Pesto Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

A simple quick snack decked in red and green for the pre-Christmas weekend – decked with cherry tomatoes and a mix of pesto and cheese. Perfect as a side dish for Christmas parties, sort of like a cold tapas served before the mains.

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Eggs Mimosa (Devilled Eggs)

Theme for the weekend – green is for Christmas. With leaves and eggs and all things nice.

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Classic Runny Scrambled Eggs

This year was bad, but as human beings, we always try to squeeze some goods out of the bads. I am very fortunate to be able to have a family who loves me, and friends who still remember me (and whom I still care about) – friends I made back in secondary school, college and university. Given that I am a very nonchalant person who prefers to stay at home and carry out my usual home-making and video-watching tasks, I am very lucky that I have a bunch of friends who understand my needs and once in a while pull me out of my comfort zone to meet with them for food, chats and adventures.

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Hessian Style Spanish Leeks

A simple variation of a leek dish in an authentic German Hessisch style. Make sure to add in enough bacons (Frankfurt Hessian dishes are rather salty!) and to crisp up the croutons to up the flavours!

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Medieval Lombard Chicken Pasties

I miss London a lot. I can’t believe lucky I was to be able to make that trip earlier this year and be back before the whole Covid craziness began. I still remember how the entire Europe was still drowned in concerns regarding UK withdrawing from the European Union and how little everyone knew about the Coronavirus back then even when I asked them about it. Now, it is a different story altogether. A year has almost passed by and I hope that everyone I met back then at the V&A and the BM are all staying well and safe, wherever they are.

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