Lazy Lamb Ragout Wholewheat Penne

Haven’t cooked for some time so I have been naturally aching to scratch that creative “itch”. Last week, I so happened to catch up with a good friend of mine who also happens to be a culinary aficionado. Admittedly, he is way more refined than me when it comes to the palate; at least he has…

Hong Kong Style Baked Pork Chop Spaghetti

I think this is quickly becoming one of my signature dishes (well, at least in my mind it is). A play on the fast-food Hong Kong style cha-charn tang baked pork chop rice for the plebs is my own revamped “classier” version of the dish for the bourgeois. Mind you, this dish does take a longer…

Mashed Avocado Whole Wheat Penne with Chopped Tomato and Parmesan Grating

What to do with an overripe avocado? An instinctive response would be to “mash it”! On that note, I decided to make a quick, healthy and fulfilling lunch that took no longer than 20 minutes. Whole wheat penne with mashed avocado dressing mixed in with a tomato salsa and garnished with parmesan shavings. INGREDIENTS: 1…

Mushroom Pasta Infused with Whisky

INGREDIENTS: Mixture of mushrooms of all sorts (oyster, chanterelle, shitake, swiss brown, portobello) 1/4 cup bacon bits 1 red onion, sliced black pepper salt knob of butter olive oil 1 bay leaf 1/4 cup whisky shaved parmesan cheese (if desired) METHOD: 1) Wash mixture of mushrooms, wipe dry and slice. 2) On low heat, brown…