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Meat Recipes

Chicken liver pâté

Homemade chicken liver pâté. Easy, cheap but special. This time I was inspired by a foie gras starter we had this summer in France. The chef added a little quatre épices which I liked very much. The problem with chicken … Continue reading

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Chicory and Chicken Salad

Not the most simple salad because of all the ingredients, but not that complicated either. I particularly like this salad when I'm hungry on a hot summer day. Substantial, but still light and refreshing because of the crunchy apple, the … Continue reading

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Filet Américain

Different from what the name suggests, this is a very typical dutch sandwich spread. I know that in France and Belgium they mean something else with “filet américain”, something the rest of the world calls “steak tartare”, but I’m dutch … Continue reading

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Fish Fragrant Eggplant

Another classic from Sichuan. There’s no fish or fragrance of fish in there, it’s just a reference to the sauce that originally was used in a famous fish recipe. Like most classics there are hundreds of variations on the dish, … Continue reading

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Grilled Beef with Hoisin Salad

Tomato, cucumber, red onion and beef sounds a bit boring for a salad. That’s probably why we only eat this salad about once a year. But every time we do I’m pleasantly surprised, thinking: “We should eat this more often!”. … Continue reading

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Dan Dan Noodles (担担面)

I call this the spaghetti Bolognese from Sichuan: very popular around the world and everybody makes his own version. With less or more ingredients, sesame-paste or not, peanuts or not, lots of oil, spicy, not spicy, pork or beef and … Continue reading

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Chicken Livers with Worcestershire

I found this recipe in Yan-kit’s “Classic Chinese Cookbook”, but I can’t believe it’s classic: I never had or even saw chicken liver in China. Although that could be a coincidence and probably is, I still think it’s strange. Duck … Continue reading

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