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Orange Sauce for Duck

My new turbo oven (halogen oven) arrived today. Just in time for me to cook the duck legs I bought short dated a while ago. I have extolled the advantages of a turbo oven before. It’s even more useful now … 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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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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Chicken Wrap

Quick, easy, healthy. 1 chicken breast cubed 1 small onion chopped a couple of slices of red and green capsicum, chopped 1 Tbsp oyster sauce a dash or two of Worcestershire sauce  a splash of sesame oil a grind of … Continue reading

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Sweet Lime Chilli Chicken and Rice

Sweet Lime Chilli Chicken and Rice 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs 2 tsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. honey Plenty of chilli 2 tsp. crushed garlic 1 tsp. grated ginger Pepper A few dashes of fish sauce 2 tsp. sesame oil A … Continue reading

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Five Spice Beef

Australian butchers don’t seem to know about how to cut Viener Schnitzel. They cut it too thick. Also, they call it “flat-iron steak” for some reason. Too thin to be a steak unless you like it overcooked, and too thick … Continue reading

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