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Mango Panna Cota

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Malaysian (Malay) 

  • 7 grm gelatin (1 packet) + 3 tbsp of water
  • 2 ½ cups full cream milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Ripe Mango – 1 cut into small cubes or thin strips if firm enough.
  1. Mix the gelatin and water together and set it aside to soften.
  2. Put the milk and sugar in a saucepan, heat over medium low heat until bubbles form around the edges of the saucepan.
  3. Remove from heat and add in the vanilla and stir in the gelatin until dissolved.
  4. Pour the mixture into six ramekins or parfait glasse...

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Air Sirap Bandung (Rosewater Milk Shake)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, In : Indonesia 

  • 3 tablespoon sugar with or without black jelly bubbles
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • 3 drops red food colouring
  • 2 tablespoon evaporated milk
  • ice cubes
  1. Boil the sugar and a 1/2 cup water together until the sugar dissolves. Stir in the food colouring and rose water.
  2. Pour the syrup into a jug, pour in the rest of water according to desired sweetness. Add the milk and ice cubes and stir.

An alternative for western palates would be to:
  1. sweeten some fresh dairy milk with sugar to tast...

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Pudim de Coco (Coconut Pudding)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, April 28, 2011, In : Timor Leste 

  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 1 can of milk (use the can from the coconut milk to measure the milk)
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of corn starch
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut flakes
  1. Heat 1 cup of sugar, slowly, in a heavy skillet, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until sugar melts and is consistent. When the sugar turns a caramel colour, remove it from the heat and pour it into a 6-cup mould. Set aside.
  2. Put all the remaining  ingredients in a pan and mix well.
  3. Let the mixture cook over ...

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Daun Kobis Berinti (Cabbage-Leaf Berinti)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, In : Malaysian (Malay) 

  • cabbage, 40 g (~5 leaves)
  • vegetable oil, 10 g (1 Tablespoon)
  • soy protein powder 50 g (2/3 cup). Soak with lukewarm water for 20 minutes. Pour off water.
  • onions, chopped 80 g (1 seed)
  • garlic 10 g (2 pips)
  • Turmeric powder, 3 g (½  teaspoon)
  • rice 70 g (½  cup)
  • Wood ear mushrooms, soaked and sliced small 6 g (2 pcs)
  • bran 30 g (2 Tablespoons)
  • green leafy vegetables such as spinach, mustard greens, etc. 50 g (½  cup)
  • green beans, cut into small pieces 15 g (2 Tablespoons)
  • carrots, shredded 10 ...

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Cristang Black-Pepper Crab

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 24, 2011, In : Malacca Cristang 

The liberal use of butter in this recipe shows the imported nature of the ideas for this dish. This may have come from the Portuguese influence or the Dutch or even the Goan influence.

  • 2 large, fresh mud crabs
  • 4 spring onions (scallions), sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fine shreds of fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • sprig of fresh curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely cracked black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons canned, salted black beans rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons kecap manis...

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Mango Banana Mousse

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, In : India 

Topped with a crisp caramel wafer.

  • 1 ripe mango (pulp only)
  • 2 ripe Bananas (peeled & chopped)
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) Lemon Juice
  • 120 ml (½ cup) Orange Juice
  • 125 gm (41/5 oz)Caster Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Triple Sec (e.g. Cointreau™)
  • 1 tbsp Hot Water
  • 3 Gelatin Leaves or 6 gm (1/5 oz) gelatin granules
  • 180 ml (¾ cup) Thick Cream/Whipping Cream

  1. Make a puree of  mango pulp, banana, sugar, lemon & orange juice by whatever means. (Processor, fork, sieve, potato masher all work well.)
  2. Add the gelatin...

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Cornbread 玉米麵包

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, March 12, 2011, In : Xinjiang 

Cornbread is seen the world over. Very much popularised by Southern US cuisine but also enjoyed in South Asia as leavened and unleavened breads, roti and dessert cakes akin to muffins. It's not surprising when corn is used as a staple by many communities at least for part of the year.
The Philippines, Thailand and China all have a version or rather many versions of this bread. Simple recipes for basic loaves win out every time. Freshness is the key, and ease of making is so important as the n...
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Ham and Potato Croquettes (Ham at Patatas Croquetas)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 10, 2011, In : Phillipines 

Filipino 'croquetas' are made with mashed potatoes and chopped meat or fish, usually leftovers. They are presumably derived from the Spanish croqueta but without the bechamel style filling.

