Category Archives: Side dish

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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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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Outback Parmesan Bacon & Mushroom Fettuccine

Quick and easy fettuccine with a hint of outback lemon myrtle.  Add the lemon myrtle at the end, so it does not lose its flavour. Fettuccine for four serves 1/2 cup chopped bacon (I use bacon pieces – already chopped) 1 … 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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Artichoke Hummus

Artichoke Hummus 2 x 400g cans of chickpeas 6 Tbsp. liquid from the cans 200g marinated artichoke hearts, drained 4 tsp tahini 1 Tbsp. crushed garlic 1 tsp salt 6 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 4 Tbsp. lemon juice Paprika … Continue reading

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Beetroot Salad

Beetroot Salad 4 med. Beetroot 100g Feta ½ cup Walnuts Baby spinach (or Mesclun)   Chop the beetroot into bite size pieces, Chop the walnuts small with a mezzaluna Cut the feta into small cubes Arrange it all in a … Continue reading

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