Cambodian pepper beef salad (Lok Lak)

Cambodian Pepper Beef Lok Lak Recipe by Yummy Calories

My Cambodian nanny used to make this wonderful dish called "lok lak" that I loved. I recently went back to attend a dear friend's wedding and that's when I remembered this beef salad again. There are so many variations of this dish but the one that my nanny made is very peppery and more on … Continue reading Cambodian pepper beef salad (Lok Lak)

Saucy Meatballs with Lentils and Carrots (420 calories per serve)

I haven't had lentils in a while and sometimes I just get that craving. They are so yummy and filling and yet don't have as many calories as rice or potatoes. So here's a simple recipe that is sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied. Serves 4 Prep time 10 mins Cook time 45 … Continue reading Saucy Meatballs with Lentils and Carrots (420 calories per serve)

Lazy Ravioli (356 calories per serve)

I am in the midst of moving house and there are boxes in my living room, encroaching to my kitchen. The messy state of the house somehow makes me feel really lazy ... like I should be a slob to match my environment. It became a battle between my laziness and my hunger ... my … Continue reading Lazy Ravioli (356 calories per serve)

Chinese Braised Beef Ribs (676 calories per serve)

As unhealthy as it sounds, I would recommend that the beef ribs have some fat on them for the cooking process. You can remove it just before you eat. The calorie count assumes that you remove the fat before you eat it - otherwise it would be like 1,033 calories per serve. Serves 6 Cook … Continue reading Chinese Braised Beef Ribs (676 calories per serve)

Winter beef bourguignon (336 calories per serve)

Melbourne was very cold this morning when I woke up, despite being sunny. I was cranky and all I wanted to do was curl up in a ball and take a long nap after having a hearty noodle soup. The downside to my long nap was that I rushed this bourguignon cooking for only 1.5 … Continue reading Winter beef bourguignon (336 calories per serve)

Dry beef and potato curry

Dry beef and potato curry recipe by Yummy Calories

This beef and potato curry is perfect for recycling sad and tired potatoes in your fridge or pantry. It's perfect with mint leaves but you can also put other herbs like basil in it. The tumeric and coriander gives it a lovely spiced flavour that pairs beautifully with basmati rice. If you're making a kid-friendly … Continue reading Dry beef and potato curry