  • 3 large *potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • All purpose flour for coating
  • 1 egg beaten and 1 fresh egg
  • 1 tsp cilantro, chopped
  • ½ stalk green onion, finely diced.
  • ½ tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 clove garlic.
  • Salt and pepper
  • Bread crumbs or Panko
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) milk
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) grated cheddar cheese
  • Ham, ½ cm (¼ ...

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Avocado Juice

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, March 4, 2011, In : Myanmar 

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  1. Extract the avocado pulp and place in blender.
  2. Add fresh milk and yogurt into the blender and blend it
  3. This can be sweetened with sugar or seasoned with Nuoc Mam and ground black pepper

and while looking for an image of Avocado juice this jumped out at me:

Truite Fumee sur Lit d'Avocat Pimente

  • 2 avocats / 2 avocados
  • 1 citron / 1 lemon
  • 4 tranches de truite fumée / 4 slices of smoked trout
  • 20 cl de crème fraîche épaisse ...

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Mulligatawny Soup

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, March 3, 2011, In : Malacca Cristang 
Recipe source: Gordon Ramsay:

The Cristang have their own version of this well known soup/stew but not a recipe I can locate. Gordon Ramsay's version published in the Times Online is  a fairly reliable likelihood of an outstanding product.

There are countless recipes for this classic soup, which became popular during the colonial days. Some versions use cream instead of coconut milk; others include fish or chicken. Ramsay's version packs a slight punch from the liberal use of fresh ginger an...
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Oysters n Pearls

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, February 17, 2011,

Oysters and Pearls is Chef Thomas Keller's signature dish or at least that is the way it is portrayed. It is a very clever creation both in ingredients and name.
The dish has a novelty feel of familiar  but special ingredients and would be loved by most diners. The use of cassava is a very familiar and enjoyed ingredient and the use of it as pearls brings it out of the fun realm but still to be enjoyed and relished.

A link to the full recipe is on the Australian website Lifetyle Food

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Durian Agar Gel

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, In : Malaysian (Malay) 

  • 240 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 100 gm (3½ oz) durian flesh
  • 120 ml (½ cup) coconut cream
  • 150 gm (5¼ oz) sugar
  • 12 gm (4/10 oz) agar agar powder or strips
  • 200 ml (6 3/4 fl oz) water
  • Salt

  1. Process the durian flesh with the coconut cream to a homogeneous pulp.
  2. Add the milk,  water , a pinch of salt, sugar and custard powder and mix well.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer with continuous stirring.
  4. Add the agar and allow it to dissolve with stirring. Continue simmeri...

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Baca Pimenta Fretu (Pan-Fried Pepper Steak) 香煎黑胡椒牛排

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, January 27, 2011, In : Malacca Cristang 

All Rights Reserved © Used with kind permission of Lynn Chen

Ref: by Celine J Marbeck . Author of: Cuzinhia Cristang (A Malacca Portuguese Cookbook)

  • 400 g sirloin steak
  • Marinade:
  • 1 Tbsp. thick soy sauce, 1 tbsp Worcester sauce,
  • 2 tsp. black peppercorns (coarsely crushed)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (peeled & chopped finely)
  • 1 tsp brandy (optional)
  • 4 (400 g) potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tsp. cornflour
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 large onion peeled and sliced into thick ri...

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Melonpan メロンパン

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : Japan 

Melonpan is a Japanese cake or confection. It consists of  bread being wrapped in a buttery biscuit (UK EN) or cookie (Am EN) layer then baked. It's a job for the patient but very worthwhile. Variations of this food appear in Hong Kong and Taiwan. It is very high in saturated fats, cholesterol and carbohydrates and rates as one of the top ten unhealthy snack foods in Hong Kong.

The name comes from two borrowed words: "pan" the Portuguese derived word for bun and "melon" because the original ...
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Eurasian Shepherds Pie

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

© All Rights Reserved. Used with the generous permission of (Flicker: Taking5)

  • 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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Eurasian Baked Curry Puff

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


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