Thai Fish Cakes With Cucumber Sauce

Ingredients Fish Cakes 450 g/1 lb white fish fillet, cut into cubes 1 tablespoon red curry paste* 1 egg (Tested with Khaleej eggs) 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 spring onions, roughly chopped ½ teaspoon crushed galangal or ginger ½ teaspoon crushed garlic 1 fresh red or green chilli, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander […]

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Martabak (Stuffed Flatbread Squares)

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour (Tested with Al Baker all-purpose flour) ¼ teaspoon salt 2/3 cups water (approx) 5 tablespoons oil, plus extra for greasing and frying Filling 1 tablespoon oil 1 small onion, finely chopped ½ green chilli, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 150g/6 oz minced meat ½ teaspoon hawaij (refer to […]

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Rich Fruit Cake

Ingredients 2 cups/200 g/8 oz plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ cup/150 g/ 6oz butter ¾ cup/150 g/ 6oz caster sugar 3 large eggs 2 cups/450 g/1lb chopped mixed dried fruit (seedless, raisins, sultanas, currants) ¼ cup/50 g/2 oz glacé cherries ¼ cup/50 g/2 oz chopped candied peel Milk or orange juice as required […]

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Pumpkin And Coconut Soup

Ingredients 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock 3 heaped cups diced pumpkin 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 inch galangal or ginger, chopped 1 fresh red or green chili, chopped ½ teaspoon coriander powder(Tested with Shama Coriander powder) ½ teaspoon cumin powder (Tested with Shama Cumin  powder) 1 stalk lemon grass, finely […]

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Pad Thai With Prawns

Ingredients 200g/8 oz dried rice noodles/rice sticks, soaked for 15 minutes 3 tablespoons grated palm sugar 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp 3 tablespoons fish sauce 3 tablespoons sesame oil 3 tablespoons peanut oil 3 shallots, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 or 2 fresh red chillies, finely chopped 3 eggs, beaten (Tested with Khaleej […]

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Mango Coconut Ice Cream

Ingredients 1 cup fresh or frozen mango purée 1 cup coconut milk 1 tablespoon lime juice ½ cup caster sugar, or to taste 1 cup heavy cream Method Place the mango purée, coconut milk, lime juice and sugar in a blender and process till the sugar dissolves and the mixture is smooth. In a bowl, […]

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Green Chicken Curry

Ingredients 3 tablespoons oil 450 g/1lb boneless chicken, cut into 1½ inch cubes (Tested with Al Khazna chicken) 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 teaspoons grated palm sugar or brown sugar 1 cup thick coconut milk Salt to taste 8-10 basil leaves, roughly torn Green Curry Paste 1 cup coriander leaves 1 small onion, roughly chopped 3-4 green […]

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