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Sunday fellowship meal


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We had our church fellowship on Sunday. And afterwards, there is a time of sharing food which some brothers and sisters cooked. As the food was delicious and looked very nice, it is only fitting for me to post them in a thread for all to enjoy. I had my Olympus E-P5 with me, and used a name card to bounce the on-camera flash to light these dishes. Continue reading Sunday fellowship meal

Beef rendang

Beef rendang is one of the spicy curry dishes from my youth that I still have fond memories of. I recall the time when I had the hottest beef rendang ever, which burnt my tongue and caused a lot of pain – I literally had to wash my tongue with running water from the tap to reduce the heat. But it was also the tastiest I had ever had – and the yard stick by which I have compared subsequent tastings.

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Food photography: lasagne


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My wife makes the nicest lasagne I have ever tasted. Every time she makes it, we would eat more than what we should. But we never get sick or tired of eating it. Particularly in winter, the cheese and meat will help to keep us going in the cold weather. Continue reading Food photography: lasagne

Food photography: tomato and basil soup


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I bought a Cuisinart soup maker last autumn. It was a conscious decision that we made to increase our vegetable intake. Plus nice warm soup helps to keep us warm during those colder days. Continue reading Food photography: tomato and basil soup

Sous vide: duck breast


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One of the other dishes I do cook regularly is Sous vide duck breasts. To prepare the duck breasts, I tend to score the skin first which aids the fat to melt into oil – leaving nice crispy skin with minimal fat. I use honey to coat the skin prior to vacuum sealing it. Continue reading Sous vide: duck breast

Food photography 1: Rib-eye steak


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I have been decided to do a new series on food photography, to showcase the food which is prepared in my house including the final product just prior to eating. Continue reading Food photography 1: Rib-eye steak