Prawn Laksa and Dim Sum

Prawn Laksa

when its too damn cold to walk

Friday nights working my way through a pile of library books and eating laksa unashamedly dribbling noodles down my chin. Including a book of walks in Yorkshire … its so close to easter I can almost see a horizon

Prawn Laksa

  • Prawns
  • Dried Egg Noodles
  • Fresh Chilli
  • Fresh Ginger
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • Fresh Mint
  • Garlic
  • Coconut Milk
  1. Pour boiling water over dried egg noodles and leave in bowl .
  2. Make a paste from Red Chilli , Fresh Ginger , Coriander leaves and roots, Garlic, oil in the food processor ( this paste will store up to a week in the fridge or freeze in ice cube trays …I do this with cocunut milk too ) .
  3. Fry the paste with prawns . Inhale deeply .
  4. Add a glug of coconut milk
  5. pour in the noodles including the water , and dash of fish sauce + soy sauce .
  6. Simmer gently for two minutes.
  7. Add chopped coriander , mint and a squirt of lime.

Saturday I spent so much on CDs I decided to economise by staying in and eating dim sum ( lovingly handpicked from the Chinese supermarket ) & listening to the aforementioned CDs , (Ry Cooder , Rodrigo Y Gabriela ,Ry Cooder/Manuel Galban & Madredeus since you ask) . and I take that back three things you can never spend to much money on Food , Books , Music ..

Saturday Dim Sum


Sunday morning lying in bed watching Little Miss Sunshine for the third time , It is my feel good film of the decade …. and listening to the Archers omnibus .

I made some brownies for colleague bribery in the week and that was me done ….

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