Tag: Curries

  • Slow cooked massaman curry with lamb shanks

    Slow cooked massaman curry with lamb shanks

    This is the ultimate slow cook dish for winter – lamb again, I know… but it’s a lovely twist on a more traditional beef massaman curry. Massaman curries are not as spicy as traditional Thai curries can be, but it’s still full of flavour and delicious. There are plenty of recipes for home made spice […]

  • Tropical getaway in Cairns

    Tropical getaway in Cairns

    The Anzac day long weekend was approaching and Stu and I decided on a whim to head to Cairns for 4 days. We didn’t need much convincing really – it has been months since our last scuba dive and the warm tropical waters of Cairns seemed an ideal way to escape the suburban speed of […]

  • Beef rendang (the easy way and the long way)

    Beef rendang (the easy way and the long way)

    I love Malaysian food and beef rendang is one of my favourite curries. I love going to a hard to find dingy food court near the Woolworths at Town Hall station in the Sydney CBD which has plastic tables and chairs, terrible service and really delicious nasi lemak – the dried anchovy, boiled egg, cucumber, […]

  • Green harissa chicken with roast artichokes

    Mum and I have made this recipe before and substituted marinated artichokes which were also delicious. Obviously, they don’t need to be pre-cooked! If using marinated artichokes I would suggest cooking the artichokes, spring onion, bacon and chicken together for about 30 minutes, instead of one hour. Ingredients 6 chicken breast fillets 1 lemons, halved […]

  • Potato and red lentil curry

    Ingredients 2/3 cup dried split red lentils 1 tbs vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 3 tsp brown mustard seeds 2 tbs balti curry paste 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cups vegetable stock 1/4 cup water 25 fresh curry leaves salt and pepper 1kg desiree or nicola potatoes, peeled, cut into 4cm chunks 3 […]