Chicken and sweet peppers stir fry

Chicken and sweet peppers stir fry

This is a really tasty and very quick chicken dinner that is perfect for busy people. Use a mixture of your favorite peppers, green, red and yellow peppers. If you place the peppers under the grill first to blacken the skins, it allows you to peel off the outer skin...
Sweet Thai pork morsels

Sweet Thai pork morsels

These are sweet little pork bites made with pork rashers cut ito strips and simmered into a sweet sauce. They are great as a starter with sticky rice and pak choi with soy sauce. You could also serve them with the Thai corn fritters.  Try these they are really worth...
Thai corn fritters

Thai corn fritters

These are really tasty little corn fritters that are authentic Thai cuisine served with a dipping sauce. You can make them as hot as you like with the chili or leave it out completely. (4 people) What you need 1/2 tin corn kernels (200g) 5 tablespoons Maizena 1cup...
Coconut beef curry

Coconut beef curry

I went to this restaurant in JHB and had the most fantastic cocnut beef curry that I just had to try and reproduce it. This was pretty close and I can tell you I really enjoyed it. It’s a hot version which for some reason the coconut seems to calm. What you need...
Cashew nut lamb

Cashew nut lamb

We are big fans of Chinese food and often use cashew nuts. There is a great chicken cashew nut recipe but with lamb and a spicy chili sauce adds a little something extra. (easily serves 4) What you need 750g rump or sirloin steak 1 cup unsalted cashew nuts 1 large...
Thai coconut chicken

Thai coconut chicken

A taste of Thailand and that creamy coconut aroma is quite addictive. Sticky rice with spicy hot and fragrant chicken does it for me! Choose your chilis according to your taste for heat, generally the larger the chili the less heat is a good guideline. Good for 4...
Beef stirfry with mushrooms

Beef stirfry with mushrooms

Spinach is so good for you and this is a really great way to eat it. It has an oriental ginger flavour that is really morish and the more different mushroom varieties you add, the better it gets. Good for 4-5 people What you need 500g steak, fillet or rump 400g...
Spicy beef with spinach

Spicy beef with spinach

This is a simple beef dish for weekdays when you have a bag of spinach and really don’t know what to do with it. I sometimes add extra chili when I feel I need a bit of the old feel good endorphins. Chinese style cooking is meant to be quick over a high heat so when...
Stirfry beef with mushrooms and broccoli

Stirfry beef with mushrooms and broccoli

The best thing about Asian cooking is that it is so quick and healthy. This is a really delicious meal for 4 and is great served with rice or noodles. It is a typically Chinese recipe that is ready in minutes and the easiest and most delicious way to eat broccoli. (4...
Calamari on a stick

Calamari on a stick

Calamari takes seconds to cook and you can do these on the braai or in a pan for a starter or as part of a tasty finger food feast. Calamari steaks are available at supermarkets in the frozen section or the fish counter. I have made a little batter with this version...