Tag Archives: Potato

Potato Bread

The first time I tried this recipe, I failed terribly. The yeast did not react with the sugar syrup at all and the dough refused to rise. I had to throw all the dough into the bin which made me … Read more

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家常便饭 - 清甜玉米菜丝汤 (Sweet Corn & Vegetable Soup)

I am not one of those who loves slurping up hot soups or broths for my meals. Soupy noodles, porridge, steamboats – these are the least of my favourite dishes, be it at home or when I eat out. It’s … Read more

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Chinese Curry Chicken With Home-Made Curry Paste

This was my first time making curry chicken from scratch – chopping up individual spices and then blending all of them into a paste. This set of ingredients is almost identical to those of the ‘Malay Spicy Ayam Masak Merah‘: … Read more

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Crumble Crumble Potato And Leek Filo Pie

Filo pastry sheets are amazing. You can get them to do almost anything for you – baked to become fanciful and crispy containers for appetisers; piled in layers on a tray to pack in a whole load of stew and … Read more

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Potato and Leek Soup And A New Toy From Sainsbury

A basil plant! It cost us GBP1.19, which, we thought was reasonable, but that is assuming it doesn’t wilt within a week and the seedlings do continue to grow. It was an interesting experience for the both of us, primarily … Read more

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