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Chilli oil

This one is easy. Remove the stems from dried chillies and split them. Add them to 500ml olive oil in a saucepan and heat gently until the chillies begin to sizzle. Remove from the heat, cool and bottle. The oil … Continue reading

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Chicken Tarka

My poultry adaption of Tarka dahl, the traditional Bengali vegetarian dish of Chana Dahl, gram and cumin. 1 chicken breast, cubed 1 1/2 cups chicken stock 200g chana dhal (yellow dried split peas) Water for cooking the dahl 1 cup … Continue reading

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Smoky Tandoori Paste

I see cooking as an Experimental Art.  If I have a cooking style I am thinking  maybe I am an impressionist.  I start off with an impression of what I want to cook based on some professionally prepared dish I … Continue reading

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Chilli Pies

On Friday I made a big pot of my internationally famous chilli, and invited my friends and colleagues around for dinner. One by one they didn’t show up. I was left with a pot of chilli. So I mixed in … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Chilli

My basic minced beef chilli recipe for nachos, tacos, whatever. The slow cooker is a perfect way to let the flavour develop unattended. 300g Minced beef 1 large onion, chopped finely Minced or chopped garlic. 3 or 4 or more … 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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