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Bean Salad

A healthy, low calorie meal for vegetarian days, or as a side with chicken or corned beef. 1 cup Frozen green beans, steamed and cooled 1 can three bean mix, drained 1 red onion chopped Half a cup of chopped … Continue reading

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Mongolian Beef, Slow Cooked

The meat in Mongolian Beef is usually thinly sliced, but the chuck steak I bought was already cubed. Undeterred, I pressed on with my plan. This is an occasion when I tried to imitate a commercial sauce. I used a … Continue reading

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Kate’s Dalai Lama Soup.

In honour of the Dalai Lama, Kate created this delicious soup from homemade vegetable stock, onion, turmeric, pumpkin, carrots and orange sweet potatoes, and from purple sweet potatoes, beetroot, red onion and carrot. The colours represent the robes of the … Continue reading

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Gulyás

According to my mum, goulash was mince fried with onions and tomato purée. We usually had it with mashed potato and peas. This is real Hungarian Goulash, adapted for a slow cooker. Ingredients 500 g lean beef cut into 3 cm cubes … Continue reading

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Bombay Potatoes

No two recipes for Bombay potatoes are alike. Here is mine: It’s the bomb, eh! Ingredients (4) potatoes cut into cubes 1 large onion chopped 1 tin brown lentils drained but not rinsed 1 tin chickpeas drained 2 tomatoes chopped … Continue reading

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Smoked Oyster Salad

This is a delicious combination of flavours and textures.  Serve it as a side salad on a lettuce leaf, put it between two slices of fresh soft bread for a tasty sandwich, or use it as a salsa on a … Continue reading

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Bami Goreng

A little nostalgia trip this weekend. This dish is one of my favourite Indonesian meals.   I learned it from my first mother in law.  Her great skill as a cook was her redeeming feature.  I could never match anything … Continue reading

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