I made this Mince beef fried rice for lunch today because 1) I was in a hurry 2) I had a bowl of delicious Basmati rice from last night. I wanted to make fried rice but didn't have chicken, only minced beef... I looked in my Asian Cookbook Collection and found a few recipes, all different and … Read More
Meat is a big part of my word! I am no vegetarian.... probably a caricature of a carnivorous eater. Wendell is the best husband, he is the absolute emperor of meat cooking, being BBQ, sous-vide, oven, skillet... I have become very fussy with my meat and want it to be absolutely perfect, Wendell-perfect...
I love the flavours in this dish. It is one of our family's favourite comfort foods. Daikon is a crunchy vegetable with a very subtle taste which can be enhanced by a simple stir-fry sauce. My mince balls can be customised with whatever you have in you pantry and fridge. What I like to do is … Read More
Tonka beans are the fruit of a central American tree of the pea family. Dried they can be kept in a jar for a long time. They are grated like nutmeg mostly on sweet dishes. They became all the rage about 5 years ago in France but now they are harder to find. They used to be grated in custards, ice … Read More
Sichuan twice cooked pork is one of my favourite Sichuan dishes. It is very spicy, very flavoursome and sooo exotic :) I discovered Sichuan food about 3 and half years ago. I know... how can one live without it for so long... It happened completely randomly. I just had a baby and my mum came over … Read More
This is a delicious and extra simple recipe. The key here it to find beautifully fragrant herbs such as "chilli origano" which we grow in our garden. You can use all sorts of thymes and our favorite is the lemon one. French echalotes are also a more subtle and fragrant version of onion. A dash of … Read More