I have been wanting to prepare a duck curry for quite a while using Kaffir Lime Leaves and Lime Zest in the paste. A dear friend who lives in the country will always order a duck curry if on a restaurant menu. This has inspired me to create my own version for her next visit. … Continue reading Duck Curry (With Kaffir Lime Leaves & Lime Zest)
This Asian home made sweet chilli sauce is a must in one’s kitchen and pantry. Easy recipe using fresh chillies and few ingredients makes this sauce spicy, sweet and fabulous. These wonderful chillies were picked from my garden back in 2014 and were used to mak this preserve. With my blog housekeeping still happening, I have… Continue reading Spicy Asian Home Made Sweet Chilli Sauce
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
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
Sharing this recipe again on this very cold and miserable Friday. May it inspire and warm you up. Keep warm!!!!
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