Category Archives: savoury

australian lamb

We bought some Australian lamb from Rogers, the import store. RMB100/kg. It was two racks totaling 1.3 kg. Kyle did them two ways.  With the chops, he likes to do a brown sugar, garlic and cinnamon rub, which caramelizes when

australian lamb

We bought some Australian lamb from Rogers, the import store. RMB100/kg. It was two racks totaling 1.3 kg. Kyle did them two ways.  With the chops, he likes to do a brown sugar, garlic and cinnamon rub, which caramelizes when

crab

  We finally did crab curry at home (46 yuan/jin).  Used a packaged curry paste (butter chicken) and the pancakes from the angry bakery lady at the market (bought a half circle – next time get a quarter).  Really, really

crab

  We finally did crab curry at home (46 yuan/jin).  Used a packaged curry paste (butter chicken) and the pancakes from the angry bakery lady at the market (bought a half circle – next time get a quarter).  Really, really

calzones (empanada dough)

My third attempt at calzones. The first time around, I used a random bread dough, with lots of oil to make sure it was good. The second time, my first time with pastry, I cooked the crap out of them.

calzones (empanada dough)

My third attempt at calzones. The first time around, I used a random bread dough, with lots of oil to make sure it was good. The second time, my first time with pastry, I cooked the crap out of them.

meat

I attempted meat: pork. For the first time ever. Generally, fish is as raw as I get with meat and I always f*k that up somehow.  Either Kyle does the meat, we eat no meat or I buy it already

meat

I attempted meat: pork. For the first time ever. Generally, fish is as raw as I get with meat and I always f*k that up somehow.  Either Kyle does the meat, we eat no meat or I buy it already

pizza

Oven roasted vegetables with just salt and pepper, a sprinkle of lemon juice if I have it on hand, is simply delicious.  I don’t know why I grew up on steamed vegetables when they can be done like this. Pizza

pizza

Oven roasted vegetables with just salt and pepper, a sprinkle of lemon juice if I have it on hand, is simply delicious.  I don’t know why I grew up on steamed vegetables when they can be done like this. Pizza

bangers & mash

   A weisswurst.  Kyle googled it and learnt that it’s a traditional Bavarian sausage with a particular cooking method.  For a moment, he thought our Carrefour supermarket was actually selling traditional weisswursts, and was concerned about preparing it authentically.  I

bangers & mash

   A weisswurst.  Kyle googled it and learnt that it’s a traditional Bavarian sausage with a particular cooking method.  For a moment, he thought our Carrefour supermarket was actually selling traditional weisswursts, and was concerned about preparing it authentically.  I

hot dogs & buns

I used Peter Reinhart’s hot dog bun recipe.  Not my favourite, the crumb was too dense.

hot dogs & buns

I used Peter Reinhart’s hot dog bun recipe.  Not my favourite, the crumb was too dense.