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  • Vegetables

    Grilled Vegetable Salad

    I make this salad very often because it is very popular among my family members. It can be a great side dish for a variety of main dishes. I always season simply with Salt and Black Pepper, and add Fetta which is essential for this salad. It’s a very versatile salad. You might wish to …

  • Vegetables

    Greek Salad

    Melbourne, where I live, has a very large Greek population. Actually Greek community of Melbourne is the largest Greek-speaking population outside of Greece and Cyprus. And Greek Food is hugely popular here. This is my Greek Salad that I often make. As I always add salty Fetta and Olives, I season the salad very lightly. …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Chicken

    Mexican Chicken Baked Rice

    Today I tried to make my ‘Chicken & Chorizo Baked Rice’ into Mexican flavour. I basically added the same Spices that I use to cook ‘Chilli Con Carne’. I didn’t add Chorizo today, but you can add it. The brilliant addition to this dish is Cheese. I used ‘Cheese Mix for Baking’, that is a …

  • Beef Pork Vegetables

    ‘Golubtsi’ Stuffed Capsicums

    Several years ago, I received a message form a person, whose name was Asa, about Cabbage Rolls. She wrote that Cabbage Rolls are known as ‘Golubtsi’ in Eastern European region where her family is from, and she introduced me a ‘lazy’ form of ‘Golubtsi’. She kindly gave me her recipe and I have shared it …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Stir-fried Chicken Breast, Capsicum & Bamboo Shoot

    There is a Chinese stir-fry dish of Beef, Capsicum and Bamboo Shoot. This is my Chicken version of it. Thinly sliced Chicken Breast is best suitable for this stir-fry. Bamboo Shoot is essential. Canned Bamboo Shoot is available from Asian Grocery stores and many supermarket stores. It doesn’t take long to cook thinly sliced Chicken …

  • Beef Potato

    Chilli Con Carne Cottage Pie

    I usually serve Chilli Con Carne with Rice. But today I tried to make it into Cottage Pie. Mashed Potato could go well with any flavour and I though this would be delicious, and I was right. I usually don’t add Cheese to my Cottage Pie, but today I added some shredded Tasty Cheese and …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Lentil Salad

    Canned Beans are very handy to stock in the pantry. Using them, a nice salad like this one can be made very easily. You may wish to cook Lentils by yourself as it doesn’t take long to cook them. I still enjoy using Canned Lentils. Today I used Cucumber, Grape Tomatoes, Carrot, Red Capsicum and …

  • Beef Other Soup Vegetables

    Stewed Beef & Vegetables

    This is the simplest Stewed Beef & Vegetables, I suppose. Today I had some chunky cuts of Beef for casserole, and I wanted to cook something very light. So, I simply stewed everything in Vegetable Stock and seasoned with Slat & Black Pepper. I thought the soup needed some acidity, then I added a Tomato. …

  • Vegetables

    Baked Red Capsicum

    Vegetable prices are rising lately. The other day I saw a bag of wonky Red Capsicums at a local green grocer, and it was cheap. Of course, I bought one. Wonky Vegetables taste the same, you know. I was a little tired today and I couldn’t bother doing any extra work to cook the wonky …

  • Fish Yakisoba

    Canned Mackerel Yakisoba

    I thank whoever started making Canned Mackerel. Such a wonderful food product, lasts long in the pantry, ready to use anytime, and absolutely versatile and delicious. Today I used it for Yakisoba, Japanese style stir-fried Noodles. Some people say Mackerel has strong fishy smell. I suggest to add some Curry Powder to it so that …

  • Other Soup

    Easy Borscht

    The most famous Ukrainian dish is definitely ‘Borscht’. There are many variations as it is cooked in many different countries. They say every region in Ukraine has its own ‘Borscht’. This soup is so famous and even I often cook it in Melbourne, Australia, and I am Japanese. Today I served ‘Borscht’ with ‘Pampushky’, Ukrainian …

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