Oven Baked Fish in Banana Leaves

This fish is stuffed with herbs that give it a delicious taste and great aromas.  The saltiness comes from the fish sauce and the sourness comes from the lime juice. This is a simple recipe that goes well with a dipping sauce and a nice bowl of Jasmine rice. Ingredients 4 small whole red snappers or red emperors, cleaned and scaled 2 large banana […]

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Thai Green Curry Roast Chicken

Gaeng Kiew wan gai! Which literally means “sweet green chicken curry” is famous all over the world. If you go to a Thai restaurant it will always be on the menu.  In my recipe I am using  a whole chicken which is not the traditional way to cook this curry, but using a whole chicken and all the Thai herbs keeps the […]

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Tofu Fritters

Simple to prepare! These were perhaps one of the tastier snacks I had along the busy streets of Bali.  I bought them from a young girl that prepared them in her big wok on one of the streets in Seminyak.  I  watched  her carefully preparing these little fritters, but I had no idea how her seasoning paste […]

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Sate Lembat Ayam

Balinese cuisine, yes please! My recent trip to Indonesia was an amazing gourmet journey starting in Bali.   It enticed my taste buds with spices, and a variety of basic spice pastes which were ground in a saucer shaped mortar and pestle.   Of course I had to buy one and carry it in my suitcase all the way back […]

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Every Day Chicken Curry

It has been a nice Summer and Autumn is just around the corner.  Today it is curry night at home; tender chunks of chicken in a smooth, rich, spicy and creamy sauce. Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 red onion, finely sliced 6 chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons […]

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