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.

Double Cornish Fritters.

So delicious. The yoghurt reacts with the self-raising flour to make fritters that are golden crisp with a creamy centre. You could substitute ham or smoked chicken for the corned beef, but then the fritters would not be so Cornish. … Continue reading

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Udon Goreng

A low sodium, low fat, fusion version of Mee Goreng (Bahmi Goreng). For a fuller sodium version include more kecap manis and use trasi (shrimp paste). Instead of fried egg noodles, I substituted udon. This recipe made two very generous … Continue reading

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Low Sodium Chilli Pork Chow Mein

Keeping it simple. This recipe has come so much closer to the authentic Chinese takeaway I enjoyed as a youngster in NZ than anything I’ve tried before. Another example, perhaps, of “less is more”. I found a small 220g pork … Continue reading

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Toasted Sriracha Chicken Thigh

Cooking for one means I am looking for quick and easy ways to prepare meals that are enjoyable, healthy, and not boring. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are my go-to poultry choice because In my opinion they have the best flavour. … Continue reading

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Alan’s Tomato and Corn Salsa Mk. 1, 2 & 3

Three different flavours, depending on your taste, and what it is to accompany. 1. 1 red onion, chopped. 3. salt and pepper 4. 1 Tbsp lime juice 5. A smidgeon of crushed garlic 6. 2 red or green jalapeño chillies, … Continue reading

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Red Salad

Who would have thought that pickled red cabbage and iceberg lettuce would make a good combination? They do. I made this red salad to have with a boneless skinless chicken thigh that I salted and peppered then grilled between two … Continue reading

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Chicken & Vegetables in Sweet Chilli Sambal

Being on this healthy eating kick, I eschew sweet biscuits, cakes and confectionery, even chocolate! But I still get a craving for something sweet now and then. There’s too much sugar in commercial sweet chilli sauce (I read the labels … Continue reading

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