Author Archives: Uisce úr

About Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.

Orange Sauce for Duck

My new turbo oven (halogen oven) arrived today. Just in time for me to cook the duck legs I bought short dated a while ago. I have extolled the advantages of a turbo oven before. It’s even more useful now … Continue reading

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From a Packet

There’s nothing wrong with packet food now and then. It just needs a little sophistication. A healthy 1,200 kJ evening meal. 100g pork fillet, thinly sliced and quickly fried 1 carrot, julienned, Celery, Spring onions, Garlic With rice vermicelli in … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter Chicken

I made this rather delicious home made chicken curry with chicken thighs marinated in tandoori paste, Worcestershire and sriracha sauce, chopped garlic and onion then cooked in a sauce of almond milk, tomato paste and smoky paprika. It is spicy … Continue reading

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Bean Salad

A healthy, low calorie meal for vegetarian days, or as a side with chicken or corned beef. 1 cup Frozen green beans, steamed and cooled 1 can three bean mix, drained 1 red onion chopped Half a cup of chopped … Continue reading

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Chicken Goan

This is a nice combination of flavour and texture. This recipe makes 2 serves. Goan, give it a go. 1 onion, finely chopped 2 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into generous bite size pieces 2 whole cloves 1 piece of … Continue reading

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Broccoli & Cauliflower Cakes

Leftover brassica bubble and squeak. Delicious. 1 cup cooked cauliflower, chopped small 1 cup cooked broccoli, chopped small 2eggs 1 heaped Tbsp instant mashed potato powder 1/2 tsp curry powder Salt and pepper Oil or butter for frying Mix all … Continue reading

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Creamy Sriracha Scramble

Simple and spicy. 3 eggs 1 Tbsp full cream milk 1 Tbsp sriracha sauce 1 Tbsp butter Salt Melt butter in a heavy pan over medium heat Whisk together the milk, sauce, eggs and salt Pour into pan and turn … Continue reading

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