Slow Cooked Pork Belly

I’ve been dreaming of using my slow cooker all summer.   I know it doesn’t produce heat so really it should’ve been getting a work out way earlier than now, but somehow I couldn’t bring myself to think about eating a warm casserole style meal in the middle of the heat we’ve been having.  Oh…

Leah’s Soba Noodle Salad

Soba noodles are a fabulous go to when you are looking for a cold, light, but satisfying dish.  They are particularly good for lunch or a light dinner on a summers evening.  In my head I somehow always feel a little bit healthy about eating them, even if only because of the things that I…

Leah’s Version of Asian Coleslaw

Its summer in Australia, and to me that means salads.  Crisp fresh vegetables, salad leaves and lots of them.  The thing is that you very quickly get bored with making the same three options and so I find myself looking for inspiration continuously.  Lucky me, I didn’t have to go too far for this idea. …

fried rice with bite

    A quick and easy dish to make, the secret to good fried rice is having your rice cooked well, and preferably cold, as I find it fries up better.  Preperation is also a key factor.  Well cut bits and precooked egg, along with meat can make a difference too.  And finally add the…