Stuff tagged with pasta

One night in Italy

I decided to host a dinner party for some friends, which ended up being a lot of fun, not least of all because I drank a lot of wine. I called the dinner party, una notte in italia, or: one … Continue reading
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Food for family

My cousin Tim is soon departing for a foodie’s dream job in Singapore. We decided to have one more cook-off before he leaves, to try some of the things we’d been meaning to have a go at, as well as … Continue reading
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How to make a stable cream sauce

Rather than add copious amounts of butter and double cream and reduce (which a lot of cooks recommend,) try to restrain them: use single whipping cream instead (35% milkfat, no thickening gelatine) and firm up the sauce using cornflour + … Continue reading
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Warm plates II

I’ve been really, really busy lately. That’s the excuse. Anyway … While holidaying in London, we happened across a nondescript Asian eatery (an amazingly abhorrent blend of Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, and whatever else it could grab its hands on,) at … Continue reading
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Warm plates

I have a couple of side projects coming up—amongst having another cookalong with my cousin, I’m hoping to host a dinner party for some friends. I’m still working on the menu, so it’s very up in the air at this … Continue reading
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Gastronomia II

This is gastronomia, part two. That’s all I have to say about that. Did this, somewhere along the way, turn into a food blog? Update Added two more meals! That’s super value!
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A tribute to God

My experiment at cooking with scorchingly hot chilli! Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, peeled and diced A bunch of basil, leaves picked and stalks diced 1 fresh red chilli, medium heat, with seeds and pith removed, diced 1 fresh red chilli, … Continue reading
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Things are happening

The main site over at mingteo.com has been fully refurbished, sporting a nice shiny new codebase and design. Soon, when I have the time to sort through it all, this blog will be updated with the same design (so it’s … Continue reading
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