Meals

Perfect Fries

Perfect Fries

First, let’s clear up the inevitable confusion over terminology. I’m British. ‘Chips’ are pieces of potato, cut into chunky fingers (more than 1cm wide) and then deep-fried. ‘Fries’ are pieces of potato, cut into slender fingers (less than 1cm wide) and then deep-fried. Those snacks […]

The Perfect Burger

The Perfect Burger

Burgers have a somewhat undeserved reputation as junk food. It is indeed true that there are some pretty poor examples out there, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t have good burgers if we try.

Cornbread

Cornbread

A large plastic tub containing eight kilograms of yellow maize arrived on my doorstep this morning (along with a similar tub containing wheat), so I felt obliged to make something with it this evening. I milled some of the corn into cornmeal, and decided to […]

Stir-fried Tempeh with Broccoli, Garlic and Chilli

Stir-fried Tempeh with Broccoli, Garlic and Chilli

For dinner last night, I wanted to try something with my home-made tempeh, so I came up with this: Very tasty, and extremely quick and easy to make.

Fried Tempeh with Kimchi

Fried Tempeh with Kimchi

Lunch today was slices of tempeh, fried in a little coconut oil, and served with a healthy dollop of kimchi on the side. All home-made fermented foods, and utterly delicious.