Pork with Plum Sauce & Choy Sum

A few weeks ago, my assignment for the course was to put together a recipe, create a sequence/plan, complete the dish within 40 minutes and serve.  The chef then tasted the dish and gave advice on how to improve it if we were to serve it as a dish in a cafe or restaurant.  This… Continue reading Pork with Plum Sauce & Choy Sum

Steamed Fish with Asian Greens

If you are in need of a light dish, you cannot go past steamed fish and lightly grilled vegetables, with a soy and mirin reduction.  Steaming is a wonderful method of cooking, it allows you to cook food through steam without using oils or fats. For a light summer lunch or dinner, easy to prepare… Continue reading Steamed Fish with Asian Greens

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Originally posted on Milanka's Fine Food:
500 grams of Cayenne Chillies (whole + 3-4 Bullet Chillies) 1/3 Cup of sugar 150 ml Olive Oil (Canola, Vegetable or Sunflower are fine to use) 4-5 Cloves of Garlic (crushed) 1 Litre of boiling water salt and pepper to taste Makes approximately 1 & 1/2 jars (370g…

Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

I made these wonderful mini burgers for my friend’s 60th birthday party. They have a wonderful fresh spicy flavour and I served them with a peanut sauce which works well and infuses all the aromatic Thai ingredients. Ingredients 500 grams of mince chicken 1/2 cup toasted peanuts (chopped) 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 2 Kaffir Lime Leaves… Continue reading Thai Chicken & Peanut Mini Burgers

Sweet Chilli Sauce

500 grams of Cayenne Chillies (whole + 3-4 Bullet Chillies) 1/3 Cup of sugar 150 ml Olive Oil (Canola, Vegetable or Sunflower are fine to use) 4-5 Cloves of Garlic (crushed) 1 Litre of boiling water salt and pepper to taste Makes approximately 1 & 1/2 jars (370g + 185g) Remove the ends off the… Continue reading Sweet Chilli Sauce