Category: Asian

Malas fish curry

The common fish in sri lanka is tuna so malas fish curry was made with tuna. I have to admit tuna is to precious for me to use in a curry. I prefer it raw or only briefly cooked so I will replace it with…

Malas shrimp curry

For this dish you’ll need: Shrimps Limes Turmeric Salt Coconut oil Curry leafes Rampa leaves Parsley Vegetable stock Ginger Cinnamon Onions roughly cut and garlic finely cut Tomatoes Potatoes Curry for fish dishes Peppercorns 1/2 Pepper Marinate the shrimps in turmeric, salt, lime juice. Heat…

Malas dahl – the best dahl every

I was not really a lentil person. Especially not dahl lentils. But malas dahl is next level s***t!  Absolutely delicious. This is just the notes we took during our cooking class with mala. We will have to cook this a few times in order to…

Malas Green beans

A lovely fresh bean dish. You’ll need: green beans garlic little ginger onions butter curry- and rampa leaves milk salt & pepper Heat the butter in a clay pot. Add finely cut garlic, onions and ginger. Fry till golden. Add the leaves and the beans…

Malas Aubergine, Okra and cashews dish

This is an absolute outstanding dish. The coconut milk, the palm sugar and the fried aubergines are a combination made in heaven. Here our notes … we tried it once so far and were not yet convinced – we will have to improve. You need:…

Vietnamese salmon “burgers”

This is a recipe I wanted to share with you since a long time but somehow it was impossible to get a decent photo. Well last week I tried again and beside a lovely dinner I also ended up with a decent picture. These little…

Chinese Greens

We came home from Sardinia with several kilo of lime, (from just one tree) and this after 3 weeks of Daiquiri in the evening sun, only to discover that in the garden we were drowning in pak choy or tsatsoi (don’t know which one it…

Refreshing Spicy Summer Dish

Vietnamese or Thai food is ideal for hot summer days. Here’s a recipe that serves as a basis for all kinds of dishes. We usually use it with shrimps and / or fish, but it works just as well with veg. We never tried meat,…

Sensational soup

Vegetable broth with raw red and green vegetables I had this soup at the “Suppe Lädeli” in Zürich the other day. I never had a soup like that, so refreshing, so different. Tried to cook it myself last night and it turned out very nice…