Thai Chicken, Potato and Loquat Curry Recipe

This afternoon we made a Thai chicken curry for dinner, with potato, zucchini, diced fresh tomatoes, freshly picked silverbeet and spring onions, some homegrown kaffir lime leaves, and homegrown loquats!

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Creamy European-style Turkey and Vegetable Curry

We bought some turkey the other day at the supermarket for a reduced price – only $6 for two very large and meaty drumsticks. After boning them out, we decided to make this deliciously mild, European-style curry. If you don’t want to use turkey you could certainly supplement this with other poultry, such as chicken. You could even use pork. The fact we didn’t have any coconut cream in the pantry inspired us to make this a European-style curry (hence the inclusion of apple, celery and carrot). The cream was actually a refreshing change from our norm, and it seemed to enhance the flavour of the spices, lending the dish a richness and complexity that was really enjoyable. This is one-pot cooking at its finest! The recipe follows…

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Spiced Apricot Chicken with Couscous Recipe

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It was a cold, rainy, and relatively depressing day today so when dinnertime came around, it was nice to be greeted with a lovely warm plate of apricot chicken and couscous. Aside from the cheesy 70s presentation, this home-cooked classic was as delicious as ever. This version, though, had a slight twist due to the addition of curry powder – something which hints at African-style dishes where meat, fruit and spices are simmered together. We used boneless chicken thighs for this, which turned out to be juicy and tender. Another one of those tasty and simple dishes to revisit this winter.

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Curry Ketchup Recipe

 

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According to Wikipedia:

“Currywurst is a typical German take-away dish, a hot pork sausage cut into slices and seasoned with ketchup and generous amounts of curry powder, or a ready-made ketchup-based sauce seasoned with curry and other spices. Usually served with french fries or bread rolls (called “Brötchen”), it is particularly popular in the metropolitan areas of the Ruhr Area, Berlin, and Hamburg.”

In attempting to make currywurst we formulated this fantastic ketchup recipe. We’re not really sure if this tastes like what they serve up in Germany, but hell, it tastes like gold to us!

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