Easy Cajun Beef Stew

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I was on a secret diet. GM diet. I will tell you about that later, but first, let me share you one of the most satisfying recipe I have eaten when I was on that diet. After being stripped from the right of having any kind of meat for 4 days, on the 5th

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Grilled Steak with Mashed Pumpkin and Tomato Basil Salad

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I don’t like mashed potato, and somebody thinks it’s blasphemy. It’s a shame, I don’t really like anything potato except for French fries… oh, and maybe hash browns. So instead of mashed potato, I make mashed pumpkin to go with a dish like grilled steak or baked chicken. Pumpkin is so light, sweet, healthy,

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Spaghetti with Thai Red Curry Meat Sauce

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I love pasta with Asian twist. I like the texture of pasta, but I just love and comfortable with Asian flavor in food more. Not that I don’t like authentic pasta sauces. I do. But if I have to pick between regular meat sauce and curry meat sauce, I pick the later no question

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Easy Noodle Soup with Marinated Meat

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Noodle soup is a popular street food in Thailand. There are so many kinds of noodle soup. It can be made with chicken, duck, seafood or any kind of proteins. There are also so many different varieties of noodle used in noodle soup dishes. It can be thick and flat or thin like angle

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Thai Sukiyaki with Marinated Meat

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Remember I told you about Thai Sukiyaki before? It’s a comforting soup with vegetable, meat, bean thread noodle and sukiyaki sauce, the pungent chili base sauce with sesame seeds. I showed you the seafood version of this dish before. Today I just made it with marinated meat. You can use any kind of red meat

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Beef Stew with Marjoram and Wild Apple

I have two and a half hours by myself every late morning after Yaseen go to school. It is one of my favourite moments of the day to be secluded from everything else. I have a great space on an old couch that is very warm and comforting. It is also situated on the

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Homemade Pumpkin Pasta with Meatballs

It’s not easy to not fall in love with homemade pasta at first bite. Homemade pasta feels more fresh and tender. What I love the most about it is how wonderfully it drenched and absorbed in any kind of dressing and sauce. We served homemade pasta often at home whenever there’s time enough to play

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Thai Beef Jerky (Sun-Dried Beef)

I grew up with the smell of deep fried beef swept from the kitchen door. The breakfast was ready as I heard the last bang of spatula against the wok and the sizzle sound of hot oil vanished. The crispy strips of deep fried beef jerky arranged on the plate, I still saw the

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Panang Beef

The smell of Thai Panang curry dominates the air of my kitchen today. The smell of kaffir lime leaves seduced every soul in wondering where my simmering Panang beef is. The pungent aroma is so intensify when I first stir fry the fresh homemade Panang curry paste in coconut cream and the fragrances of

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Lamb Korma

Many people who dislike lamb like my husband because of its strong smell have surrendered and ate up the whole pot of this delicious Lamb Korma. The spices and herbs wonderfully cover up the meaty smell and turn it into the beautiful aroma. Korma is like a curry but thicken by yoghurt, cream, coconut cream

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