Sour Spicy Cold Noodles

12 ounces dried spaghetti (or wheat noodles) 3 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce 3 1/2 tablespoons Shanghai rice vinegar (or seasoned/regular rice vinegar) 1 tablespoon chili oil (75% oil, 25% flakes, or to taste) 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorn powder 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon dark soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon… Continue reading Sour Spicy Cold Noodles

Trini Chicken Curry

2 packets of boneless thighs, chopped into cubes 1/2 cup Trinidadian Green Seasoning (buy at Caribbean store or homemade is best) 1 large onion, chopped 2-3 cherry pepper chopped ( to taste) 1 head garlic, peeled and chopped 2-3 scallions chopped 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped 3 tbs Trini curry powder Few curry leaves cayenne pepper… Continue reading Trini Chicken Curry

Roasted Cauliflower Gratin with Olives

2-2 1/2 lbs cauliflower – cut into large florets (think 2 bites) 4 large shallots or 1 medium onion – diced to make about a cup 2-3 cloves garlic – minced 1/2 tsp anchovy paste – optional 12 oil cured black olives – regular kalamata will do in a pinch, chopped, plus a few for… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Gratin with Olives

Thai Ribs with Whiskey

2 slabs of meaty baby back ribs, weighing between 2½ to 3 pounds each 1 cup dark rum or whisky (tequila works too) 6 large cloves garlic, peeled 2 teaspoons whole white peppercorns 4 cilantro roots or 1/2 cup chopped cilantro stems 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1/4 cup oyster sauce 1/3 grated palm sugar or… Continue reading Thai Ribs with Whiskey

Pressure Cooker Thai Braised Pork Ribs (Si Krong Moo Mha Ngean)

For pork: 1 pound (450 grams) Pork ribs (or loin roast) 2 tablespoons (32 ml) Oyster sauce 1 tablespoon (16 ml) Golden mountain green sauce 1 tablespoon (13.5 ml) White soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons (6.75 ml) Sesame oil 1 1/2 teaspoons (6.75 ml) Chinese liqueur 1/2 teaspoon (2.25 gram) Chilli powder 1 tablespoon (18… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Thai Braised Pork Ribs (Si Krong Moo Mha Ngean)

Grilled Corn With Peanut Sauce

6 ears fresh corn in their husks 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/3 cup canned full-fat coconut milk 1 fresh red chile (such as Thai bird’s eye or Fresno), stemmed, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium… Continue reading Grilled Corn With Peanut Sauce

Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Chicken

1 lb (450 g) boneless skinless chicken thighs , cut to 1-inch (2-cm) pieces (or breasts) 1/2 cup cornstarch Oil spray Marinade: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic , finely grated 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1 teaspoon brown sugar (or regular sugar) 1/2 teaspoon salt Spice Mix: 2 teaspoons white pepper powder 1… Continue reading Air Fryer Salt and Pepper Chicken

Grilled Gochujang Shrimp with Scallions

5 tablespoons gochujang, divided 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon grapeseed or other neutral oil 1 1/2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 2 tablespoons salted butter, cut into small pieces Kosher salt and ground black pepper 3 scallions, thinly sliced on… Continue reading Grilled Gochujang Shrimp with Scallions

Beef Curry Puffs

For the Filling: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, diced 2 tablespoons curry powder 10.7 ounces (300 grams) ground beef 1 large potato, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt For Assembling: 2 sheets frozen puff pastry 1 large egg Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onions… Continue reading Beef Curry Puffs

Chicken Curry Puffs

1 packet Frozen puff pastry, defrosted Filling: 150 grams boneless skinless chicken thighs finely chopped 430 grams potatoes peeled diced 1/2 yellow onion diced 4 tsp Curry powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 bay leaves In a large pan set over medium heat, add 1 tsp cooking oil. Fry your chicken until… Continue reading Chicken Curry Puffs

Potato Curry Puffs

1 packet Frozen puff pastry, (only need large 5 pieces) thaw pastry in chiller for few hour before use 450g Potato 3 tbsp Curry powder 4-5 tbsp Milk 1 large Onion, chopped 1 tsp Sugar 3/4+tsp Salt or to taste 1tsp Chicken powder (optional) 1 beaten egg Wash potatoes and peel skin. Boil potatoes with… Continue reading Potato Curry Puffs

Tea Sandwich Ideas

Tomato-Cheddar. Spread mayonnaise on white bread. Sandwich with sliced tomato, aged cheddar and watercress. Trim the crusts and cut into pieces. Ham, Brie and Apple. Spread softened butter and Dijon mustard inside a split loaf of French bread. Fill with deli ham, sliced Brie and sliced green apple. Cut into pieces. Cucumber-Butter. Mix 4 tablespoons… Continue reading Tea Sandwich Ideas

Five Classic Tea Sandwiches

HAM AND MUSTARD FINGER SANDWICHES 2 slices bread butter 1 tsp wholegrain mustard 1 slice cured ham Spread butter on one slice of bread and mustard on the other. Place a piece of ham on the mustard side, making sure it is evenly distributed. Place the other slice of bread, butter-side down, on top. Carefully… Continue reading Five Classic Tea Sandwiches

English Featherlight Scones

1 egg 1 tablespoon sugar 30 g 1 oz melted butter 3/4 cup milk 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon salt milk for glazing Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F). In a bowl, beat the egg and sugar until thick. Combine the milk and melted butter. Sift the flour and salt into a box and… Continue reading English Featherlight Scones

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

1/4 cup unsalted butter 6 thyme sprigs 1 bay leaf 5 pounds large sweet onions, vertically sliced (about 16 cups) 1 tablespoon sugar 6 cups unsalted beef stock (such as Swanson) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1?1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 24 (1/2-ounce) slices whole-grain French bread baguette 5 ounces Gruyère cheese,… Continue reading Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 bottle sweet baby rays BBQ sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon oregano 4 pounds Ribs of your choice 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper In a medium bowl, mix together the Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, BBQ sauce, brown sugar, and oregano. Place ribs in… Continue reading Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

24 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3/4 cup barbecue sauce 1/4 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth Put chicken in slow cooker. In a bowl, combine barbecue sauce, dressing, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over chicken. Cover and cook… Continue reading Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Brisket

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced chipotle chiles in adobo sauce 1 tablespoon adobo sauce 1 teaspoon ground cumin 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 garlic cloves, grated 1 pound trimmed beef brisket 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (about… Continue reading Slow Cooker Barbacoa Brisket

Slow Cooker Carnitas

1 3/4 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, divided 1/4 cup fresh orange juice, divided 2 cups hot water 1 dried ancho chile 4 garlic cloves, smashed 1 white onion, sliced (about 1 1/2 cups) 1… Continue reading Slow Cooker Carnitas