I recently got this book, it, like all of Bill Grangers books, is packed full of high flavour, low-fat recipes that are both quick and simple.

I think it's my favourite of his books to date, I particularly love Asian food, and he does it so well; using accessible ingredients and providing a multitude of short-cuts and easy how-to's.

Personally, I love long, complex, hard-to-come-by recipes, but there are may days, particularly during the week, when I just don't have that much time or access to the things I'd like to cook. 

And sometimes I haven't got around to planning ahead, which is usually the trigger point for me reaching for a Bill Granger book when I get in from work. 

Softly poached flavoursome and moist chicken with astringent chilli, served with crisp, tasty sweet-salty greens, and a bowl of soothing brown rice, the perfect soul food.

This is one of those dishes that feels virtous and wholesome at the same time, truly delicious, it packs a flavour punch without too much bad stuff. 
Read on for recipe and pictures.

These skinny egg rolls are the perfect spring-time introduction.

Light and tasty, you can whip one up in just a few minutes, call it lunch, call it breakfast, call it brunch.

Heck, call it what you like.

Not only is this one of the most versatile dishes ever, it's super-healthy, potentially a power sandwich.

Recipe is over the way, just 'read more' to find it.

In the meantime, I'd like to take this opportunity to say a great big thank you to fellow blogger Allen, for nominating me for The Versatile Blogger Award, but also for saying just the nicest things about Monistical.

It would be totally remiss of me to actually follow the rules, so I'm going to blatantly disregard them, naturally.

But! I would urge you to check out Allens blog, purely for the reason it is genuinely a joy to read, hailing as it does from glorious Pasadena (I've never been, but I'm certain it is glorious), and featuring some fabulously honest and delicious recipes. He also shares what seems to be a limitless collection of themed and uber-perfect crockery, utensils, and bake-ware.

Just saying.

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