Tag Archives: spice

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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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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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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Chicken And Capsicum Fajitas the easy way.

When you live in a caravan, it is time to simplify. For example I halved this recipe. Ingredients: 500g boneless chicken thighs, sliced thinly I packet of proprietory fajita spice mix 2 chillies 1/2 each red and green capsicum, chopped … Continue reading

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