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New Zealand’s mussel with Thai spicy sauce

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Thai Mussels

Ingredients 15 New Zealand Greenshell Mussels (half shell) 50gm Carrot – julienne 50gm Mung Bean Sprouts 50gm Red Capsicum – julienne 20gm Peanuts – rough chopped 20gm Spring Onions – julienne 15gm Dried Banana Chips – rough chopped 15 Young Small Lettuce Leaves (small boat shape) Dressing ½ Red Chilli (medium heat) – chopped ½ […]

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Caviar

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Caviar

Caviar is a delicacy made from the eggs of a roe fish. Caviar can be served as an appetizer or as a garnish. Known for its buttery texture and lusciously salty taste, caviar is also rich in many nutrients. Vitamin A Caviar is abundant in vitamin A. Also considered an important antioxidant, vitamin A is necessary […]

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Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp

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Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp

Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp Recipe Makes: 10 to 15 servings as finger food Total Time: 15 minutes plus 2 to 12 hours for pickling Hands-On Time: 15 minutes Ingredients For the cooking liquid: 1 red onion, quartered 4 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick 4 garlic cloves, smashed 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black peppercorns […]

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Fried Zucchini

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fried-zucchini

Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 1 3/4 cups freshly grated Parmesan 1 1/2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 3 medium zucchini, cut into 3-inch long by 1/2-inch wide strips Method: Pour enough oil into a large frying pan to reach a depth of 2 inches. Heat the oil over medium […]

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Russian Salad

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History: Historians believe that this salad was the creation of a French chef, M. Olivier, owner and chef of The Hermitage restaurant in Moscow, Russia in the 1860s. Originally cold roast game was used in the salad instead of chicken. All I know is that I can’t imagine the Christmas season without it….can you?   […]

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3 Things to Grill in Foil

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Ever wondered what you gonna cook this Sunday before the games. Well there is only 3 things to grill this Autumn…. the rest is all wine. Jerk Chicken Wings Toss 6 split chicken wings, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and 3 tablespoons jerk seasoning on a sheet of foil. Form a packet. Grill over high heat, […]

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White crab and new potato recipe

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White crab and new potato recipe

This have to be my favourite side dish. It uses a little white crab meat and transforms the humble potato salad into something quite special, using my favourite crab seasonings of lemon, chilli, parsley and good extra virgin olive oil. Shaved fennel can also be added. It serves 4. You will need…   Ingredients: 1kg […]

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Spinach Roulade

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Spinach Roulade

Want to surprise your mother… want to impress your girlfriend…want to seduce your husband again…. Look no further. Spinach Roulade  is your best shot.   Ingredients: 300g spinach 1/4 nutmeg 2 cloves garlic-finely chopped 2 dill-finely chopped 4 egg whites 2 tbs corn flour 200g cheese 50g yogurt 200g smoked ham (or just ham) salt […]

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Stuffed Baby Mushrooms

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Some New Year’s Eve favorite foods are traditional and some are trendy. Whether you are planning a full meal or party finger foods, here is one recipe  that gonna fit in any New Year’s Eve menu-Stuffed Baby Mushrooms.   Ingredients: 16 baby portobello mushrooms (creminis) 1 pound ground chicken or turkey breast-now you know what […]