Monday, February 11, 2013

Food, food, food!

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."  
- Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own


Nasi minyak, with chicken curry and acar sayur


Chicken sausage wrap with Aioli sauce


Lamb Rogan Josh


Paruppu vada or dal vada



Grilled lamb with husband's homemade black pepper sauce, rosemary sauteed vegetables and my homemade potato gratin

Recipe: Potato Gratin

Ingredients:

4 potato
2 cloves of garlic
a knob of butter
thickened cream
cheese
salt
pepper 

Directions:

1. Rub your baking dish with garlic and butter and put aside.
2. Peel and slice the potato as thinly as possible. But if you have food processor then it will be easier.
3. Layer the potatoes in the dish, adding a little salt and pepper between layers.
4. Once you get your desired layer of potatoes, pour in thickened cream and sprinkle generous amount of cheese on top of it.
5. Cook in the microwave for about 20 minutes. 
6. If your microwave has a grill function, finish the gratin under the grill for another 5-10 minutes.

*For traditional way of baking potato gratin: Cook it in oven for about 1.5 hours at 160C

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