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Braai’d Boerewors, lamb chops, krummelpap and roast veggies.

Braai’d Boerewors, lamb chops, krummelpap and roast veggies.

A South African dinner and a grown ups’ milkshake… This is a meal we like to make that can be considered traditional South African food and reminds us of home. Braai’d Boerewors, lamb chops, krummelpap and roast veggies. Boere Wors / Farmers’ Sausage: Boerewors is a...
Dee Why Dumplings – Chinese Dumplings (Jiao Zi – 餃子)

Dee Why Dumplings – Chinese Dumplings (Jiao Zi – 餃子)

About dumplings… Jiao Zi are commonly eaten in China and other parts of East Asia. They are one of the major dishes eaten during the Chinese New Year and year-round in the northern provinces. What you need: Plain flour & water (the dough) Mince meat, vegie,...
Milk Buns

Milk Buns

Ingredients Tangzhong (starter) 100ml water/ milk 2 tablespoons plain flour Dough 250g bread flour 1 tablespoon milk powder 50g sugar 1 teaspoon instant yeast 70ml water 1 large egg 1 tablespoon butter Instructions To make the tangzhong: Combine all of the ingredients...
Krummel Pap / Putu Pap / Crumbly Porridge / Pap

Krummel Pap / Putu Pap / Crumbly Porridge / Pap

Krummel Pap (Afrikaans) also known as Putu Pap (Pedi), which means “Crumbly porridge”, is made with Maize Meal and very little water. Giving it a dry and crumbly texture. It is very cheap and easy to make and is considered a staple in most homes in South Africa across...
Don Pedro

Don Pedro

Don Pedro is a grown up milkshake usually served in a wine glass made from either a whiskey or liqueur such as Amarula, Kahlua or Frangelico. Some consider it a cocktail, but it is usually served at the end of a meal as a dessert. Ingredients: 4 cups Vanilla ice cream...
Pumpkin and Prawn in a Coconut Cream Sauce

Pumpkin and Prawn in a Coconut Cream Sauce

Here is one of my favourite recipes… https://panlasangpinoy.com/ginataang-hipon-sitaw-at-kalabasa/ Tonight I can’t find string beans and moringa leaves. I don’t use onion. But otherwise I follow this recipe. I usually blanch the vegetables but skip the cooling...
Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo

There are many recipes for Chicken Adobo like this one www.panlasangpinoy.com/easy-chicken-adobo-recipe-knr-cc/.  These often vary by region and I am sharing my High Street (North Sydney) Chicken Adobo version with you. Pour some oil into the pan. Add sliced garlic (1...
Stir Fry Contents of the Fridge

Stir Fry Contents of the Fridge

This week I have been eating leftovers from Mother’s Day lunch all week so nothing really interesting has been made. Last night though having finished all the leftovers I cooked a Stir Fry of whatever was left in fridge. Stir Fry Contents of the Fridge A single Bock...
Tunisian Breakfast Soup with greens

Tunisian Breakfast Soup with greens

It’s quick and easy to make, healthy, hearty and delicious. Made it last night. Try it I’m sure you will love it also. With thanks to Jill Dupleix for her recipe Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, grated 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 red capsicum,...
Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Brown onions with garlic and chillies in olive oil until cooked. I add paprika, salt, pepper and spices until my long dead grandmother whispers in my ear “That’s enough dear”. And a tin of black beans. Stuff this mixture into cleaned out capsicums and top with cheese...