I hadn’t even heard of Nyonya cuisine until my last few trips to Malaysia. Mum was on the hunt for cookbooks, and I remember looking out for them when wondering into book shops. I never thought I would be able to cook any Nyonya recipes, but after seeing a tempting curry on a recent episode
Week 21 Theme: Thai Cookbook Used: Margaret Fulton’s Kitchen Author: Margaret Fulton After seeing Margaret Fulton on Masterchef Australia, I wondered why I didn’t own one of her cookbooks. As you can imagine, her books were scarce on the shelf at bookstores after her appearance on the hit show, so I waited till they
Week 19 Theme: Rice Cookbook Used: 5 Nights A Week Author: Valli Little So last week was just absolutely bonkers, I didn’t end up having time to do the cookbook challenge. So this week I’m making up for it. I had a quick flick through some cookbooks on Monday night, and came across the
Week 14 Theme: Japanese Cookbook Used: Japanese Home Cooking Author: Shunsuke Fukushima This week I had planned to make sukiyaki beef, but ran out of time. I had time to make sushi, and I had a few critics who helped me eat it all at a picnic on Saturday night. Disappointed that Woolworths didn’t
Sorry I’ve been a bit slack with my posting, life is keeping me busy as per usual. And with Christmas on it’s way, I’m sure you all are busy too! I have a back log of posts, so watch out for them! This recipe was for mid-week cooking and it came from my new favorite
*sigh* my pictures never look as good as Donna Hay’s! But I think my food tastes just as good! Had my aunty come over for dinner tonight and mum suggested I cook dinner. I thought it was a good opportunity since I missed mid-week cooking as I went to the Chris Brown and Rihanna concert!
Mid-week cooking is back, and it’s healthy for those of you looking for quick, healthy dinner options. I also gave my Donna Hay recipe collection a brief rest and got out a recipe from another famous Aussie chef, Bill Granger. To be honest, I found this dish to taste a little “fishy”. However the marinade
Mid week cooking was a success this week! I even decided to attempt a dessert as well from the latest Delicious magazine that arrived in my letterbox this week. Huge hit at the dinner table. The recipe says to used 2 cans of Sirena tuna in oil, so I used one of the plain variety
Mid week meal to shake it up a bit!
I made this for Chinese New Year eve and it went down a treat! Very simple to make and tastes delicious!!.. although I don’t recommend trying to buy a duck on Chinese New Year’s eve as everyone seems to have the same idea! 2tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 150g