Grilled Whole Fish with Lemongrass & Lime Leaves

This salt crusted & lemongrass stuffed fish is one of my newest BBQ favourites. We fell in love with it when we were in Thailand last year and were only too happy to discover it on the menu of Chachawan down the road in Sheung Wan.

I tend not to have a plan on what I want to buy on the way to Gage Street wet market, instead I let what’s fresh and looking good in the seafood stalls inspire dinner’s direction. Today’s sea bream was looking super fresh, so I picked up some lemongrass, coriander and lime leaves with the rest of my weekly vegetable top up. With such a beautiful clear sky weekend, it was a perfect afternoon to fire up the BBQ and remind myself how much I love grilling.  Continue reading

Veal Escalope with a Lemon and Butter Sauce

This veal escalope recipe is extremely easy and simple to whip up, in 15 minutes. The buttery sauce is light and lifted nicely from the citrus lemony notes, with fresh parsley undertones.  The sauce also works really well with pork chops…  quick and easy Scaloppine al Limone aka veal escalope with lemon, butter and white wine sauce.  Continue reading

Simple Fresh Egg Pasta Recipe

Making pasta from scratch is easy and well worth the effort! I use 100 grams of 00 flour, to 20 grams of semolina flour, to one organic fresh egg. If you want to make more, than multiply all ingredients proportionally, for this recipe I used e.g. 300 grams 00 Flour, 60 grams semolina flour, x3 eggs. I also add a little splash of white wine, dash of water, dribble of virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt. 

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