Cheesy Zucchini Loaf Cake (a recipe)

So my colleagues decided to start a competition in line with the BBC hit series Great British Bake Off. I was about to get excited at the thought of having free baked goodies at work every week until I realised I was in on it, too. My nerves went bonkers as…

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Girl Next Shore Cooks: baked chicken with peri-peri marinade

Let’s talk about chicken. I’m not too keen on it. I rarely order it when I eat out and I especially don’t like cooking it for fear of salmonella (which possibly explains my egg abhorrence gene as well). Whenever a recipe calls for boneless chicken I use Quorn meat-free chicken style…

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EDITED Live Below The Line 2014: Day 1 – 95p and a major school girl error

UPDATE: I miscalculated Day 1’s brunch box – I actually used three slices of garlic pork sausage which means it should be 15p, instead of 5p (price per slice). So overall spendage was 95p, not 85p. Apologies!  I have signed up for Live Below The Line from 28 April to 2 May,…

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Girl Next Shore Cooks: La-la-la-love… CHEESE! (A recipe for starters)

Do you have a memory that makes you feel all tingly and shivery and giddy all over? Mine’s definitely the time I fell in love with cheese. As in I really get kilig when I remember the moment: the man reverently looking at his sandwich, the melted cheese snaking down his fist, the…

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When life gives you lemons…

I love how the idea of lemons, like coconuts, can cheer you up. The colour is an optical delight and the scent is just a summer olfactory stimulant. They’re also super versatile so you can find some sort of concoction anywhere – in toiletries and house care, in main viands…

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