Author: Kelsey

Butterflied roast chicken

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Butterflying a chicken means to remove the backbone of the chicken so that the whole chicken can lay flat on a baking sheet or rack while it roasts. The culinary theory behind butterflying is very simple: it allows the breasts and the legs to cook more evenly. With all the parts of the chicken at the same height, the heat in the oven will reach them more evenly. This way, you don’t […]

Mauritian banana fritter

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Banana fritter is a Mauritian snack known as gateau banane.” This easy banana fritter recipe is light and golden, with a crisp coating surrounds chunks of warm banana. Delicious trickled with honey or maple syrup. These sweet treats only takes 25 mins to rustle up and are a favourite treat for the kids, especially served with a scoop of ice cream. Ground cinnamon and a sweet drizzle of honey makes these treats […]

Ambila curry

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “Curry ambila is one of it’s typical Kristang cuisine. Braised in pork, chilies and long beans. The intoxicating seasoning paste in this Eurasian stew may be used to flavor chicken, beef, lamb, or seafood.” A traditional eurasian dish influenced by the Portuguese and Dutch community in Malacca/Malaysia. This curry is typically made during the festive christmas season.

Chicken and pork pâté with pistachios

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Quick and easy “Pâté is a mixture of cooked ground meat and fat minced into a spreadable paste. Common additions include vegetables, herbs, spices, and either wine or brandy (often cognac or armagnac). Pâté can be served either hot or cold, but it is considered to develop its fullest flavor after a few days of chilling.” A traditional country-style pâté  and a great staple to have in the fridge for everyone to help themselves to […]

Braised chicken and pork in a black nut curry

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy ” Known as an Indonesian black nut called buah keluah in Malay. The nut is mainly found in parts of South East Asia of Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Growing up in a peranakan/nonya home, this is known to be a traditional dish, a hard treasure to find but one of the most frequent delights.” My grandmother’s mom (great grandmother) taught my grandma at a very young age how to make this authentic […]

Oven-baked almond chicken

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Quick and easy “A clean eating version of chicken breasts that are baked instead of fried, and coated in almonds flakes and breadcrumbs. This almond crusted chicken is fantastic for stubborn eaters – it crunchy on the outside, moist inside and full of flavour.” This oven-baked chicken recipe has a combination of super flavours and is so easy to do. Have dinner on the table in less than an hour.