Lamb


ROAST RACK OF LAMB WITH ROSEMARY AND TZATZIKI
I usually resort to lamb when there are celebrations like birthdays in a family. We all love lamb, especially the youngest lol. He loves it to the bone We have grandpa visiting us all the way from Indonesia and it’s his birthday. The kids have the luxury of having grandpa […]

ROAST RACK OF LAMB WITH ROSEMARY AND TZATZIKI


LAMB CHOPS WITH THAI PANANG CURRY
Lamb is one of our favorite meat dishes, including my 2 1/2-year old daughter. As you know, fusing different flavor into a dish is also a favorite thing of mine to do. Panang (phanaeng) curry is one of the variety of Thai curries. It is milder compare to Thai red […]

LAMB CHOPS WITH THAI PANANG CURRY


MUTTON SOUP / SUP KAMBING
Mention mutton soup or known as sup kambing at the town where I grew up, you can see some horrors in my parents’ face. Not because they taste horrible. In fact, this is one very delicious soup. My parents and many older generations believe that when you consume mutton soup, […]

MUTTON SOUP / SUP KAMBING



KIBBEH BALLS
The kibbeh balls are one of the well-known dish from the Middle East. The shell/skin of the kibbeh is made of mixture of bulgur, onion, and beef, lamb or goat meat. The filling also contains some meat with fried pine nuts. It is usually shaped like a torpedo, but some […]

KIBBEH BALLS


LAMB ROGAN JOSH
Rogan josh is one of my favorite curry dish. It’s a red-looking curry originated from Persian. The red color doesn’t mean that this dish is extremely hot even though there is some chili involved. There are several different versions of rogan josh too. Some people included tomato to impart that […]

LAMB ROGAN JOSH


GRILLED KAFTA
Kafta is one of the most popular meat dish in Middle Eastern and South Asian countries. There are quite numbers of varieties of Kafta available out there, but the kafta is traditionally made with a mixture of minced lamb and beef. Some also uses seafood such as shrimp and fish […]

GRILLED KAFTA



NORWEGIAN LAMB AND CABBAGE / FARIKAL
I decided to pack my kitchen with me and head to Norway for an adventure. Just kidding! I’m still physically here, but we did have some cooking adventure trying out several Norwegian dishes with Authentic Norwegian Cooking by Astrid Karlsen Scott . It’s interesting how much you can learn and […]

NORWEGIAN LAMB AND CABBAGE / FARIKAL


MOLOKAI LAMB LOIN WITH CABERNET-GARLIC SAUCE
Molokai is one of the islands of Hawaii that I’ve never been to myself. From what I know, majority of tourists normally will hit Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii for vacation. So far, we’ve only visited Oahu and Kauai and now I know I have 6 more islands that I […]

MOLOKAI LAMB LOIN WITH CABERNET-GARLIC SAUCE


BARBECUED LAMB CHOPS/ 燒 烤羊 排
One of my most fond memories from childhood was the late supper we often had. Some food stalls started their business at late hour around 9:00 pm or later. These are the late night street food and I’m always thrilled whenever my dad rode his scooter to somewhere nearby and […]

BARBECUED LAMB CHOPS/ 燒 烤羊 排




TIKKA KEBABS
Kebab or Kabab is a meat dish originated from Persia. The meats are threaded in skewers and grilled in open fire. The traditional meat used for kebabs are lamb, however, this also depends on the meat availability, taste, cultures, belief, etc and lamb is not the only meat used for […]

TIKKA KEBABS


lamb/veal 2
If you are planning for a Valentine’s dinner, maybe this dish maybe somewhat special and different (in a good way) and you won’t get stuck in the kitchen for too long either. Bacem is a cooking method popular in Java, Indonesia, for tofu and tempeh. The tofu and tempeh are […]

KAMBING BACEM/ SPICED TAMARIND LAMB



MANSAF 4
Mansaf is a national dish of Jordan. This traditional lamb casserole is served at celebration such as wedding banquet, graduation party, etc and holiday festive like Eid El-Fitr (or what we called Idul Fitri in Indonesia) feast. The dish is cooked in monstrous portion to serve big crowds. I did […]

MANSAF


EL BABOOR LAMB KEBAB
El Baboor lamb kebab was inspired by the Syrian kebab halabi, grilled and then baked in a spicy tomato sauce. Janna Gur mentioned in her The Book of New Israeli Food cookbook that this El Baboor lamb kebab was introduced by two Israeli to her with few delicious changes: grilled […]

EL BABOOR LAMB KEBAB


BAKED LAMB PATTIES IN TAHINI SAUCE
Tahini is used widely in Middle Eastern cuisine. Tahini is a thick paste made from crushed sesame seeds. High in protein and other nutrients, it is a flavorful base for cooking. It is a basic ingredient in various hummus dishes, as a sauce for meat, fish, vegetables and dessert. In […]

BAKED LAMB PATTIES IN TAHINI SAUCE



KAZAKH NOODLES WITH LAGHMAN SAUCE
I think it was about 13 years ago when I first had my orientation as a freshman at college in Oklahoma. I remember I went to the school cafeteria with newly-made friends from other countries. I was introduced to this other student, who looked Asian, however, he told me that […]

KAZAKH NOODLES WITH LAGHMAN SAUCE


SHEPHERD'S/COTTAGE PIE WITH RUTABAGA TOPPING
I had always wanted to make my own shepherd’s/cottage pie for a long time but never got around to do that. But I finally did. And a mean one too! 😉 This shepherd’s/cottage pie with rutabaga topping is from Martha Stewart’s Living cookbook. In early cookery books, the dish was […]

SHEPHERD’S/COTTAGE PIE WITH RUTABAGA TOPPING


SPICED LAMB WITH CREAMY EGGPLANT/ HUNKAR BEGENDI
Off to Turkey we are this week Turkish cuisine ranks as one of the three great world cuisines (along with French and Chinese) and has a long and complex history. It is wonderfully spiced and has complex flavors. There is a saying that when you eat in Turkey, you eat […]

SPICED LAMB WITH CREAMY EGGPLANT/ HUNKAR BEGENDI



KENYAN LAMB STIR-FRY/ SUKUMA WIKI
Stir-fry has indeed became one of those dishes that you will immediately link to Asia cuisine when you hear it. Perhaps because Stir-frying indeed one of the most common cooking methods in Asia. The wok and the stir-frying, almost goes hand-in-hand all the time. I learnt from The Soul Of […]

KENYAN LAMB STIR-FRY/ SUKUMA WIKI


HONEY-BALSAMIC LAMB CHOPS
Lamb has now become our favorite meat besides chicken, pork and beef. Lamb is not very commonly used in Southeast Asia. The major complain with lamb (at least at my side of family) is its strong taste or maybe we can say it’s too gamey ? We grew up never […]

HONEY-BALSAMIC LAMB CHOPS