Monthly Archives: February 2013

Claypot rice

Recipe adapted from: http://www.noobcook.com/claypot-chicken-rice/ http://rasamalaysia.com/mushroom-chicken/ 2 cups of brown rice 2 Chinese sausages 2 bok Choy 400gms chicken, diced Baking soda Handful of Chinese mushrooms Handful of dried shrimp Chopped eschalots 1. Soak the mushrooms and shrimp in water. 2. … Continue reading

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NY style pastrami

Not the thin sliced crap from the Deli at the supermarket! http://www.inuyaki.com/archives/2051 http://amazingribs.com/recipes/beef/close_to_katzs_home_made_pastrami.html 1. Buy salt reduced corn beef from Coles or Woolies when it is on special. 2. Use the recipe here to make a wet brine. I think … Continue reading

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Piroshky recipe

Inspired by the Piroshky Piroshky shop at the Pike Place Markets in Seattle http://www.food.com/recipe/piroshky-piroshki-210431 I make it small (approx 5 cms each) to make it easier to deep fry in a small pan. For the recipe at the link above, … Continue reading

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Philly cheese steak

I tried the Philly cheese steak when I was in Philadelphia. To me, it’s almost like nice kebab meat on a roll, with cheese on top. Haven’t quite been able to replicate it here back home, suspect it has something … Continue reading

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Mexican salsa dip

1. I use several roma tomatoes and a red capsicum. 2. Roast over naked flame on the stove top (gives it a smoky grilled flavour that you can really taste in the dip). Wrap the tomatoes and capsicum in aluminum … Continue reading

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Mexican shredded beef dip

Adaptation of a recipe from http://realmomkitchen.com/10379/mexican-shredded-beef/ 1. Buy the cheapest beef possible (e.g. gravy beef) from the supermarket. 2. Bung it into the slow cooker with water (enough to cover), 1 cube beef stock, tomato paste (3 tablespoons or more), 4 … Continue reading

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Swiss chicken wings

This is one of my favourite chicken dishes. It originates from Hong Kong, where the story goes that a foreigner mis-interpreted the waiter’s “sweet chicken” for “Swiss chicken”. So simple to make, and yet so delicious. I’ve followed the recipe … Continue reading

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