made 4pax dinner with lisa, sulin & aunty bes on 15.3.2021.^^
thai yellow curry sotong
claypot tanhoon prawns
fried rice with minced pork & egg
& aunty bes added a sambal petai prawns – very nice!
sotong easy to make..didn’t have vegetables, so just added yellow onions and red chiili. fried with garlic (I cut 3 large cloves into 4 each)…then added dancing chef thai yellow curry paste…last, add sotong, cooked for 3 mins, off fire and cover, let dish continue cooking in residual heat.
didn’t have coriander for tanhoon prawns. just fried garlic cloves, shallots and spring onions in oil, then added chicken stock and 1 tbsp oyster sauce and reduce, and lots of black pepper feel the aroma. when ready to serve, bring to boil the stock, add prawns seasoned with fish sauce and white pepper, then add tanhoon, cook 1 min, off fire and toss, then cover, cook in residual heat.
fried rice I fried lots of minced garlic, then added 150g minced pork and 1 tbsp oyster sauce, cooked minced pork, then added 1 cup cooked rice and fried high heat. remove fried rice, fried 3 eggs high heat till formed, then added back friend rice, fried high heat, off fire, add crispy haebeehiam chilli and mixed. taste and add fish sauce if need.
made & delivered dinner to brother’s family on 11.3.2021.^^
HK steamed fish head is following ah yat grandstand style…fry lots of chopped garlic (5 cloves) in 3 tbsp olive oil w/o browning and add 3tbsp light soy sauce & 2tsp sugar…this a really excellent sauce (just that today I added a bit much sugar so slightly sweet)…
tanhoon prawns quite the usual…cut garlic cloves in 3 or 4 and brown lot of it (like 4-5 cloves) in 3 tbsp olive oil, then add 2 stalks of coriander…add 150ml chicken stock, 1 tbsp oyster sauce and reduce, add lots of black pepper, feel the aroma…when cooking/serving, add prawns 1-2mins then add tanhoon and toss. off fire, cover and let dish cook in the claypot.
made modern western 11-course all vegetarian dinner for my sis bil, niece 6pax family this evening CNY day 1 on 12.2.2021.
I vegetarian on 初一十五.
11-course Modern Western Vegetarian Menu
best beautiful delicious salad (by lisa)
tortilla aka spanish omelette
japanese miso glazed eggplant
pangrilled tofu on cauliflower puree
potato cake on chilli crabless auce
cream of cauliflower soup
spaghetti alla nerano (zucchini pasta)
bbq king oyster mushroom on potato mash
everyone loved the food..
qh commented few times he never tried so many different tasty vegetraian dishes..the 2 boys had several helpings…
sl specially liked potato cake (& wen commented the chilli was nice), eggplant & funghi linguine.
had a great time with family…with covid restrictions of 8 visitors a day we arranged to have relatives visit in separate groups over the CNY period. so today for sis, bil plus niece 4pax family who are all vegetarian. 🙂