Tag Archives: Appetizer

Garlic Prawns on Toast Recipe

“Spanish appetizer with a twist of Asian flavour that whets your appetite”

Just to share the recipe here.. I still do not have time to re-produce this at home yet, but am happy to share the recipe with you first.

Try this at home and do let me know your successful outcome!

Ingredients
20 pieces of Tiger prawns, shelled with tail remained intact
Rye bread (or bread of your choice), slightly toasted

20 gram of fresh Rosemary (about 1 sprig)
10 gram Kaffir lime leaf (about 2 -3 leaves)
1 tablespoon of chopped garlic
1 tablespoon of thinly sliced red chili
1 cup of (drinking) white wine
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 small cube of butter
Pinch of salt and pepper

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Avocado Sweet Special

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I told you into previous post on first baby food. Avocado is the greatest and tastier fruit to be indulged.

Indeed, this simplest and tastiest recipe makes the avocado much more pleasurable to eat. The add-on sweetness from my recipe elevates the original creamy and buttery taste of the avocado which goes well with plain crackers.

Yes, simply top this delicious avocado paste on the plain cracker to eat. It doesn’t really matter which time I have this, it will just make my day brighter, or simply end it on a sweet note.

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Homemade Mango & Strawberry Salsa

“Fruits day, it’s not necessary to be in liquid or paste form. I make fruits into refreshing briny salsa dish.”

I saw a very great Japanese pork chop cutlet from a Japanese variety show in tv, and decided to try it out as it looks really alluring (Show you the recipe next time!).

To make my pork chop meal more balance with both dry and moist dishes, the fruit salsa came to my mind. I had thus craving to make mt own salsa as I find it a great complement to something dry, like pork chop, since it contrasts the taste and texture.. The super refreshing mouthfeel to have a chilled side dish like salsa for piping hot pork chop is also what I was looking for.

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Sugar Cane Fish Meat Drumsticks

“An absolute kid-pleaser dish.. Fun to see, nice to eat!”

Having trouble getting your kids (or the big kid) to eat more fish?
Cook this to make the fish dish more fun. A way to disguise the fish meat in a fun-looking drumstick-like appearance, the kids will be more than willing to pick up one to try. Yes, it works!

This sugar cane fish meat drumstick tasted very delicate with an aroma of egg coated on the surface of the fish drumstick. I liked the tenderness in the fish meat, too.

This will surely be an impressive snacks to be served to your guests during a casual tea party at home, too!

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Mini Shrimp Toast

“My creation of shrimp toast, have it like crunchy bread squares, or luxury version of French toast with shrimp paste topping.”

This cute and handy open-face toast is often a hit for snack/ tea time when small and light bites are needed, and minced shrimp is the shortcut tips of the busy day. However, all shrimp toasts are not created equal, mine is tailored to taste homely with regards for your health… less oil, less fry.

Children will love it, if you serve with an addition of salad cream or mayonnaise. It creates kind of refreshing bites together with the soft and moist shrimp paste in the palate. But for me, as a regular diet-watcher, no cream, of course, I sprinkled a touch of Italian herbs and coarsely grounded black pepper when served.

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Sour Cream Bowtie Pasta

“Light and refreshing sour creamed pasta. Good as mains or eat as sides”

It’s beautiful in appearance with the choice of bowtie shaped pasta, and light savoury taste for the palate as a side dish with the use of sour cream instead of full cream or butter. Spice the pasta dish up with some chili flakes or paprika, this pasta is imaginably delicious and appetizing.

There was this old male friend of mine, asked me, where to get the sour cream, as he wanted to get one for his baked potatoes the other time. He tried looking for it in the supermarket at dry goods section (where you find bottled mayonnaise and other dressing), but in vain. So, now you know you won’t be able to find it at the dry goods area, of course. Fresh sour cream has to be refrigerated! Find sour cream in small tubs from the chilled compartment where you find butter, margarine, yogurt and whipped cream (smile).

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