Category Archives: coconut

Slow-Cooked Cashew and Coconut Chicken Vindaloo

Completely non – traditional.   It is the sort of thing one might cook when one does not have all one’s ingredients and implements to hand.  But it tastes good! 3 plump chicken breasts, cut into 3cm cubes 1/2 jar … Continue reading

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Chicken in Peanut Gravy

This is an Indonesian fusion adaption of my own.  In my opinion it is best made with chicken thighs though I had only breast available when I made this. Two chicken breasts cut into large pieces, or four to six … Continue reading

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Fish in Green Curry Sauce

I may at last be getting the hang of preparing a meal for one. This one is a quick and simple but very tasty lunch. Ingredients a fillet of white flaky fish – this is Whiting a tablespoon of green … Continue reading

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Pumpkin & Dahl Curry Soup

Three days a week I am vegetarian.  For no particular reason, except that meat is really expensive here and I prefer something good on occasion rather than a more regular serving of mince and and cheap cuts of tough meat. … Continue reading

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Spicy Butter Chicken

My version of Butter Chicken (Murgh Makani):   Serves 4 First make a nice Tandoori paste. I like spicy but you can adjust the chilli to taste.  1 Tbsp ground coriander 1 Tbsp ground cumin 2 Tbsp garlic paste 1 Tbsp grated /crushed ginger 2 … Continue reading

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Lemper Ayam

I made lemper as my contribution to the shared dining at the Dramatic Performance on Friday. Warm finger food was required, and my first suggestion of chicken teriyaki, though enthusiastically received, on reflection did not seem too practical, logistically. Lemper is a delicious Indonesian … Continue reading

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