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Five Spice Pan Fried Duck Breast with Shitake Mushroom, Aubergine, Fresh Tomato and Oyster Sauce Stir Fry Recipe

I do love comfort food. This is one of those recipes we make again and again as it is so tasty. We first saw the original recipe a few years a go on a John Torode’s programme but have adapted it to our liking. 318 more words


Two Calicos

First, the answer to the previous Count the Cats is six.  The tricky one is here:

Quot was hiding in the shadows back there.  (I kept Five-Spice in the crop to match the post title better.) 122 more words


Braised Five Spice Pork Belly with Quail Eggs


400g pork belly (cut into 1-inch pieces)

15 nos quail eggs (hard-boiled and shelled)

1 stalk spring onion (trimmed and sectioned)

2 slices young ginger… 133 more words

Main Dishes

Five spice crispy tofu

Akkurat, på norsk altså sprø tofu med kinesisk “five spice” krydderblanding, som består av anis, nellik, fennikel, kanel og svart pepper. Jeg antar at kineserne lager five spice på samme måte som indere lager garam masala; hvert hus har sin variajon. 168 more words

A Selection of Kittykins

Yesterday was quite sunny and Praline enjoyed a nap at the front of the house.  I enjoyed actually being able to tell that his very furry tummy has belly spots. 183 more words


Winter comfort food - Chinese Beef Stew with Radish and Dried Bean Curd (牛腩煲)

I have this fixation for radishes lately.  I read it can help one lose weight.  I need all the help I can get.  The Japanese use radish a lot in their cooking and by now, I realise the chinese do too.   458 more words


My Saturday's lunch

I love five spice mix and I like duck! So, this Saturday I decided to combine the two and make a delicious crispy skin five spice duck breast. 180 more words

Savoury Treats