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Repeat that Dish

15 Mar

How’s your week going so far? Getting used to the Daylight Saving Time yet? For sure I do enjoy my commute in the evening.

Anyway, my eats have been pretty boring..mostly just super simple food, repeat recipes and left overs.

Like this dinner from yesterday:

Steamed broc, fish with caramelized carrots and roasted curried cauliflower (from Nom Nom Paleo recipe)

And I totally love roasted curried cauliflower that I made another batch again…for today’s dinner!

Steamed Chinese veggies, steamed broc, roast masala lamb and roasted curried cauliflower

Roasted Curried Cauliflower (from Nom Nom Paleo)
Ingredients:
1 cauliflower head – cut the florets into bite size
Avocado oil
Salt and pepper
Curry powder

Directions:
1. Cut the cauliflower into small pieces -not too small
2. Liberally season with salt, pepper, curry powder and avocado oil. I didn’t really have exact measurement here, but the rule of thumb is about 1-2 Tbsp avocado oil, 1 tsp of salt, curry powder and pepper
3. Meanwhile preheat your oven 450°F
4. Line your baking sheet with foil (trust me, it’ll make the clean up a breeze!)- arrange the cauliflower florets on the baking sheet
5. Cover the whole thing with another foil – bake for about 15 minutes
6. Remove the cover, set the oven to broil at 450°F for about 5 minutes to brown them a bit

On Sunday I test drive my new oven’s rotisserie feature.

Gotta read the instruction a bit..

The chicken was marinated with salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, thyme and rosemary

Finally after fiddling around, I got the position right, although I need to tie them better next time. When it was rotating, part of the wings and leg flapped around a bit.

I roasted the chicken for 450°F for about 1.5 hour. It turned out yummy! My next mission would be replicating Costco’s Chicken! Yeaah!

Do you eat same thing most of the days?

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15 Comments

Posted by on March 15, 2011 in food, recipe

 

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15 responses to “Repeat that Dish

  1. Shu Han Lee

    March 17, 2011 at 5:34 am

    haha i know what you mean, i find myself returning to comfort foods, but i try to do at least one or two new things a week just to keep things fresh! 😉

     
  2. Kath (My Funny Little Life)

    March 16, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    I’m very much into simple dishes, and I can eat the same things over and over again, if I ike them! Your dishes look the way that I could live on them for sure! 😀 And wow – a whole roasted chicken is another dish that puts me into awe-mode. 😉

    Would you like to join my Solidarity for Japan project? And cook a Japanese dish, perhaps? There are a lot of Paleo compatible Japanese dishes, like teriyaki chicken or spinach with sesame sauce or Japanese beef stew. 🙂 And sashimi, of course. Doesn’t even need cooking. 😀

     
    • Jos

      March 16, 2011 at 8:28 pm

      I’d love to join your Solidarity for Japan project..just need to think of some dishes to make 😛

       
      • Kath (My Funny Little Life)

        March 17, 2011 at 3:05 am

        That would be great, thank you so much! And it doesn’t have to be 100 % according to the original recipe, you can of course adjust. Leave the sugar awar, exchange ingredients, add veggies, etc. It just should still be Japanese style in the end. 🙂

         
  3. leashieloo

    March 16, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    I have a tendency to repeat myself, it’s kind of comforting!

     
    • Jos

      March 16, 2011 at 8:29 pm

      That’s totally me as well 🙂

       
  4. Ameena

    March 16, 2011 at 9:29 am

    I definitely eat mostly the same things each day – if it isn’t broken why fix it, right? But truthfully, my food is always a last minute decision so it’s easier to stick with the usual things.

    The cauliflower looks amazing!

     
  5. LeQuan

    March 15, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    i love costco’s rotisserie chicken, not too dry, yet perfectly rotisseried. yours looks perfectly done as well. this post is making me hungry.

     

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