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Thai Rice Wraps

For the wraps: • 8-12 rice wrappers (can be found at some large retailers or specialist stores) • 200g fotu, temphe or canned black beans, cooked to taste • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced with a julienne peeler or mandolin • 1 red sweet pepper, thinly sliced into strips • 1 yellow sweet pepper, thinly […]

Braised spatchcocks with choy sum

1 Cut along both sides of spatchcocks’ backbones: discard backbones. Cut each spatchcock into four pieces. Rinse under cold water; pat dry with absorbent paper 2 Cook spatchcock, in batches, in a large lightly oiled saucepan until browned lightly both sides. Cook leek, garlic, onion and bacon in the same pan, stirring, about 5 minutes or until leek softens. Add wine, stock and bay leaves; bring to a boil. Return spatchcocks with any juices to pan, reduce heat;

Salad niçoise

200g green bean, trimmed, chopped coarsely 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup (80g) gherkins 2 lebanese cucumbers (260g), sliced thickly 1 medium red onion (170g), sliced thinly 150g mesclun 6 hard-boiled eggs quartered with yolks removed 425g can tuna in spring water, drained LIGHT VINIGRETTE 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice 1 […]

Poached flathead with nam jim and herb salad

8 flathead fillets (1kg) 1 litre (4 cups) water 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon lime juice NAM JIM 2 cloves garlic, quartered 3 long green chillies, seeded, chopped coarsely 2 coriander roots 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons grated palm sugar 3 shallots (75g), chopped coarsely 1/3 cup  (75ml) lime juice 1 tablespoon peanut […]