There’s no doubt about it, black pepper is the unsung hero of the herb and spice rack. But while it maintains a steady presence bringing extra depth to many a recipe, it’s much more than salt’s seasoning sidekick. Here, we tell you how to use a touch of black pepper to bring a pop to sweet dishes, or vary your savoury recipes with the punch of coarse ground peppercorns.
"Salt and Pepper" is a popular flavour combination found in Chinese takeaways and restaurants the world over. It’s often paired with prawns, squid and even tofu. Our favourite way to enjoy it is with extra-naughty popcorn chicken.
When it comes to cooking I believe in making things that don’t need me to spend hours in the kitchen but taste delicious and outstanding. This is when you have simple and easy recipes to make it quick and have the right spices to make it delicious.
2019's Chinese New Year begins on Friday 16 February, marking the commencement of the Year of the Pig. People born in these years are considered to be energetic and always enthusiastic, so this is a great time to celebrate their companionship with a great meal.