La Barca Beans

La Barca Beans I ate the dish alongside the best steak I think I have EVER had. This experience was at La Barca restaurant. Off home I ran to recreate, replicate and the outcome is as follows, my version of La Barca Beans. La Barca Beans can be consumed at this a beautiful hidden away ...

Thai style orange juice prawns

Thai style orange juice prawns One of those recipes that you have to ask yourself; "You have to be kidding me, Thai style orange juice prawns... are you serious?" Believe me I am absolutely 100% serious and this is turned out a superb dish. This one is whacky, I’ll give you that. Ora...

The best Bloody Mary

The best Bloody Mary I made this an absolute age ago, and was thinking well you can’t have a cooking site without a drink of some sort I suppose. So this is now officially added. The best Bloody Mary. The amazing thing re this recipe is that you’ll make it, you'll serve it, and I guarantee ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Thai steamed snapper – type thing

This one is delicious, or so I have been told. Yes it’s fish, so do I eat this after cooking it - not really. Where did it come from? Basically some guess work. It was originally created when I was living in Australia and I was messing about with some Thai ingredients, a fish, a banana ...