Category Archives: entree

Slow Cooked Chicken and Shiitake Soup

Whenever I cook a whole chicken, I save the bones and carcase for stock.  I put the eaten bones in the freezer until the carcase is bare, unless I pull all the meat off immediately to refrigerate or freeze.  If … Continue reading

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Fluffy Omelette

Fluffy Omelette It’s not a soufflé but nearly as good and much easier.   This omelette is very satisfying served with warm crusty fresh bread rolls with relish and a nice cup of hot Dilmah tea. It is also very nice hot … 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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Shakshuka

Shakshuka [Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce] A new breakfast to start the day with a zing.   I really like this one. Adapted from Saveur , who say it is an Israeli dish of  Libyan origin.  Others say it is Tunisian, or … 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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Dukkah

Outback Dukkah with Home-made Bread   The original recipe for dukkah (or duqqa) is Egyptian I believe, and I understand there are Moroccan variations.  This is my version.  What goes into my dukkah depends on what is available. I made … Continue reading

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