For a Good Time Stress Your Way to Relaxation.

The thugs promised me a relaxing-ass evening if I made this yummy pasta dish: Swiss chard and tomato linguine with balsamic-glazed chickpeas. I’ve gotta say, I friggin needed to relax. Stress levels were creeping up to high. I hadn’t noticed just how tense I was, but you realise you’re stressed when your jaw starts to…

Dear Winter. Go Fuck Yourself. Shitty Regards From My Toes.

It’s winter. Fucking winter. You lie awake at night with ice-cold toes under your blanket. You can hear the clock ticking. Tick tock, tick tock. sarcastically reminding you that you only have a few hours of shut-eye left before you’re meant to get up to start another day.  The more aware you become of the time, the harder…

Smuggling Swedes, Running Rutabagas.

Roasted Rutabaga Wedges. Page 4 of Thug Kitchen 101: Fast as Fuck Feast your eyes on my contraband. This shit is known as a swede, or as a rutabaga. In my world this would be called a swede, and it’s be super easy to find dozens of them in a supermarket in the UK. But since moving…

Getting Boozy in the Heat with Thug Kitchen

Boozy Watermelon and Papaya Salad. page 103 Thug Kitchen Party Grub book. When it’s hot as balls and you need to rehydrate, fruit is an awesome way to do that. So throwing together this Thug Kitchen boozy watermelon and papaya salad is a fucking wicked excellent idea when there’s a heat wave going on. The…

Spin The Bottle: Thug Kitchen Watermelon-Strawberry Tequila Punch

I’m about a thousand recipes from the finishing line of this challenge. But having cooked all the recipes from the first Thug Kitchen cookbook, I’ve moved on to the others. And I’ve done it with the sort of gung-ho attitude that you can only truly acquire if you’re sleep-deprived, over-tired, and just don’t have any…

Say Yes to Life, Say Yes to Thug Kitchen California Citrus and Almond Salad

This salad has it all. Healthy green shit, that your mom’s always telling you to eat. Crunchy almonds full of calcium and all kinds of other goodness. Sweet and juicy citrusy orange segments. Then there’s the background amazingness: toasted sesame oil, vinegar, fresh ginger and the sharpness of just a little green onion. Everything about this salad screams…

Why Beans Are Not My God Damn Friends

Thug Kitchen Four-Bean Salad This dish. This fucking dish. It’s so good. You’ll be going back for third, and fourth helpings.  They say that there’s enough for 6 to 8 people as a side, but they fucking lie. If you like it as much as I do, there’s not much for sharing. You can find…

Colourful Cobb Salad

It’s time to reignite your appetite for life. We are gonna reignite the shit out of it, until you’re so ravenous that you can’t contain yourself any longer. Your passion for life and for food will grow and grow, until your taste buds are dancing an ecstatic, near-orgasmic shimmy to the rhythm of life itself. Are your…

Thug Kitchen Fattoush Salad

Romaine lettuce is having a bad time right now. Everyone’s picking on it cause it got E. Coli. Like it caught it on purpose, or something. Nobody wants E. Coli. Why does society always blame the injured party? It’s like saying a rape-victim asked for it. “Should you really have been wearing that dress?” As if it’s not bad…

Feast Your Fucking Face Off

Over the holidays we all like to eat right? Over the Easter break I wanted to make sure we had some good eats in the fridge…For you know…snacking. So I went a bit Thug Kitchen ballistic. We feasted for days. I also made these home-made chocolates because, well….snacking. And they’re way fucking healthier than store-bought crap,…