Beef enchiladas

First time making beef enchiladas and I’m so happy that it was a great success. Last week, I organised a Mexican night with my friends, one of the menu was beef enchiladas. It was actually very quick and easy recipe. Ingredients 800 g of minced beef 1/2 red onions (finely chopped) 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin…

Prawn fried noodles

Today, I want to share you another quick food recipe that you can definitely make it at home anytime. The ingredients are easy to find and not really expensive. 1 portion of fried noodles usually cost me 15€. Well, I just found out that actually with the same amount of money, I can feed 4…

Sticky chicken wings

This one is again inspired by Jamie Oliver’s recipe, and it becomes my favorite dish of the month. The method is super easy and the ingredients are also really simple. Ingredients 6 medium free-range chicken wings (Jamie’s recipe used large chicken wings, I’d prefer the medium one) 1 large red chili (de-seeds and halved it…

Where to eat in Bordeaux

I might have bad weather and cold winter when I visited Bordeaux during NYE. But, I could never forget how I was happy with the food I had there. I even wish that Bordeaux is just next door, so I could go back there anytime I want. Here is the two best address for food…

First Sunday Brunch in Rouen

In the name of being a truly committed food traveler, my weekend restaurant / tea shops / brunches plans are almost booked at least until mid March. Believe me, it’s not that easy as you need to start making plans, reservation, and most important is having a rubber tummy. I even ended up canceling my…

Beef pie

Been caught posting on my instagram @treesinthebackyard since last week. I’ve almost forgot to keep you update with my latest easy breezy recipe | beef pie. As I still have some left over mashed potatoes and I don’t really want to throw it away. I decided to make a pie with. My recipe is originally…

Breakfast time

Saturday and sunday morning is my favorite time to cook english breakfast. Looks like complicated, but in fact you just need some eggs, bread, beans and sausages. Heinz baked beans is my preference as it is already tasteful without adding anything. You just need to heat it up in a saucepan with medium heat. But…

Where to eat in Paris

I’m not actually living in Paris, but Paris is like 1 hour and 15 minutes away from my hometown, Rouen. It is reachable by regular train, or nearly 2 hours by bus. I always said to my friends that, it’s like I’m living in a Parisian’s banlieue (read: suburb),  even closer. The advantage of having…

Rouen – Best address for foodies (part 2)

Hello, here I come again with the best address for foodies in the city where I live, Rouen. At least once a week, I have tried to pemper my self not to cook and enjoy the local food. To be honest it is also a privilege to live in France, where food is very important…

Braised Goose with Veggies

I never thought to cook or buy this kind of bird before, until my nearest butcher was ran out of chicken supply. And I didn’t regret that as now I can proudly say I know how to cook a goose. So I decided to make a braised goose with some vegetables that I have left…