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.

Banana Cake.

Banana cake my way For my 66th birthday yesterday I baked myself a Birthday Banana Cake. I tweaked the famous old Edmonds Cookbook recipe to accommodate my personal taste, and what I had available in the pantry.  The cake came out … Continue reading

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Kikinda Butta Chikkin

This is a total cheat fusion dish made from jars of commercial sauce but it is delicious! This is a non-cook’s dream to prepare and tastes very authentic.  But authentic what?  The Moroccan Harissa chilli sauce is very hot with … Continue reading

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Mushroom & Ham Risotto

This could be made with prawns, chicken or turkey instead of ham, or made vegetarian by leaving out the meat and using vegetable stock.  I had some nice ham on the bone on hand, or it would probably have been … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Fried Rice with Cabanossi Sausage and Bacon

Every vegetarian dish needs meat*. Leave out step 4 if you don’t think so. Most of this is optional except the rice. In a rice cooker cook Basmati rice with garlic, onion powder, and turmeric, using vegetable stock instead of … Continue reading

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Mandarin Stuffed Chicken

Boneless Chicken Thighs stuffed with cream cheese, mandarin segments and pumpkin seed. I thawed my pastry out the other day and forgot to return some sheets of flaky to the freezer.   They are a bit old and the edges have … Continue reading

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Aapehaar – Abon Daging

Aap haar is Dutch for “ape hair”, which this shredded fried spiced beef resembles. It is a Dutch version of an Indonesian dish called abon daging.  It is what is known as a rice puller, a flavoursome condiment to be served with rice. … Continue reading

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