The Hungry Otter


Spicy Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

This a great, slowly simmered curry that has a big kick.  I like curries to be hot but this one tested me a bit!  If hot isn’t your thing, just use a milder curry powder and don’t add the chopped chilli.  You could also add more cream at the end or stir in some yoghurt.  But…

Chicken Miso Ramen with Pak Choi


I’ve been in love with ramen and miso since I went to Japan and got to eat lots and lots of different variations from all over the country. This recipe has a few different parts but it’s pretty quick to put together, so clear some space and focus! Serves 2.

Shakshuka with Courgette Noodles


This is an Israeli dish that’s a cross between a spicy tomato soup and baked eggs.  This version has courgette noodles in to make it more filling. You could even go mad and have it for breakfast – make the base of it the night before, skip the noodles and then just reheat it with some eggs on…

Teriyaki Burgers with Kimchi Coleslaw

Teriyaki Burgers

Normally making burgers doesn’t end so well for me.  Eggs never hold it together enough and breadcrumbs just get everywhere.  But this recipe skips those and is really easy.  Don’t be put off by the 3 mini-recipes – they don’t take long to make.   These taste a lot like the Teriyaki burgers you get…

Handmade Pizza with Beetroot Pesto


Pizza without a tomato sauce?  Crazy.  But it’s so pretty right?  Tastes good too.  If you’re trying to impress someone, this can be made earlier and just put in the oven when you’re ready to eat. This takes around an hour to make but most of it is just waiting around. Serves 2-3.  Takes around…