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Tomato, Basil and Balsamic Shots

Tomato, Basil and Balsamic Shots These are shots of a different kind that I am used to. I was making a soup and ended up with quite a bit of spare basil and coriander - damn, what to do with the spare? Well I ended up creating Tomato, Basil and Balsamic Shots. Amazing little things. These herbs go off so quickly, truly what to do? I need to be fast, I need something simple. I came up with this idea. Shots of a different kind... Tomato, Basil and Balsamic Shots in fact.I think ...

Black Pudding and Fried Bread

Black Pudding and Fried Bread Am I a good parent? Breakfast on this 16th August, and a decision to not fast-food it, but also not really sure of calorie intake. I just forced it on my Mary and my kids. I loved it. They did too. About four years taken off their lives though. It was worth it - this is my Black Pudding and Fried Bread. It goes like this for enough for four people to have a near heart attack experience of Black Pudding and Fried Bread. 6 slices of white bread - cut ...

My version of Borscht

My version of Borscht Something different for the gang today. A spin on the Russian peasant soup. This is My version of Borscht. A hearty, warming soup for those cold wintery nights in Singapore. Borscht is a soup from Eastern Europe, I think around Ukraine and the like. Usually containing beetroot, cabbage and potatoes, or I think sometimes led with tomato, and seconded with beetroot. Anyway what ever I created here is a sort of Borscht, that came out pretty damn nice. My version of ...

Clam, bacon and potato stew

Clam, chicken, bacon and potato stew This is a recipe I knocked up for the girls today. Clearly this is not in my favourite list of things to eat though. Clams are YUCKS for me!!! But I have to say they seemed to like it so let's go for it. Here is my little recipe for Clam, chicken, bacon and potato stew. Why not have a go at this yourself. It might impress your loved ones too. This is an extremely simple dish to make. Here now comes my clam, chicken, bacon and potato stew. This will ...

Malacca deep fried bread stuffed with mince beef

Malacca deep fried bread stuffed with mince beef I got this recipe idea from a recent trip to Malacca, and then came home to create Malacca deep fried bread stuffed with mince beef.  This is a cracking dish.  A must when your sitting there with an icy cold beer. Perfect bed-fellows. It was hot hot hot in Malacca this day, and we needed a refreshment break. We popped in to a watering hole down the back-streets, and I noticed a dish in the menu of fried bread and beef. Interesting I ...

Octopus & salmon carpaccio

Octopus & salmon carpaccio Are you a leg man? Then you are going to love my Octopus & salmon carpaccio. Made with octopus or in this instance squid, as I could not get any octopus. This is pretty simple to prepare and cook, but believe me this has some serious wow factor when you serve it up. In fact it looks bloody wonderful as I think you'll agree from the photo below! This will make enough for about 14 slices of deliciousness depending on how fine you can slice it up. Here ...

Thai peanuts – beer food

Thai peanuts - beer food Easy peasy lemon squeezy - well actually lime, but we'll get to that. Here is my Thai peanuts - beer food. This is a cracker fellas. Get some beers in the fridge and sit down to this salty, sour, spicy little number. It's so flipping easy, but so so so good, believe me you are going to love this one!!! All you need to do to make my Thai peanuts - beer food, is to take a bowl and throw all these ingredients in, give a stir and then serve, with a beer of course. ...

Asian beef and popcorn

Asian beef and popcorn You simply just must try this, sounds crazy but it is so so good. Some of the ingredients for Asian beef and popcorn will sound a tad crazy, but believe me together they work so so very well. You get flavours and textures all in one. This received a massive thumbs up from all that were eating it this day. I made this recipe up having seen an article in an inflight magazine that used popcorn. With my impending birthday/house-warming BBQ coming soon I have been ...