Eastern Spice Crusted Lamb Shoulder


Hey guys! As you know, I absolutely love eating lamb whenever I can get my hands on it. I’m from New Zealand and i’m pretty sure it’s genetic! Today’s recipe is a spicy Eastern inspired lamb shoulder. This is one of the better value cuts of lamb – It’s got the most meat for your dollar, and a good amount of bones for broth. (Or very lucky pets) As always, … Continue reading

Tropical Pineapple-Lime Beef Short Ribs

tropical short ribs

These ribs are a perfect summer lunch dish. The sweet, tropical sauce with a hint of heat and lime, both rich in flavour, but light enough for a yummy beach picnic dinner!   Serves 2. You will need: 4 beef short ribs, or about 1 lb  1 key lime 1 cup diced pineapple 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1 T honey 2 T tomato paste 1/2 white onion, diced 1 head … Continue reading

Spicy Chipotle Chicken With Fresh Kiwi-Coconut Sauce

kiwi chicken

Hey guys! This week’s recipe is a simple way to kick up chicken a notch. Did you know kiwi fruit goes really well with chicken? Fruity freshness + animal protein is one of my favourite pairings. This time, I paired a spicy chipotle seasoned chicken with a fresh, tarty, but somehow smooth kiwi-coconut sauce. If you’ve thought of trying something new with your cooking, this is a fun place to … Continue reading

Post-holiday weekend: Recipes for leftovers!

poverty stew

Hey guys! I hope everyone had a nice holiday week (US/Canada). In light of the feasting that was no doubt had, I’ve compiled a list of leftover-friendly recipes. Chunky Veal Sauce Poverty Stew (slow cooker) Honeyed Salmon with Cashew-Ginger Sauce Lamb Hotpot Squash & Rosemary Fritters Coconut & Asparagus Soup with Shredded Roast Chicken Thighs

SK’s Spring BBQ Recipes

chipotle honey ribs

Hey guys! I’m a bit short on interesting food this week, so I put together a collection of my most BBQ-tastic recipes. all of these can either be prepared over a fire/BBQ, or travel well, in case of pre-made food. Chipotle Honey Beef Ribs with Crimini Mushrooms Lemon Cilantro Roast Chicken Spicy Ribs + Sautéed Onions & Potato Mash Roast Acorn Squash Bowl with Pico De Gallo Mushroom Steak Burgers w/ … Continue reading

Roast Acorn Squash Bowl with Pico De Gallo

pico squash

Hey guys! today’s recipe is an awesome spring side dish – A sweet roasted acorn squash, with a fiery pico de gallo salsa. Fresh, spicy, and a little sweet, it’s a great accompaniment to some steak and mushroom burgers! It’s also pretty good with chicken. Serves 2. Or one very hungry teenager. You will need: 1 acorn squash, halved and de-seeded 1 cup tomatoes, diced 1 cup white onion, diced 1/2 … Continue reading

Thai Green Beef Curry with Yam & Sugar Peas

thai green curry

Hey guys, this week’s recipe is very customizable Thai Green Curry, and I did cheat a little! I used a pre-made curry paste. Before you lynch me, I’ll say that this curry paste is just the herbs/spices needed: no nasty preservatives! They herbs can sometimes be hard to find. You can find them in just about any supermarket, or Asian market. But if you feel up to making the paste yourself, it’s … Continue reading

Chicken with Apricot Chutney & Mashed Parsnips

chicken apricot parsnips

Hey guys! This one is mainly about the sides. I’m sure you have mastered the art of roasting chicken parts, so I’m going skip explaining that one. This is a spicy apricot chutney, great for dipping meat in. Especially good with chicken or pork!  The mashed parsnips are warm, creamy, comforting and a bit rustic. They’re both really easy, with impressive results that make you feel all fancy and gourmet. ^_^ You will need: 2 cups dried … Continue reading

Chipotle-Honey Beef Back Ribs & Crimini Mushrooms

chipotle honey ribs

Hey guys! Guess what I like to nom? RIBS! I love ribs. Maybe it’s because they come with handles for easier nomming? Anyway, this week’s recipe is pretty spicy – adjust the amounts to your taste. It’s a delectable, slow roasted beef back rib. Not a common choice, I know. But they’re very cheap, and easy to ace if done right! You will need: 4 large beef back ribs 250g … Continue reading

Spicy Ribs + Sautéed Onions & Potato Mash

spicy ribs

Hey guys! This week’s recipe is a classic rib dinner. It’s simple and quick; but tastes rich and spicy. This recipe is designed for two (or one very hungry person). So just double it for every additional two. You will need: 1 large rack of baby back ribs 2 T Sriracha/chilli sauce Garlic powder Onion powder Salt & Pepper 1/2 cup cocktail onions, peeled 1 large white onion, peeled and … Continue reading