Originally uploaded by Lisa Fagg.
A scrumptious bowl of goodness courtesy of my Wagamama cookbook. As with many of the dishes in this book, the preparation took longer than the cooking. But you learn to love preparation when cooking this way - enjoy a glass of crisp, cool white whine while chopping and changing. The rest is just a flash in the pan...
Spiced Beef Noodles200g udon noodles
200g beef sirloin or rump, cut into strips 5mm thick
1 tablespoon cornflour
salt and white pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3cm piece of ginger root, peeled and grated
4 handfuls of baby spinach
2 spring onions, cut into 4cm lengths
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely sliced
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, briefly toasted in a hot, dry frying pan