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Caravansayur: Traveller’s Sayur in Peanut Gravy.

(low sodium) A quick and easy delicious fusion of Thai green curry and Indonesian style vegetables (sayur) using chicken breast, prawns or pork fillet. Ingredients for two servings of about 2000 kJ (480 Calories) total Other green vegetables such as … Continue reading

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Udon Goreng

A low sodium, low fat, fusion version of Mee Goreng (Bahmi Goreng). For a fuller sodium version include more kecap manis and use trasi (shrimp paste). Instead of fried egg noodles, I substituted udon. This recipe made two very generous … Continue reading

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Low Sodium Chilli Pork Chow Mein

Keeping it simple. This recipe has come so much closer to the authentic Chinese takeaway I enjoyed as a youngster in NZ than anything I’ve tried before. Another example, perhaps, of “less is more”. I found a small 220g pork … Continue reading

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Chicken & Vegetables in Sweet Chilli Sambal

Being on this healthy eating kick, I eschew sweet biscuits, cakes and confectionery, even chocolate! But I still get a craving for something sweet now and then. There’s too much sugar in commercial sweet chilli sauce (I read the labels … Continue reading

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Cranberry, Mango and Ginger Muffins

Recipe makes six muffins, of about 1060 kJ each. 90 to 100g of any dried fruit or combination can be used (apricot, pear, apple, etc). Ingredients 30g dried cranberries 30g dried mango, chopped to berry size 30g crystallised ginger chopped … Continue reading

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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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