How to make Japanese soups

How to make Japanese soups

I am guessing by now you have mastered making dashi, so now let’s move on to making something wonderful with that umami powered stock! Noodle based soups are marvellous things from ramen, udon or soba noodles are the classics, but to be honest you don’t always need...
How to make dashi

How to make dashi

Dashi is a wonderful Japanese stock which is used as the basis for many classic recipes including ramen, udon and soba noodle soups. I thought I would give you this simple recipe and show you how to make dashi, as the main ingredient required is becoming easier to get...
Food in the news

Food in the news

What a difference a couple of weeks can make to food in the news. Hold on, wait, no it doesn’t. It still has something for everyone, fear, horror, more fear and of course the stupid. So go ahead and indulge yourself and suck up these stories like a good bowl of...
Making a dessert in your slow cooker

Making a dessert in your slow cooker

It’s the post you’ve all been waiting for in the slow cooker series – Slow-cooked desserts – You’ve impressed everyone with your slow cooked vegetarian meals, after choosing your own slow cooker and adapting your recipes,  it’s now...