My 100th post, a noodle recipe and thebigfatnoodle’s first competition, called ‘I Slurp for Noodles 2012’

I’ve actually made it to my 100th post. Wow. It wasn’t necessarily a target I’d even thought about when I started thebigfatnoodle but as the wordpress dashboard automatically tallies it for you after every post, I did start to wonder (I think around my 38th) if I would ever make it to a 100. I … Continue reading

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Man tou (chinese white bread) – steamed or fried – you pick :)

Man tou buns (chinese steamed white bread) Something you definitely cannot find in the UK, even in some of the best Chinese restaurants, is man tou – a Chinese white bread which is steamed instead of baked. Of course you can find ready made ones in the freezer cabinets in Chinese shops but it’s just … Continue reading

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You can’t get more autumnal than making French toast for breakfast on a cold, misty morning

Simple is best It’s not even 9am on a Saturday morning today as I sit here typing. I didn’t actually even want to be up before 9am this morning on a Saturday. But I was up, on a Saturday, at 9am (get the message yet? :)) because at 5am, I was woken up by what … Continue reading

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Fluffy scrambled egg omelette

Scrambled eggs and omelette??? Yup, and it’s dead easy to make too! Ever since I started thebigfatnoodle, I’ve been conscious that both my husband and I might balloon up in size even more than we already have. To make up for the dishes I make for the blog, I’ve conscientiously tried to make sure that … Continue reading

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fresh fruit doesn’t have to be boring #2: mango madness

Don’t have it with toast, have it on toast! While I’m not the world’s biggest bread fan, I do like a bit of toast for breakfast every so often. Unfortunately, I also get a bit bored of having the same spreads each time. However, I came across this breakfast treat purely by accident and every … Continue reading

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