednesday, it’s time for another seasonal salad.  I mentioned that it was Mediterranean foods like tomatoes that make up what we think of as … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

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