Monthly Archives: September 2016

Soy chicken with shiitake mushrooms and pickled vegetables

Soy chicken with shiitake mushrooms and lightly pickled vegetables

(Serves 4) Ingredients Marinated chicken breasts 4 corn-fed chicken breasts, skinned 80ml of soy sauce 80ml of water 3 tsp dark soya sauce 4 tbsp of brown sugar 50ml of rice wine 3 slices of fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves Pickled vegetables 120ml of red wine vinegar 120ml of water 3 tbsp of caster sugar… Read more: Soy chicken with shiitake mushrooms and pickled vegetables

Soy, sweet potato and beef stew


Ingredients 1kg beef shin, cut into chunks 2 onions, chopped into chunky pieces 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp of plain flour 2 tsp five-spice powder 3 star anise 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped or 2 tsp dried chili flakes 3 red peppers, deseeded and cut into chunky pieces roughly… Read more: Soy, sweet potato and beef stew

Keralan fish curry

keralan fish curry

Ingredients 500g of kingfish (AKA King mackerel), cut into 1 inch cubes (standard mackerel can also be used) 4 kudampuli, (tamarind) or 1 tsp tamarind paste 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds 10 shallots, finely sliced 6 garlic cloves, sliced 1 knob of fresh ginger, 2 inches in length, cut into julienne 3… Read more: Keralan fish curry

Gurkha pork curry

Gurkha pork curry

(Serves 6) Ingredients For the spice paste 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp coriander seeds 4 green cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick 2 hot dried chillies For the pork 3 tbsp mustard oil ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds ½ tsp carom seeds ½ tsp cumin seeds 2 medium onions, finely sliced 2 tsp garlic, finely grated… Read more: Gurkha pork curry

Fish tacos

fish tacos

Ingredients 4 small fillets of white fish, cut into inch wide strips. 1 handful of coriander 2 cloves garlic 1 lime (juiced) 6 tbsp Olive oil 1 large pinch of rock salt For the guacamole 1 avocado 1/4 red onion 1/2 lime (juiced) 1 handful of coriander (cilantro) 6 cherry tomatoes 1 big pinch of… Read more: Fish tacos