Parsnip Cake – a take on Lo Bak Go

No, not a sponge cake. This is a delicious, savoury cake of subtly flavoured and spiced steamed parsnip. Those of you familiar with dim sum restaurants may know it as Turnip Cake, but Chinese Turnip is hard to get where I live unless I make a special trip. What I did have, however, was a …

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Korean Braised Aubergine

Watching YouTube videos of Korean and Japanese cooking does make one want to have ALL OF THE THINGS. 1 large aubergine1 green pepper*2 tbs vegetable oil1/2 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red chili pepper paste) 1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon rice wine or mirin or sherry1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon sugar1 tablespoon sesame oil as a seasoning1/2 …

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An Autumnal Bake

Another using up bits in the vegetable box recipe. The weather is definitely shouting Autumn at me. All those lovely autumn colours just had to taste good together, right? 3 carrots, peeled and sliced diagonally (more surface area) 3 parsnips, as above 2 apples, deseeded and cut into quarters - don't bother peeling them1 stick …

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