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Posted by Sunthawat Srikhamthae on Saturday, April 23, 2011, In : other Eurasian 
Easter celebration and commemoration are very important to the Cristang of Malacca. There are unique foods prepared for this time and the festivities are grand.

I wish all Cristang people a very special Easter and trust that the festivities and fast breaking are most enjoyable.

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Beef Semur (Semur Daging)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : other Eurasian 

This dish has emerged in most of the countries that had a Portuguese Eurasian evolved culture. The recipes vary the Cristang product, Smore,  being considered the most delectable . Cristang interpretation may even use beef tongue and tail as the meat ingredient having evolved from the original offal ingredients. The following recipe I think is from Indonesia.

  • 3½ tablespoons peanut oil, palm oil or sunflower oil or others of a high smoke point
  • 1 large onion, sliced.
  • 3 cloves garlic...

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Eurasian Shepherds Pie

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, January 8, 2011, In : other Eurasian 

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  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 700 gm (~1 ½ lbs) ground (minced) beef or lean mutton
  • 1 cup large onion, diced
  • ¾ cup carrot, diced
  • 1 cup green peas (see directions)
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Corn flour (cornstarch), for thickening
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) water
  • 1 ½ lbs potatoes, boiled and peeled
  • 125 gm (~¼ lb) butter
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon heavy (thick) cream
  • 1 e...

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Pickled Green Tomatoes

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, January 6, 2011, In : other Eurasian 

Ingredients :
  • ½ kg green tomatoes, quartered
  • 480 ml (2 cup) vinegar
  • water
  • 4 cloves
  • 500 gm (~1 lb)  sugar
Method :
  1. Boil the tomatoes in the water, cloves plus one cup vinegar  for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove the tomatoes and place in cold water to cool and then drain these
  3. Boil tomatoes again with remaining 1 cup vinegar, sugar  and a minimum amount of  water needed to cover.
  4. Cool and store in jars.
  5. Let stand for 2 weeks before serving.

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Eurasian Baked Curry Puff

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, January 6, 2011, In : other Eurasian 


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