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Special Asian Vinaigrette

Special Asian VinaigrettePortion for 4 people


Extra virgin olive oil
2-3 bunch coriander leaves including main stalks (around 300grams), roughly chopped
3 Thai green limes (the big ones).  If can't find, 5 normal limes will do but taste will not be as good
5 medium red onions (thinly sliced)
1 small red hot chili (diced)
2 inches ginger (squashed and diced)
10 cloves garlic (diced)
Salt and black pepper to taste
Soy sauce to taste

Cooking Method:
1) Heat pan with oil, don't afraid to use more than usual, recommend to at least cover the base of the pan with about 1/2 inch of oil.  When oil is hot start to stir fry the ginger, chili and half portion of the diced garlic in medium heat.

2) When garlic starts turning golden, in high heat, start stir fry the onions.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

3) When onions starts to caramelize (turning a bit black on the sides and brown on the rest), turn OFF the heat, pour them into a big bowl, then squeeze in the lime juice, put in…


Portion for 8-10 people

Base Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil
1-2 medium chili, slightly spicy / with seeds removed (depends on how spicy you like)
1 medium red bell pepper finely chopped
5 cloves garlic finely chopped  
2 medium red onions thinly sliced
2 medium yellow onions roughly chopped
1 whole celery plant chopped into chunks (1 inch pieces)
3 medium sized carrots chopped into chunks (1 inch pieces)
3 cans whole peeled plum tomatoes (open them before you start cooking)
2 table spoon tomato puree
1/2 bottle dry red wine OR any kind of stock (half litre)
1.5KG minced meat (any kind of meat, can mix, recommend 50% pork 50% beef)
Salt and coarsely crushed black pepper to taste

Optional Ingredients (every little thing adds up to perfection)
2 slices pork bacon

2 slices sun dried tomatoes
1 packet brown button mushrooms halved (do NOT soak them in water or wash them, simply wipe the dirt off with some water with a clean towel or your fingers)
2 table spoons sweet pap…