Articles by PJ

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Valentine sweeties

Date: 15-02-2010

We normally don’t go out of our way on valentines, but we just couldn’t pass on this lovely box of sweetness from Lof der Zoetheid.

Category: Take away

Marinated Sesame Beef and salad on steamed rice

Marinated Sesame Beef and salad on steamed rice
Date: 29-01-2010

Ingredients: 3 tbs Gomadare 1tbs Soy sauce 2 small pieces of lean steak 1 baby gem lettuce julienne carrot 1 spring onion julienne cucumber 1 cup of rice Sesame seeds Vegetable oil for stir frying (Japanese) mayonaise Small …

Category: Meat, Rice, Salads

Slacking

Date: 28-01-2010

Yes, my first post of 2010. Been slacking a bit on the food front. Had a fun new years dinner/party with friends in the Hague. And being the great food blogger that I am, I didn’t make pics. …

Category: Out for dinner

Custard Tarts

Custard Tarts
Date: 15-12-2009

I had some more puff pastry sitting in the fridge and thought I wanted to try making some custard tarts. I searched online for some recipes which involved me not having to run off to the store to …

Category: Desserts & sweets

Dim Daily Take away

Date: 08-12-2009

Last sunday we went for some Dim Daily take away. Our favorite restaurant was closed so we went for the next option. It had been a while since we had food from Dim Daily. Don’t think we’ll be …

Category: Take away

Courgette Pancakes

Courgette Pancakes
Date: 03-12-2009

Ingredients: Self raising flour Milk Courgette Garlic powder Salt/pepper 1 egg 2 tbs grated parmesan Cut the courgette into 3 pieces, then cut into thin narrow strips. Pan fry the courgette into a bit of oil. Add seasoning …

Category: Side dishes, Snacks

Chinese Favorites

Date: 02-12-2009

A post about some of my favorite Chinese dishes. Excuse the bad quality phone pics, but I just had to share these. Also not sure about the “correct spelling” of these dishes. I might be of Chinese descent, …

Category: Out for dinner

Miniature Mushroom and Gorgonzola Tarts

Miniature Mushroom and Gorgonzola Tarts
Date: 30-11-2009

Ingredients: Puff pastry Chestnut mushrooms Gorgonzola Garlic powder Oregano Cut out approximately 3″ diameter rounds, place rounds in a greased muffin tray. For the filling, dice up your mushrooms fairly small and fry these in some butter. Add …

Category: Snacks

Soy Sesame Eggplant

Soy Sesame Eggplant
Date: 30-11-2009

With my roasted potatoes I had this eggplant dish. To serve 2 all you need is 1 eggplant, a bit of oil, soy sauce and sesame seeds. Cut fairly thick slices of eggplant, if the slices are too …

Category: Side dishes

Perfectly roasted potatoes

Perfectly roasted potatoes
Date: 30-11-2009

I tried to recreate a dish I had at a salad bar a while ago. Roasted potatoes with the skin kept on. For this “recipe” all you need is floury potatoes with fairly unblemished skin and some oil. …

Category: Potato, Side dishes