Chicken Satay

Chicken satay is my go-to party food. Typically, I make it the night before the party so that it marinades overnight. Then the next morning, I thread it onto the skewers ready for the barbeque. I have really only made satays with chicken thigh fillets, however, I know you can make them with beef and… Continue reading Chicken Satay

Malaysian Chicken Curry Puffs a.k.a Karipap Pusing

I LOVE curry puffs! I always thought they were really hard to make, there is some skill involved, but with this recipe that I found on Facebook, it’s not too bad actually. My crimping could use some work, but it still tasted good! So let me just take a step back and explain what curry… Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Curry Puffs a.k.a Karipap Pusing

XO, Narrabundah

Since Lola joined our little family, Ben and I have not been on a single date. We have been excellent parents, but no adult time whatsoever. I have been wanting to try out XO for some time, and one Saturday night, I discovered that I had nothing in our fridge (GASP!) for dinner, so impromptu… Continue reading XO, Narrabundah

The Perfect Roast Chicken with Rustic Mashed Potatoes and Accompaniments

Last week, one of my friends, Thea and her boyfriend Tom, came over for dinner. On a Monday. I had completely forgotten that we had dinner plans, but once I realised, I decided to whip something up anyway. I can’t believe what I achieved in less than 2 hours, it was nothing short of incredible.… Continue reading The Perfect Roast Chicken with Rustic Mashed Potatoes and Accompaniments

Shalini’s Beef/Lamb Curry

For clarity, I am posting a variation of my chicken curry to make a beef or lamb curry. I make my beef and lamb curries slightly differently, in that I use a pressure cooker for the main cooking process, saves you about 7 hours. Also one thing to note with this recipe, I use an… Continue reading Shalini’s Beef/Lamb Curry

Shalini’s Famous Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry is my comfort food. For as long as I can remember, I have loved chicken curry, my mom made it for me when I was living at home, my brother and I would fight over the wings, and when I went to university, I taught myself how to make chicken curry out of… Continue reading Shalini’s Famous Chicken Curry