Lemon Pepper Calamari with a Lemon and Thyme Aioli

    Every mother has a secret ‘mom’ fantasy.  A personal happy place in her mind she goes to when it all becomes too much.   Don’t get it twisted – we love our families.  We would die for our children if need be.  But after a day full of whining, throw up and tantrums…well, off…

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Uyghur Spiced Lamb Parcels

              Some of the best food in China can be found in Xinjiang province, located in Western China and typically halal and more reminiscent of middle Eastern cuisine than of anything you would recognize from your local takeaway.  Popular dishes of this region are spiced barbequed lamb, hand pulled…

Chicken Cordon Bleu Bites

When I was a child, my favorite food was Chicken Cordon Bleu.  In my opinion, there was nothing to dislike.  Someone somewhere in Switzerland had come up with a sinfully perfect combination of fried chicken with a salty ham and molten cheese center. As someone who LOVES fried chicken, I can’t think of anything better….