Monthly Archives: June 2008

Pickled bamboo, poached chicken and lobster salad

Serves: 4 as a starter Prep: 30 min, plus cooling Cook: 5 min Ingredients 1 live lobster, 700g 90g Pickled Bamboo 2 Poached Chicken Breasts pinch of racked white pepper, for sprinkling dashes of extra virgin olive oil, for drizzling … Continue reading

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Luscious bacon braised with red wine and fresh cherries

Serves: 6 Prep: 15 min, plus 3-4 hrs marinating Cook: 55 min Ingredients 250ml Red wine 150g fresh cherries 115g dried sour cherries 8 tsp Sugar 1 tsp Salt 40ml extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic clove, crushed 125ml sherry … Continue reading

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Kingfish served raw, with sour, salty and fragrant dressing

Serves: 2 quickcook Prep: 20 min Cook: 5 min Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 Spring onions, finely sliced 1 tbsp white sugar 1 tsp sea salt 4 tsp sherry vinegar 1 medium-sized lemon 200g sashimi-grade kingfish, or … Continue reading

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Japanese aubergines with garlic, olive oil and tomatoes

Serves: 4-6 vegetarian Prep: 15 min Cook: 1 hr Ingredients 550g Aubergines, (ideally Japanese or Chinese) 120ml extra virgin olive oil 7 garlic clove, finely diced 1/4 bunch of Thyme 2 vine-ripened tomatoes, finely sliced juice of 1 lemon pinch … Continue reading

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Goong Goong’s pickles

Serves: Makes 2.5 kg pickles vegetarian Prep: 30 min, plus marinating and 3 days developing Cook: 10 min Ingredients 700g Savoy cabbage 2 Carrots, peeled 1 Cucumber, unpeeled 1 daikon radish, (mooli), peeled 1 bunch of red radishes, halved 110g … Continue reading

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French-style braised octopus

Serves: 6 Prep: 30 min, plus 1 hr marinating Cook: 1 hr 5 min Ingredients 1.5kg baby octopus 250ml extra virgin olive oil 3 medium carrots, peeled, quartered lengthways and sliced 3 celery sticks, sliced in half lengthways and sliced … Continue reading

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Dry-fried Green Beans with Hoisin Sauce and Garlic

Serves: 4 vegetarian quickcook Prep: 10 min Cook: 5 min Ingredients For the beans 45ml vegetable oil, for shallow frying 150g green beans For the sauce 2 large red chillies 1.5 tbsp hoi sin sauce 1 garlic clove, finely chopped … Continue reading

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