day : 08/07/2013 4 results

Lemon grass and basil creamy thing – my endings

Even a dessert from me now. Not my usual style, going sweet and all that - so here is actually a sweet and savoury one instead. Serves about 8 people, and is quite rich so you only need a small serving here people; 4 large lemons; 4 limes; Bottle of lemon juice; Bottle of lime juice; 2 finely chopped lemon grass stalks (just the young inner piece); 2x 295g cans condensed milk; 2x 150ml double thick cream; 4-5 fresh basil leaves finely sliced; and Pack of crunchy ...

Russian salad, Japanese style – “Olivier-san”

Now the Japanese like potato salads, they also like pickled vegetables - known as Tsukemono. Pop to Russia and you get the same. There are traditional farmer style salads with pickled vegetables, potatoes, egg and the like. The salad I have had from Russia, recently, is called Olivier (nearly named after No.1 Son). So I thought, why not, combine the two and create a Japanese-Russian style salad. Let’s call it Olivier-san. This will do a fairly big salad for at least 6 if accompany...

Mizuyo’s Japanese pork bellies

This one comes from my mother-in-law, Mizuyo. Thanks for this Miz. She recently cooked this for my Mum and Nan in UK and it got the thumbs up from those two judges. So in my usual style I am going to steal it, tweak it and make it mine, ha ha! This is rather sweet, as you put no herbs or spices with it, but it is simple, very delicious, and similar to the Chinese pork belly dish I did earlier. For 4 people you'll need; 4 pork bellies sliced in to 2 inch pieces; 1 inch of sliced ...

Spam & Corned Beef Sisig

Spam & Corned Beef Sisig Off to the Philippines now for my version of one my all time Filipino dishes, Sisig. But this is Spam & Corned Beef Sisig, my style. Daddypedia time now; I had no idea that Sisig is a Kapampangan word to describe snacking on something sour. I did check that with Mary first, but he didn't know ha ha. Apparently it usually refers to fruits. In The Philippines that usually means unripe fruit, such as green mango, so you get the sour flavour. You then dip in the ...