Category Archives: Sweet & Sour

Potato~top Mince Pie

Some might call this a cottage pie. I don’t. 500g beef mince 2 onions, chopped finely 2 carrots, one grated, one sliced or diced 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp oyster sauce 1 tsp mushroom soy … Continue reading

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Plum Sauce

This is not your typical Asian-style plum sauce, but a traditional Kiwi style from the 1960s, based on the recipe in the iconic Edmonds Cook Book.  This comes from a time before anyone in NZ knew that Asian food existed.  … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Sweet Sour Bitter Lemon Chicken

4 boneless chicken thighs, halved 1 large onion, slivered 1/2 each red and green capsicum, sliced Plenty of Garlic, chopped or crushed 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup water 2 Tbsp Bickfords … Continue reading

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Sweet & Sour Pork

As good as, or better than, any you have had from the local Chinoiserie.  Sweet & Sour Pork Put the rice on, make the sauce and keep it hot, then cook the pork, adding the sauce at the last minute … Continue reading

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