Yes Sushi Restaurant Review

by admin on February 2, 2014

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Yes Sushi is one of a few restaurants that Chris and I really like to go to when we want to eat out. We always go there for all you can eat hot pot and sushi and while I don’t think it’s the best hotpot and sushi in Edinburgh but for the price we paid […]


Egg Wans Food Odyssey Update

by admin on January 26, 2014

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It feels like it’s been a million years since I last updated this blog but I’m back and with a lot of updates. The last blog post I did was about Zhajiang Noodles last July and since then I’ve started university, worked on my first cook book, photographed some weddings, took some illustration commissions and […]


Zhajiang Noodles Recipe

by admin on July 29, 2013

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Monday afternoon has officially become my food blogging day. Monday is the one day each week that I definitely don’t have work and Amelia is in the nursery in the afternoon. Right now with the summer holidays she goes to nursery on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and while recently I’ve been working on both […]


Carrot Cake Recipe

by admin on July 16, 2013

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It’s been long time since my last blog. Before I gave birth I was able to update this blog every 5-7 days but since then I have been busy watching my daughter grow up. I have also been really busy with my college course, I had some health issues which put me out of action […]


Braised Chinese Chestnut Chicken

February 11, 2013
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Hello everyone, I’m back! It has been a very long time since my last blog post. I’ve finally completed my Lauriston Castle 2013 workshop brochure for Edinburgh council. That project went very well and I’ve learnt a lot and gained a lot of interesting and valuable experience working as an illustrator. Here is the link […]

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Liv Wan Illustration

September 30, 2012
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If you follow this blog, as a lot of you will know I have spent quite a few years working as a professional chef. While I love working as a chef and love working with food, love working with my colleagues and so forth, starting a family has made me have serious thoughts about my […]

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Ma Po Tofu Sichuan Recipe

September 23, 2012
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It feels like months since I last updated my blog and prior to giving birth I used to update my blog every week or so, but recently I’ve spent a lot of time working towards my new illustrator business, setting up a website for it and most importantly working on my portfolio. While I have […]

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Beef Ragu

July 9, 2012
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I know I haven’t updated my blog for a while. After finishing college for the summer break I really wanted to finish off my first fully illustrated alphabet and what I thought would be quite a quick project turned out not to be. In total I had to do 26 individual illustrations and that combined […]

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Stuffed Lotus Root with Sweet Sticky Rice

June 14, 2012
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Recently I’ve been going through a really busy period. I just had my final year exhibition and graded unit which along with looking after Amelia really has taken up all of my time. Chris has also had a lot of photography work to complete so I’ve been doing the extra rounds with childcare while he […]

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Three Cup Chicken

June 2, 2012

From the first time I heard about three cup chicken I thought it was a Taiwanese dish, but after doing some research I discovered it’s actually a Chinese dish. Wen Tiansiang was the Duke of Xinguo and famous in Chinese history for his loyalty to the Song Dynasty. He refused Khubilai Khan’s demand for the […]

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