South-East Asian BBQ Chicken

South-East Asian BBQ Chicken
Charcoal grilled chicken can be found from street vendors all over South-east Asia. I’d thought I’d try making some myself. 

Potato Latkes

Avichai Eisinger was coming to stay at Hanukah and he likes potatoes. So we asked his mum, Leah, what to make.

BBQ Grilling Times

BBQ Grilling Times
I’ve got a mate and his son staying at the moment. They quite like BBQ so we did a big cook up. I wanted to have all my notes for BBQ in one place, mainly cooking times, so here they are. All times assume turning the ingredient over half way through. I’ve got a Weber ...

Steak with Honey, Thyme and Mustard Glaze

I had a hankering for steak. Although the recipe is for pan fried steak I have also cooked the steak on the BBQ. That meant I didn’t get the residue in the pan, but I got the BBQ effect. Very tasty.

Danish Gingerbread

Danish Gingerbread
Kath Wattam – a Kiwi friend who lives in Copenhagen – introduced me to Danish ginger cookies. Apparently they’re a Christmas treat. I love them so tried making my own. Makes about 80 cookies. 

Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters
Galit wanted some creamed sweetcorn from a can. After half a can she had had enough … my challenge was to figure out what to do with the other half a can. Corn Fritters seemed a good solution. These come out nice and puffy and are perfect with either tomato sauce (ketchup), Greek Tzatziki, and/or ...

Honey Soy Chicken

Depending on the ingredients and proportions this recipe can be anything from a Japanese teriyaki through to a Chinese honey braised soy chicken. Whatever the consistency you’ll end up with a sweet sticky chicken delight. You will need to prepare the Honey Soy Sauce / Marinade.

Rosh HaShanah Dinner Party

We always have friends over for Rosh HaShanah. Here are three of the menu’s I’ve tried …

Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate

Chicken with Rice and Pomegranate
This is a dish from central Asia which Galit translated from Hebrew and I served up to friends. Rather good I think and has become a staple dish for Rosh Hashanah. The rice and chicken provide the substance and the pomegranate provides the zing. Serves 4-6.

Conventional and BBQ Menu 2

My Weber Charcoal Kettle BBQ has seen a bit of action this summer. This menu is a more elaborate buffet which we thought was nicely balanced. Only a small portion was on the BBQ. One of the guests has Celiac, so much of this was gluten free (indicated by *). As it happens the only ...