Monthly Archives: January 2013

Southern-style Ribs

Full-flavoured, smoky ribs…the best we’ve ever had on the BBQ   Ingredients: 2 Lbs of ribs 2 tsp garlic powder 1 TBS fleur de sal 1 TBS crushed black pepper 1 tsp Cayenne pepper 2 tsp ground cumin 1 TBS smoked paprika 1 TBS dry mustard powder 2 TBS brown sugar 2 tsp worcestershire sauce […]

Thai Seafood Curry with a Basar Masala twist

This dish is eye-rollingly good! So fresh. So swimmingly pleasing. A gimme-more taste sensation.   Ingredients:   For the Thai Curry Sauce: 1/2 Cup fresh coriander (stems and leaves), chopped 1 Can coconut milk 1/2 a small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 Thumb fresh ginger, grated 4 Garlic cloves, crushed 2 TBS fish sauce 1 […]

Caramelised, BBQ-charred, Pork

    I never thought a pork dish could taste and deliver the same satisfaction of a delicious steak…until now! This is our favourite BBQed pork dish. The right pork cuts with the perfect amount of fat, cooked over a high heat BBQ… the marinade on the pork caramelises, the fat melts and you will […]

Algarve piri-piri chicken

  Mouthwatering, succulent and oh-so-tasty! Our best Portuguese piri-piri chicken to date.   Ingredients: A 1000g chicken 2 TBS red pepper paste (massa de pimientos) – if you can’t find…crush some roasted red peppers with salt 3 Bay leaves, crushed Juice of a  lemon (3/4 for the marinade and 1/4 for the drizzle) 1 tsp […]

Cabanas de Tavira Chili-Lime-Cilantro Drizzled Herring (2 alternate recipes)

Hey! We’re on the Algarve again and are in Cabanas de Tavira so we have to name the dish after Cabanas. But, it essentially has a Korean twist…and what a delightful fresh taste-popper dish this is. For an alternative, which we loved even more,  scroll down for the 2nd recipe.   Ingredients: 2 x 10″ […]