Brother Delivered Dinner on 2Jun2021

brother delivered dinner this evening on 2.6.2021.^^


梅菜扣肉made by wan sing

my brother tried out a pork ball soup..

daughter SM liked the soup & fish.

c.h.e.f andy


Anniversary Homegourmet Dinner on 1Jun2021

made anniversary dinner on 1.6.2021.^^

  1. 烧肉 plus a slow roasted skinless belly pork (will write recipe later)..
  2. Croatian fish stew
  3. miso glazed grilled large prawns*
  4. squid ink spaghetti with squid
  5. vongole linguine

*forgot to cook the 10 pieces marinated large prawns..dementia 😂😅put in chiller & cook tomorrow evening.

very thankful!

c.h.e.f andy

Delicious Homecooked Lunch for Wife’s Office on 31May2021

cook lunch for wife’s office on 31.5.2021.^^

  1. sausage claypot rice
  2. soy sauce chicken
  3. steamed salted fish minced pork
  4. stirfried cauliflower

simple homecooked comfort food to cheer up covid restrictions.

c.h.e.f andy

Wife Made Excellent 5pax Family Dinner on 29May2021

wife made excellent 5pax dinner on 29.5.2021.^^

  1. tokkong salad
  2. burrata with pesto sauce
  3. grilled long stems cauliflower by aunty bes
  4. calamari by aunty bes5 oven sweet corn
  5. crayfish bucatini pasta (superb)
  6. miso glazed eggplant by me
  7. sous vide reverse sear pork rack by me

very nice family dinner.

c.h.e.f andy

Sous Vide Reverse Sear Atas Aussie Pork Chop on 29May2021

made sous vide reverse sear Aussie pork chop with red wine tomato sauce.

it was excellent, wife said perfecto..

children WY SL all loved it


I was trying to reproduce the best pork rack I had at blue mountains – silk’s brasserie at wentworth falls

bought atas aussie pork $38/kg more ex than grassfed beef

preparation straight forward -1hr sous vide at 62degC then reverse sear hot pan butter..

it was not just a matter of the pork texture..but the sauces also key..

don’t have recipe just look at photo..but decided on a red wine tomato sauce..

I had grape tomatoes used 1/2 box..& added red onions, zucchini & peppers..1 tbsp flat tomato sauce, 1/2 tbsp hoi sin sauce..

tried to follow the photo topped up with mustard and pesto

very happy with the results perfect texture tender delicious pork & ratatouille sauce



Ingredients –

  • 1/2 box about 10piecrs grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 zucchini
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1 medium red onions
  • 1 tbsp flat tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp hoi sin sauce
  • 50ml red wine
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • 2tbsp olive oil

Direction –

red wine tomato sauce preparation

  1. brown garlic cloves in olive oil
  2. fry grape tomatoes & sliced red onions till tomatoes breaks
  3. add zucchini & peppers ..add sea salt
  4. add red wine & chicken stock & reduce
  5. add 1tbsp flat corn flour just little water to thicken sauce
  6. add tomato sauce & hoi sin sauce, taste the sauce

sous vide reverse sear pork chop

  1. 300g pork rack, seasoned sea salt black pepper parsley flakes
  2. sous vide 1hr 62degC
  3. & reverse sear on hot pan with butter
  4. served on red wine ratatouille sauce

Atas Aussie Prime Ribs Bakuteh on 28May2021

made simple home dinner 3pax + aunty bes on 28.5.2021.^^

  1. aussie prime rib bkt – atas $38/kg more ex than beef!
  2. 重庆烤鱼passable ok tasty enough not that great ..if c/w with ming tang then downright poor
  3. 花雕酒steamed chicken – always good 👍🏻

simple home dinner..

c.h.e.f andy