Arirang Korean restaurant

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We often go out to dinner on a Friday evening. Airiang opened a few weeks ago at our local Shopping center–Market place in Gunghalin.  The food was fresh and we were served very… Continue reading

Pork rib soup

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Another favourite long simmered soup. Pork ribs soup with chinese herbs: goji seeds, dried lotus seeds, barley, chinese almonds, dried logan flesh—and various other dried herbs.

Zucchini, Tomatoes, Scarlet Runner Beans

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Pasta: maccheroni al ferretto Cooked with home-grown zucchini, tomatoes and coriander. Topped with shredded parmesan Doubled fried scarlet beans with dried shrimps, chillies and garlic. The purple beans turn green when cooked. I… Continue reading

Diakon, Beef, Red Date Soup

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We love the slow simmered soups. One of my favourite is beef with diakon and dried red dates. Pork ribs soup with chinese herbs: goji seeds, dried lotus seeds, barley, chinese almonds, dried… Continue reading

Blu Ginger Indian Restaurant

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Stephen and Donna took us out to dinner at the Blue ginger. We had some interesting dishes. Entrees Vegetarian samosas and chicken akbari . Chicken akbari was chicken mince  stuffed with chopped coriander… Continue reading

Christmas in January

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We had a January Christmas dinner when Stephen, Donna and Lily were in Canberra last week. Justine joined us as well, as her siblings were in Armidale and her hubby canoeing.

Curried rice salad

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Rice Salad made in a jiffy. Make a dressing of vinegar, oil, sugar, curry powder  and salt in a small bottle.  Dice an apple into small cubes. Mix rice and dressing. Add diced… Continue reading

Baked beans with a difference

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These baked beans were made with blended skinned grilled red peppers and hot chilli powder to taste.

Recycled baked chicken wings with vegetables

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Here is an idea on using left over baked chicken wings. Deep fry them and pour over a sauce made from finely chopped garlic ginger, chillies,  fish sauce, vinegar and sugar. Noodles with… Continue reading

Potatoes, Cucumber, Tomatoes, Berries

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My New Year resolution is to list some of the food I prepare.  Here is dinner for New Year’s day. Baked home grown potatoes Simple salad with Tasmanian dressing composed of condensed milk,… Continue reading