Review: Recipe book- Nanban by Tim Anderson

I received the Nanban cookery book by Masterchef winner, Tim Anderson, for my birthday last year, a gift from my brother. The recipes are described as ‘Japanese Soul Food’ and the book covers a broad spectrum of Japanese and East-meets-West recipes, with a whole chapter on ramen. Tim Anderson has a restaurant of the same […]

Prawn Thai Green Curry Fusion Ramen

Thai green curry was the first proper oriental meal I cooked on my own, when I was about 13. I found a Blue Dragon kit in a shop and had never had a Thai curry before and thought the kit, with its green curry paste, fish sauce and lime leaves looked very exotic. Since then […]

Matcha

I love drinking green tea and so it was only a matter of time before I turned my attention to matcha. I was always a little worried about trying it; it’s expensive, despite all its health benefits, and coming in a powdered form rather than being loose leaf or a teabag, it seemed complicated to […]