Category Archives: accompaniment

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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Peppercorn Sauce

 PEPPERCORN SAUCE This is a peppery onion sauce which is dark and tasty and ideal for use with steak, roast beef, or sausages. 1 x 440 ml can of  Guinness  (or substitute a dark porter ale such as Speights Old … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin Hummus

Roast Pumpkin Hummus 2 tins chickpeas   2 cups roast pumpkin, mashed 3 teaspoons tahini 1 Tbsp crushed garlic 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp hot paprika or 1/4 tsp cayenne – or more to taste ½ cup lemon … Continue reading

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Handy Bread Hint

Living remote, I do not have ready access to fresh bread rolls so I must either buy them in bulk when I go to town, or bake my own.  Either way, living alone means I do not need a lot … Continue reading

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Rempeh Balletjes

Indonesian-style Meatballs Something nice to dunk in peanut sauce. Ingredients 400 g minced beef, chicken or pork 75g breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/2 medium leek finely shredded 1 small to medium onion finely chopped 1 tsp crushed garlic 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Peanut Sauce

It can be done!  Another use for the slow-cooker.  It is even easier to make, and in my opinion, just as good as my more complicated version.  I had some on toast this morning. and a few spoonsful left over after … Continue reading

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