Slow Cooked Top Rump of Beef with Tamarind, Cinnamon and Star Anise

I have a new way of trying to eat paleo sustainably on a budget and that is by only buying meat that is on special. Monday lunchtime comes around and I head over to my local supermarket to grab any meat that is free range, organic or British raised on the specials shelf in the…… Continue reading Slow Cooked Top Rump of Beef with Tamarind, Cinnamon and Star Anise

Egyptian Dukkah

Dukkah brings back lots of childhood memories for me, dipping bread in olive oil, then in the Dukkah, and eating it with the grown ups at friendly get-togethers. It is an Egyptian spice mix, which in Egypt it is sold as street food, in paper cones, with warm pita bread for dipping. The word is…… Continue reading Egyptian Dukkah

Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Savoury Pancakes

I first discovered Banh Xeo whilst attending a cooking class at the Morning Glory cooking school in Hoi An. I have dreamt about it ever since. In February 2013, I met my family in Vietnam for a 3 week holiday, a 21st birthday holiday for my younger sister - a tradition that our family started… Continue reading Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Savoury Pancakes