Gado gado (Indonesian salad with spicy peanut sauce)

Gado gado is a traditional Indonesian salad dish whose name literally translates as “mix-mix”, so no prizes for guessing it’s a bit of a free for all when it comes to selecting your ingredients! In different parts of the vast archipelago you’ll find gado gado done really differently, but it’ll always feature a mixture of … Continue reading Gado gado (Indonesian salad with spicy peanut sauce)

Sweet potato gnocchi with spiced eggplant chutney and coconut-coriander sauce

This dish is a fusion of non-traditional sweet potato gnocchi and fragrant Thai spicy eggplant with a refreshing burst of zesty coconut-coriander sauce to finish it off. It’s a Post-Apocalyptic original, and so far it hasn’t failed to excite 😀 This is an idea that came to me when I experienced a mixed craving for … Continue reading Sweet potato gnocchi with spiced eggplant chutney and coconut-coriander sauce

Massaman curry

Massaman curry…. Thai’s don’t really eat it, and I can’t say I was ever particularly jazzed about eating a dish that seems more aimed at western tourists’ feeble palates than representative of Thai cuisine. At least, not while I was living in Thailand… But one day, years after moving back to Australia, I developed a … Continue reading Massaman curry