Stir-fried prawns, pork and squid with glass noodles, chilli and mint

The sun is coming out, and so it's time to eat 'cleaner' food.  I'm a huge fan of Japanese cuisine, but there's something very appealing in Asian salads from all over the continent.  This Cambodian salad, from Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey, really hits my buttons.

Best of all it cane be made in advance - perfect for Sunday evening when you're trying to recover from the post-Sunday lunch blow-out!

Chocolate Delice

I realise that I don't usually pay homage to a chef when making a recipe, but the legendary Monsieur Blanc is no ordinary chef!  Nearly as important to my culinary journey as the Roux Brothers, Raymond is completely self-taught, and his Manoir aux Quat'Saisons has held two Michelin stars since 1985 - no mean feat.  As well as sharing my birthday, Raymond is a most amusing and very brave man - he served both his first and second wife a croquembouche on their wedding day...