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I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter Chicken

I made this rather delicious home made chicken curry with chicken thighs marinated in tandoori paste, Worcestershire and sriracha sauce, chopped garlic and onion then cooked in a sauce of almond milk, tomato paste and smoky paprika. It is spicy … 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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How to F**k a Duck – and make Really Good Duck Soup.

I was disappointed the other day in the outcome after faithfully following an on-line recipe for slow roasted duck, that promised tender and succulent duck meat. The recipe was as follows: How to Roast F**K a Duck: The Basic Technique: (AKA … 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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Playing with Smoke, Part 1

At last I have my assorted bottles of smoke, which I left behind when I returned to Bili after the holidays. Misty Gully Smoke.   I got it here. Time to see how I can use it. My first experiment was … Continue reading

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Blue Tarte Flambée

Known as flammekueche in Alsatian and flammkuchen in German, tarte flambée is incredibly simple. Typically made on a piece of thin, rolled-out bread dough, it has only three other main ingredients:  cheese,  onion, bacon. This not-pizza is traditionally made with fromage blanc.  But I … Continue reading

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Caramel Experiment

There was a post on Facebook suggesting an easy way to make powdered caramel from sugar was to bake sugar in the oven at a relatively low temperature for a long time.   I hypothesised that it should therefore be possible … Continue reading

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