Category Archives: coconut

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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Xanthan Experiment 1

I did my first cooking experiment with Xanthan gum today and added the tiniest half a smidgen to the tomato and coconut cream sauce in my beef curry, which is essentially the same as this Beef Sukka, except it is … Continue reading

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Banana and Coconut Bread

Banana and Coconut Bread 2 cups self-raising flour ½ tsp salt ½ cup shredded coconut 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ cup raw sugar plus a bit to sprinkle 2 ripe bananas mashed 2 eggs beaten ½ cup coconut cream 80g … 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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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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