Microwave Mochi

I was so thrilled to discover I could make these so easily in the microwave and even better my boys loved them.  These were a child hood favourite of mine and traditionally they are steamed. A really simple peanut and coconut mochi, the below makes 2 mochi’s, double up as necessary. The Dough 50g Glutinous Flour 25g Caster Sugar 50ml […]

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Chocolate chiffon

3 tier chocolate chiffon with chocolate fresh cream, chocolate fingers and maltesers. 3 tier chocolate chiffon wrapped in a chocolate lace, fresh cream and fresh strawberries and raspberries. I used Lynne Lee Diep’s chocolate chiffon recipe, the chiffon sponge was baked and frozen and then bought out to defrost on the day. Recipe can be found on: http://www.bbcfoodporn.com/asian-recipes/chocolate-chiffon-lynne-lee-diep/

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Roast Hog!

We were lucky enough to have roast a hog at our home in August 2015.  The equipment was hired and the hog was supplied by the same company.  I cannot wait for the opportunity to get another one as it was delicious.  The next time though I will rub some chinese spice inside.

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Tarka Dhal

1 pint of uncooked red lentils 2 pints of water 4 large onions 1 tin of tomatoes 1 heaped teaspoon of tumeric 3 heaped teaspoons of cumin 3 heaped teaspoons of coriander 6 heaped teaspoons of garam masala or even madras powder. I soak the red lentils whilst i prepare the rest of the ingredients. Peel and chop the onions […]

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