Category Archives: Mains

Meat & Spinach Lasagna with Herb Roasted Potatoes

Click to enlarge As usual, don’t let the number of ingredients scare you off. Lasagna is admittedly a little time consuming, but the results are well worth it. Make it ahead of hand and freeze it for when you don’t have time to cook. It’s almost impossible to mess up so try it today!

Seafood Double-baked Potatoes

Click to enlarge Don’t let the number of ingredients in this dish scare you off – it’s easier than it looks. I’ve paired it here with pork chops, but any meat will do nicely. You’ll notice that I’ve done the pork chops to a medium wellness here. Thanks to advances in technology, Trichinosis has been… Read More »

Cucumber Chicken Pasta

Click to enlarge The cucumber and parsley add a coolness to this dish which makes it perfect for a warm summer’s night. It’s quick, easy and most importantly, tasty. Pair it off with a nice white and voila, a simple dinner.

Pan-seared Salmon with Roasted Vegetables

Click to enlarge Fish has somewhat of a reputation for being difficult to cook. Where that reputation came from, I’ll never know. Here’s a quick and easy salmon recipe that I blatantly borrowed from Gordon Ramsay. It can be prepped and cooked in under 30 minutes which makes it ideal for a quick evening meal… Read More »

Potato Seafood Pancake

It’s known in Korean restaurants as Haemool Pageon, but I like to call them Hamal Pigeons. Order it my way in Korean restaurants and waiters will either graciously attempt to teach you the correct pronunciation or give you the thousand-dagger stare – either way, hilarity ensues.

Chili with Kidney, Lima and Black Beans

As designation exams loom, I’ve come to appreciate the convenience of one pot stews that you can just set and forget. Leftovers store well and not much is lost in the way of texture or flavour when you reheat things. These types of dishes usually freeze well too.

Beef Stew

On a cold rainy winter day, nothing hits the spot better than some hearty stew. No need to stick to the ingredients list – feel free to substitute anything you may have in your fridge. A lot of ingredients I know, but the prep time is minimal once you chuck everything in. Here’s a pic… Read More »

Clear Glass Noodles with Miso Beef

Click to enlarge I’m a big fan of one pan dishes because they’re fast and they facilitate easy clean-up. Miso in this dish is used to add a bit of a Japanese flair to the dish, but it’s entirely optional as it is a pain in the ass to acquire if you aren’t in a… Read More »

Portobello Mushroom Open-faced Sandwich

Click to enlarge photo Portobello mushrooms are a great way to get vegetarian whiners to shut up. It’s made as a sandwich here, but makes for an excellent substitute for burger patties. It’s freezing cold outside right now so I’m going to give instructions for the oven, but these mushrooms can easily be grilled with… Read More »