Restaurant Style Rogan Josh

  Rogan Josh is delicious mutton or lamb curry: the name literally means ‘stewed in butter’.  No wonder I love it so much.  I can’t think of anything that I wouldn’t like if it was slow-cooked in butter.  Especially if that something was tender bits of lamb with spices.  The entire dish is as comforting…

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FEEDING REFLECTIONS (WEEK 1)

So, after one week of the MAMIL Feeding plan, how are things going?   “Fairly well” is the less-than-dramatic answer. After a hungry Monday and Tuesday (and a bit of a cheat on Wednesday because it was a public holiday here in Malaysia), Thursday and Friday saw me get into the swing of snacking in…

HOW TO FEED YOUR MAMIL

Question: When is a MAMIL (Middle Aged Man In Lycra) not a MAMIL?   Answer: When it is a guinea pig! One of the best things about my wife’s food blog is that I get to eat it. She cooks things that actually go on the table every day, not weird pumpkin spice quinoa balls…

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

        Things I remember about my Ukranian grandmother:  Her Brooklyn accent whenever I talked to her on the phone. She was a big believer of soaking her poultry in brine before cooking. AND 3. Her stuffed cabbage rolls recipe. What was her secret for delicious stuffed cabbage rolls? Sad to say, I…

Karaage Chicken

          I first learned how to make karaage (kara a gee) chicken in a Japanese cooking class whilst living in Beijing.  That was where I learned that coating things in cornstarch and frying until crispy was inspired by Chinese cooking to which I say, thank you China. For me, karaage chicken is…