Monday, 27 April 2015

Chicken Chow Mein With An American Twist ♥


Hello my glamorous friends I hope you are all doing well today . If you love Chinese Food you'll love this recipe now what's not to love about it ? This perfect for lunch or dinner also , did I mention its super easy and quick to do to .  Soo lets start ......
 
Ingredients
For the sauce  
  • Thumb size piece of fresh root ginger .
  • 2 garlic Cloves
  • 3 Tbsp Tomato Ketchup ( that's the twist however you can use sweet chilly sauce or fish sauce if you like . )
  • 2 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Reduced - Salt soy sauce .
For the noodles
  • 1 large red pepper
  • 5 spring onions
  • 1 large or 2 small chicken breast
  • 3 nests medium egg noodles
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower oil
 
 
 Method :
  1. Use a Potato peeler to remove the skin from the ginger . Discard the skin , the carefully grate 1 Tbsp from the root . Then put in a bowl , crush the garlic and the Tomato Ketchup or the sauce of your choice , soy sauce and 3 Tbsp of water and begin to stir .
  2. After begin to chop the peppers into quarters . Remove the seeds and stalk diagonally in strips . Cut the ends from the spring onions , and cut the green and white of the onion lengthways . The after then cut the chicken into bite-size pieces .
  3. Boil a large pan of water on the hob . When the water is boiling , drop the noodles and leave them to cook for 4 mins . After that drain in a colander .  
  4. Heat up the wok or deep pan of you choice . You should start to see smoke add the oil and chicken . Use a wooden spoon and stir the chicken around the pan . when it is half white / pink add the pepper and stir fry for a further 1 minute .
  5. Pour the in pan and stir well until bubbling .



  6. Add the noodles , spring onions and handful at a time , the toss into the sauce until well coated . Then serve
  7. Enjoy .
What sauce will you have ?
  
 

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Roasted Rosemary And Garilic Wedges ♥






Hello my glamorous friends happy Tuesday ! Have you fancied making your own wedges and don't know how ? Well do not fear Chyna is here ! ( that's sounds cheesy but you get the idea) . Just to let you know you kitchen will smell of rosemary heven while the seasoned potatoes are in the oven . This is a healthier snack because the wedges are baked not fried also I mention how crispy they are when first bit into them . So I hope you enjoy this recipe guys ..... 


Serves 4

 


Ingredients:4 Large Yukon Gold Potatoes, washed and dried2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Rosemary5 Cloves of Garlic, whole in their skin2 Tbsp Granulated Garlic Salt and Pepper (to taste)3 Tbsp Olive Oil

METHOD ,       

1) Preheat oven to 450 degrees and place a large non stick baking sheet into the oven to get extremely hot (this is so that potatoes wont stick and they get very crispy)

2) Place all the ingredients except potatoes into a large zip lock bag and toss to mix.

3) Cut each potato into 8 wedges and place them on a microwave safe plate and microwave for 5 minutes.

4) Once the potatoes come out of the microwave place them in the zip lock bag with the rosemary mixture and let stand for 10 minutes so that the warm potatoes can absorb all the flavour of the garlic, rosemary and olive oil.
 

5) Roast potatoes for 30 minutes or until crispy golden brown, turning them
once after 15 minutes so that both sides get crispy golden brown. Now that's what I call  yummm!!
 
 
How Crispy Do You Like Your Wedges ?
 
 
 

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls Recipe ♥







Hello my glamorous friends and how are you ? Do you love peanut butter ?  Or do  you love chocolate? or both . Now I know this is a holiday treat but sorry I'm breaking the rules here . Nothing will stop my from making a sweet treat and a bonus I get to share it with you so its a win win .  This would make a great gift for a special someone or maybe you can give it to someone just because ....  So what you will need is

 Prep time:  30 mins
Cook time:  5 mins
Ingredients:
1/4 cup of Unsalted Butter
 1-1/4 cup of Confectioners Sugar
 1-1/2 cups of Crisped Rice Cereal
 1 cup of Smooth Peanut Butter
 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract
 For the Chocolate Coating:
 1 12oz bag of Semisweet Chocolate Chips
 2 Tbsp of Vegetable Shortening

Method ,
1) Line a baking sheet with some parchment paper, spray a little non stick spray over it and set aside.

 2) In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat, add the vanilla and the peanut butter and cook over low heat until the peanut butter melts.

 3) In a large bowl, add the sugar and rice cereal and pour over the peanut butter mixture.

 4) Form into little balls, the size of a teaspoon (wet your hands to form them, it keeps them from sticking) and place them on the prepared baking sheet. Pop them in the fridge to set for a couple of hours.


 5) Add the chocolate and shortening to a microwave safe bowl and microwave until melted.

 6) Dip each one in the melted chocolate using two forks and place them back on the baking sheet. Pop them in the fridge to set for about half an hour and serve!




Enjoy x
 
Who would you give this go ?

 
 

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

I Can Hear The Bells ♥





Hello my glamorous friends I hope you are well and how was your Easter break or spring break ? I would love know what you go up to . As it is wedding season I thought it would be a great idea to show you some simple looks that you can achieve . And did I mention all the dresses shown are under £30 .

All the dress mentioned are from new look .

The black jumpsuit : wearing all black as an automatic sophisticated vibe to any outfit . It also gives you huge opportunity to play and explore with types of jewellery and think about it with a jumpsuit you don't  have to worry about the top and bottoms because that is done for you .

Coral dress : This is an off the shoulder dress which adds an flirty ambiance and you will be having all the heads turning in addition the is a light shade so this means it will work well with any skin tone . Lighter shades are in because of the transition into summer  .

  Floral dress : this dress is perfect for the summer due to its colour and prints Because , of the prints on the dress I would recommend sticking to a simple coloured heels , flats or sandals . I would this dress has a flirty sense to it as well due to its key hole at the front of the dress  .

Lace dress : Now this one right here has to be my favourite one . This dress exhibits sexier side due to the lace detail at the front and also gives it a delicate touch as well. The colours shown on the dress give an wide range of colours to explore with shoes .

 
What is your favourite outfit ?
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