Archive for September 2009

Penne in Cream Sauce with Sausage

September 27, 2009


I used turkey Italian sausage, added an extra garlic clove, and dried spices (fennel, basil, oregano, thyme).

Mateus really liked this.


The easiest way to get seeds from a Pomegranate

September 27, 2009

This works perfectly:

Bobotie and Yellow Rice

September 12, 2009

Bobotie Yellow rice

Recipe at

This was great, but I would have made a few slight changes:

1. Every review suggested doubling the spices.  I did and it was perfect.
2. I added half a cauliflower, steamed until al dente.  Without it, it’s just a meet dish.


Pad Thai

September 5, 2009

Pad Thai

This was quite good — even without shrimp — but it smelled up the house (vinegar!).  The lime juice is a must.

[need to copy recipe from Cha Am cookbook]

Roasted Butternut Squash and Shallots

September 4, 2009

This was good (but not great), better than plain steamed butternut squash.