Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Maker of clothes, recipes, natural fabric dyeing, Gardener of veg, fruit and flowers.

Category: Recipes

Som tum recipe making it at home

Som tum recipe making it at home

This is a blog post on making som tum homemade recipe. Som tum is a fresh papaya based salad which has origins of street food in Thailand. It’s great zingy salad dressing it makes an appetizing as side dish or a salad. To serve as […]

Bean and lentil soup – a home cook recipe

Bean and lentil soup – a home cook recipe

This is a blog post on making bean and lentil soup that is vegan (plant-based) and gluten-free recipe. I have made it with beans harvesting from my vegetable patch. While I understand that not made have their own allotment. It is definitely possible to make […]

Vietnamese beef wrap homemade recipe

Vietnamese beef wrap homemade recipe

This is a blog post on making Vietnamese beef wrap recipe. This is street food recipe that uses perilla leaves which can be found in big Asian grocers. I use betel but leaves as a substitute as it gives the same flavour. It is basically […]

Making prawn crackers from scratch

Making prawn crackers from scratch

This blog post is on making prawn crackers from scratch. This is a great as a starter, snack and party food. Prawns crackers or crisps is a crunchy and popular Chinese takeaway and restaurant starter. It does take some time to make it but it […]

Vietnamese beef beansprout salad

Vietnamese beef beansprout salad

This is a blog post on how to make a Vietnamese beef beansprout salad. It has got Thai and Vietnamese notes and flavours in this recipe. I love its fresh taste of lime juice, kaffir lime leaves and lemongrass. Red chilli hot peppers are used […]

Make-ahead party food home recipes

Make-ahead party food home recipes

Here is a blog post on make-ahead party food. My son recently had his 5th birthday party. I have been baking and cooking non-stop for 2-3 days prior to the party. While I could just serve my guest some shop-bought made and bakes. My conscious […]

Making sausage rolls

Making sausage rolls

Here is a blog post on making sausage rolls at home. They taste so much better than shop bought ones. Of you can good organic ready-made ones nowadays but they cost just so much. They are a great hit at parties for the young or […]