Recipes

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Ayam Kapitan (Chicken Curry Kapitan)

Ayam Kapitan gained instant popularity when Ping won the Masterchef UK 2014. Just a few years ago, when I was still a professional chef in Kopitiam Soller cooking Curry Kapitan, this dish was not a preferred choice amongst the customers. For those that tried it, they loved it, needless...

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Pomelo Salad

It is not often we get pomelo here in Mallorca. Where we live in England, we are pretty lucky to have quite an adequate little market that sells a fair bit of Eastern vegetables and fruits. But when it is sold in the market, these pomelos are wrapped up...

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Grilled Nam Yue Chicken

I was surprised to receive an email from Mrs B about my food blog. I didn’t know that she was one of my readers. She started with how upset she was with the UK Blog Awards 2015 because she thought that I should have won the food and drink...

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Mint Jelly Sauce

I know it is very tempting to buy a mint condiment for your lamb dinner this easter (or whenever you are having a roast lamb dinner). It is already a lot to take on for one to cook for the family. So, are you seriously going to fuss around...

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Spicy Butternut Squash Soup with Cornbread

After a series of blog post of soups and garnishes, let’s talk about how to improvise and utilise your leftovers to make your soup dish look stunning. I enjoy cooking with colours. It takes a little imagination at times because the state of the colours may change during the...

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Slow Cooked Lemon Garlic Chicken

Happy 2015 everyone! Are you still on festive eating? I was surprised how I loved Christmas pudding this year. I thought I could get some bargain ones especially after Christmas but there were none in the supermarkets. Not even a tiny pudding for one! Whoever bought them all, are...

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Roasted Tomato Soup II

Merry festivities everyone! It’s the festive of eating it is. If you have done the Christmas dinner for the family, I applaud you. All the trouble you had gone through to ensure that the turkey (or whatever meat) was cooked through and not dried out, the stuffing was not...

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Parsnip and Apple Soup

After the cauliflower soup, I have started to venture into a more sophisticated combination of ingredients for soups. I say sophisticated because it was taken off the Great British Chef website. In the website, there are fussy fine dining dishes and also some simple and straightforward dishes that are...

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Cauliflower Soup

When the weather changes to a cooler climate, I start to look back at my recipe collections for winter warmer dishes. Soups are a great way to start. This is one of the many versions of cauliflower soups that I quite like and have stuck with it for this...

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Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemon is associated with Moroccan cuisine. With the abundance of lemons in Mallorca, Soller particularly, I am surprised that there are no lemons preserved on the island. Sadly and often, these lemons are just left to rot on the ground. I remember when I first set foot in...

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