Pancakes anyone?

Regardless of what you call them, crumpets, pancakes, flapjacks, hotcakes, these are always a favourite. They require very few ingredients and very little skill. This recipe is a slight alteration of a recipe that has been passed down in my family for generations. It works and is guaranteed to make you feel all warm and fuzzy. I…

Honey… What did you make for dinner?

A mess… I made a mess! That’s what I thought earlier tonight. Early in my cooking career I really wasn’t very good. By that I mean I was awful, burnt cookies, split hollandaise, raw chicken awful. I couldn’t understand why? I mean I know all the cooking principles, I understand the science, I had the…

Nutella marbled blondies with salted almonds

  I love baking, but I really hate cleaning up. So here is my new recipe for yummy Blondies that can be made using one mixing bowl. They are very quick to whip up and will be devoured even faster. I find that using salted almonds gives these brownies an extra edge, the salt balances the…

Cheat’s Lasagna

I absolutely adore Italian food. It has great flavour components such as  tangy tomato, rich cheese and fragrant basil making it the ideal comfort food. Not to mention that it mostly consists of the most comforting food group of all- carbs! However cooking a proper ragu can be quite time-consuming. This recipe is a quick lasagna…

Equality and good service for all

I don’t like doing rant pieces but I feel that this needs to be said. Customer service is important in the food service industry.  If you want to keep your customers and build a bigger customer base, treating your customers well is cardinal. Its as simple as that.  Maya Angelou once said “people will forget…

Everyone’s a food blogger

With the current state of social media everyone is a food critic, everyone is a reviewer and everyone is a photographer. I think this is great! In the least it makes my decision on where to eat that much easier. Furthermore it says heaps about the social nature of food. In Hong Kong there is…