Thanks to FoodWishes.com and unlike Boeuf Bourguignon, this one pot dish is surprisingly simple to make. All you need are the few ingredients in the pot, have it simmered on the stove for less than 2 hours and then, VOILA! You’ve got Beef Merlot! The Ingredients 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2.5 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 2 inch cubes salt and fresh ground black … Continue reading Surprisingly Simple!
It is now rather chilly and cool where we are. So, I thought of making something warm, suitably served over the fall-wintery days after a meal to keep us feeling fuzzy! Even though the choice of fruit seems rather summer like than winter. Either way, it turned out perfect and was super, yummilicious! Raspberry & Blueberry Crumble The Ingredients For the filling 1 teaspoon unsalted … Continue reading Something Warm to Keep Us Feeling Fuzzy!
So, yesterday, I mentioned that we are cutting down on red meat and I need to find ways to make chicken exciting. Today, I am going to present you 3 recipes; protein and the works on a plate! The result, was truly divine! Chicken Cutlets with Herb Butter, Creamy Mashed Potatoes and Steamed Carrots. The Ingredients For Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Serves 4) 2 pounds Russet … Continue reading Protein and The Works on a Plate!
So, once again, I’m back! This time, I hope I will not go quiet for so long! I would like to start 2014 with a sweet beginning! Last week, I went through my pantry and found a jar of peanut butter. I looked around and found this recipe that looked too yummilicious not to try out. So, here’s Peanut Butter Banana Bread! The Ingredients For … Continue reading A Sweet Beginning!
I don’t normally have breakfast during the week but yesterday morning, I had Beth over after not seeing her for more than 2 months! Hence the reason why I did not manage to post anything yesterday. But, here comes the almost perfect, simple to make recipe for Buttermilk Pancakes! The Ingredients 2 eggs, separated 1 1/3 cups buttermilk 40 g unsalted butter, melted 200 g … Continue reading Almost perfect and simple to make!
I have just returned from my summer holiday and it has been awhile ago since I last met up with my friend, Andrea and her little girl, Ladina. Andrea initially invited me over to her place for lunch but unfortunately, I had twisted my ankle so badly from the night before that I requested if we could instead have lunch at mine. Since I had … Continue reading Whatever I had in stock!
For the longest time and ever since my trip to Melbourne in January after dining at the fantabulous Cumulus Inc, I wanted to create something different and play with flavors. However, that clearly has yet to happen. Instead, I recall the delicious crepes we had every morning for breakfast in Bali whilst staying at a fabulous villa in Umalas. So, off I go trotting about … Continue reading Something different!
Yesterday, was a day of wandering for me. I walked out of my home, down the street and then, hailed an auto rickshaw and mentioned my random destination. I got there 30 minutes later, walked into a grocery store, grabbed 2 zucchinis, 2 bunches of spinach and a box of lasagna. Honestly, even at that moment in time I was not sure if my purchase was … Continue reading A Kind of Lasagna!
Our friends, Ed and Joyce, own a fabulous restaurant on the island of Ko Lanta, Thailand, called Red Snapper. Every time we visit them we never fail to order our favorite item on their menu. This recipe was inspired by Red Snapper and is my interpretation of their Cheese & Jalapeno Croquettes! Ingredients 6 large potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 40g unsalted butter 1/2 cup … Continue reading Inspired by Red Snapper!
I had a little of celery left in the refrigerator and was trying to figure out what is it that I can make. What popped in my mind was Risotto Bianco! The Ingredients 500 ml Vegetable stock Olive oil 1/2 a small Red Onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 stick of Celery, trimmed and finely chopped 150 g Risotto rice salt and pepper 1/4 cup … Continue reading Absolute comfort food!