#chillichallenge 71 results

Squid salad with lemon basil and olives

Squid salad with lemon basil and olives This is a big salad. I served this at a wee gathering of people, and it easily coped with 6 adults and 4 kids. Of course there was load of other stuff too. If just serving this, I would say you could easily cover 4-6 people no problem. It's big, it's tasty, it looks impressive with all those colours. This is my Squid salad with lemon basil and olives. So what do we need for the Squid salad with lemon basil and olives; (I will cover the squid ...

Bacon and beans

Bacon and Beans Friends were coming to have some food at the pool - our neighbours The Rutherford's, Paul and Lennie. I wanted to do some different dishes and this was one of them. My Bacon and Beans. Lennie is a top cook,  so I always have to be top of my game re what I am preparing and cooking when she comes. Today I tried something different, and went more Western. Of course though I had a couple of chili padi in there, and then refer to it as fusion. You are just going to love this ...

Prawns in Blankets – Thai style

Prawns in blankets - Thai style Prawns in blankets - Thai style, is so very simple and extremely effective. It is also a cracking looking dish. Beautiful to look at too. You can accompany these with any dip of your choice to be honest. But maybe my Thai one, or some Mango and passion fruit dip, or maybe even some Filipino Tuba Vinegar with chili as we did. Wow, now that really really worked together with my Prawns in blankets - Thai style. You could add some chopped chili too if you ...

The best tomato soup

The very best tomato soup Today my poor little girl was sick today. So for poor little Amy it was congee with some smoked ham sliced in to it to give a little flavour. She ate well so we were all happy, as she seems to be on the mend. But we are locked in the condo though, so lets get some other food going for her now, this is the recipe for The very best tomato soup. I opened one of the cupboard doors the first thing that caught my eye was tomato soup. Ideas cakes flooding to me from ...

Pork and Mushroom Soup

Pork and Mushroom Soup The usual situation happens. We have loads of bits in the fridge, it's a rainy day, and Baby Jude is fast asleep. A decision was made to stay indoors, but what to eat for dinner. Daddy gets creative and comes up with this cracking, Pork and Mushroom Soup. A quick scoot to Cold Storage to get a couple of bits and hey presto we had a really nice noodle soup. This will make 3 litres of Pork and Mushroom Soup, so more than enough for 4-6 people easily. There is an ...

Spicy Thai, Thai Cafe

Spicy Thai, Thai Cafe Spicy Thai, Thai Cafe - 01-35, Block 115 Aljunied Avenue 2, is a cracker. Believe me folks, this place is a BELTER! I really was in need of a Thai fix. But that food style can be quite hard to find in Singapore, as it is more the 'chain' of restaurants such as Thai Express, not really your hawker fair. The chains are OK, but they are chains. I needed something more authentic. Memories of Thailand trips with the family and friends, scoffing down plates of delicious ...

Thai style pork curry with coconut

Thai style pork curry with coconut It was one of those days. The family needed feeding. Damn what we got? “Not a lot”, was the answer. “Some pork is in the freezer.” Hmmmm, now that’s a great help – NOT! Down to the minimart I trudged with a list of 4 items, and ended up back upstairs in kitchen Kennett with 3 carrier bags full of stuff. Not all for the dish though, which I created in my mind whilst browsing, but not far from it. I am sticking this in to the Thai section, as I ...