Rick’s Malaysian Beef Rendang Recipe

One Christmas I got Rick Stein’s Far eastern Odyssey cookbook and dvd. When I saw the rendang I thought it looked amazing. I like this Malaysian version as the curry is much wetter and I love sauce. The beef just melts in your mouth and the heat and spice in the curry is just right….

Balinese Crab, Coconut and Bean Salad Recipe

We love Bali and I particularly love the food. You get such delicious and refreshing salads which are perfect in the heat. This bean salad is one of my favourite’s it is packed full of flavour and crunch. The crab adds a sweetness and the coconut a creaminess. I made mine as close as I…

Crab, Coconut and Noodle Salad with a Sweet Chilli Dressing Recipe

I really wanted to be reminded of Asia so I went for this salad with Fresh coconut and crab. You could use fresh crab meat but I went for the cheaper option and it worked so well. This salad is delicious in every mouthful. Creaminess from the coconut, sweetness from the crabmeat, crunch from the…

Asian Pork, Coconut and Pineapple Curry Recipe

So I saw Rick Stein make this on Saturday Kitchen and I thought it looked delicious and we had some pork shoulder in the freezer so we decided to give it a go. It was delicious, it tasted fresh and zingy, sort of like a sweet and sour. The pork was so tender and I…

3 Ingredient Coconut and Dark Chocolate Bars Recipe

So I  wanted to attempt to make homemade dark chocolate bounty bars. I couldn’t actually call mine bounty as they only resemble them, lol, however they actually taste better. This recipe is so easy you just need a bit of time to allow for setting and be prepared to get chocolate covered hands! I licked my…

Addictive Coconut, Jam and Biscuit Slices

In my office if there was a lunch meeting we used to get an outside caterer to provide it. There would be sandwiches and cakes and if there were some left over, the whole office got access. The coconut and jam slice got me off my chair, but our’s are a million times better than…