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From a Packet

There’s nothing wrong with packet food now and then. It just needs a little sophistication. A healthy 1,200 kJ evening meal. 100g pork fillet, thinly sliced and quickly fried 1 carrot, julienned, Celery, Spring onions, Garlic With rice vermicelli in … Continue reading

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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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Chicken Goan

This is a nice combination of flavour and texture. This recipe makes 2 serves. Goan, give it a go. 1 onion, finely chopped 2 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into generous bite size pieces 2 whole cloves 1 piece of … 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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Garlic Prawn Stir Fry

  Continuing my search for good meals for one to that are quick and simple to prepare, preferably in only one pan, in a caravan. And in furtherance of my determination to eat good healthy food, but not have heaps … 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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