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Cooking Video: Chicken Breast Stew with Tofu and Bean Sprouts

I've honestly been cooking so much at home that I have exhausted all avenues for inspiration. Books, apps, websites, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube videos...everything.

On Monday, I threw something together which turned out perfectly fine...which meant nobody complained.

Today, I, once again, threw something together based on what was in the fridge, pantry, and what I bought yesterday from the grocery store and came up with a one-pot-solution dinner.

Maybe my kids are just angels, so, no complaints still!

I am currently experimenting with some video editing software and apps for work as well as some graphics stuff, so, I thought I might as well give filming the cooking thing a go.

This is what I figured out - you need bloody good lighting, a good camera and a sidekick. It's hard because I can't cook and film at the same time. It boggles me how those YouTube people manages to do it all the time! Do these camera people get paid or something?

Anyway, here's the short video.

Sorry for the bad lighting and angle. I don't think I'll try any harder to find the right angle to film these sort of cooking videos. Right in front of the stove is a wall. How on earth am I supposed to perch anything on a wall? 😂😂😂

I am not up for that kind of challenge.

It's good enough for me that we got to eat dinner and my phone is in tact (and not in the wok together with the stew).


And oh yeah, I said I wasn't gonna post anything about wielding a scissor to my head? I changed my mind.

Much love to all of you cooking yourselves out of your minds,


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