Homemade Basil Pesto Sauce

One of my favourite go-to weekday home cooked meals has got to be a fresh basil pesto sauce. It’s quick, easy and absolutely delicious! You just cannot compare a freshly made sauce, to even the best jared store bought variety. It took me 16 years before my world was brightened by trying the freshly made good stuff and I haven’t looked back ever since.

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Sohofama | wholesome Chinese food

Sohofama

Sohofama is a thoughtfully arranged marriage between the Sai Yin Pun based team at Locofama and GOD lifestyle brand. Taking a spacious ground floor unit at PMQ on the Bridges Street side, they offer a carefully crafted seasonal menu with heavy emphasis on boasting hormone free, antibiotic free, locally sourced, organic, free range, grass fed sourced ingredients. With ingredients that meet the above criteria, the menu has been designed to make the most of the ‘essence’ of flavours which is only possible to show case when working with quality fresh ingredients. Continue reading

Cherry Tomato Growing Experiment, Round 1

This was drafted, but never posted. So whilst a little old, it is the commentary  for the first Cherry Tomato experiment…

After the radish experiment kicked off to such a great start, my excitement was fueled even more for this new endeavour. Whilst I had originally planned to hold off a little on sowing any more seeds, I needed some therapeutic distraction from the real world and found myself just getting stuck in.  Continue reading

Grow your own … in Hong Kong

First batch of harvested radishes

I have always had a love affair with food. Since moving back to Hong Kong almost 7 years ago, I have enjoyed exploring new tastes, cuisines, smells and ingredients (despite the occasional unpleasant meeting with Mr G.E along the way!). Last year we have moved to a place with more (outside) space. A rare little sun trap, perfect for a micro garden and therapy of the outdoor home variety. I have been encouraged by a healthy curiosity over allotments and cooking shows, featuring a strong grow your own element…. Continue reading