Sticky Chicken with Asian Slaw and Sesame Dressing

I added a new gadget to my ever growing stash in the kitchen. I’ve been meaning to buy a mandoline for quite some time. Although my knife work can be quite fast, it’s not what we’d call delicate or fancy so I decided to take let my kitchenware do the talking instead. It’s a revelation! … Continue reading

Clams in XO sauce

XO sauce is thought to have originated in Hong Kong…it’s packed with ridiculous amounts of flavour from spice and seafood. It is a bit time consuming to make but well worth the effort. My recipe will yield about 2 cups…you only need 1/2 a cup for the clams so keep the rest in 1/2 cup … Continue reading