One-pan pork and creamy mushroom

One-pan pork with creamy mushroom sauce by Yummy Calories

I'm a sucker for a creamy mushroom sauce and this one-pan pork dish is perfect! You can use whatever cut of pork you like (I like it boneless) and adjust your cooking time accordingly. I used a pork tenderloin which I sliced into 1cm thick pieces. You can also have it with whatever sides you … Continue reading One-pan pork and creamy mushroom

Burmese pork curry with pickled bamboo shoots

This is probably my favourite Burmese pork curry mixed with the tang of pickled bamboo shoots. There's a slight pugent smell to the bamboo shoots, which my 6 year old daughter complains of although she has tolerated it a little more in recent times. You can make this pork curry with any cut of pork … Continue reading Burmese pork curry with pickled bamboo shoots

Burmese popiah (fresh spring rolls)

Burmese popiah (fresh spring rolls)

My mum used to make this basic popiah quite often because it was one of my dad's favourite dishes. The irony was that although he loved this dish the most, he was also the worst at wrapping. He preferred eating the filling with a spoon and simply biting off the wrapper. This, my friends, is … Continue reading Burmese popiah (fresh spring rolls)

Chinese egg noodle stir fry (lo mein)

Chinese egg noodle stir fry recipe by Yummy Calories

Making an egg noodle stir fry is easier than you think. I find them easier than rice noodles befcause they are a little bit sturdier when frying so they don't end up into a blended mess as easily. My favourite egg noodle stir fry is saucy with a lot of crunchy vegetables. I prefer a … Continue reading Chinese egg noodle stir fry (lo mein)

Bougie Fennel Sausage Rolls

Bougie Fennel Sausage Rolls by Yummycalories

Fennel sausage rolls are basically Italianised sausage rolls. Traditionally, Italian sausages have fennel in them. You don't need a lot of it to really elevate this from a humble pasty to a really bougie sausage roll. The thyme in there helps to round out the fennel so it doesn't become overpowering. You want that subtle … Continue reading Bougie Fennel Sausage Rolls

Kimchi Stew with Spam

Kimchi stew with spam recipe by Yummy Calories

I think that kimchi stew is better with spam, although it is traditionally only with pork belly. Other ingredients like mushrooms (shiitake, enoki, etc.) are also a great addition. The first time I had kimchi stew with spam was at a friend's house and she served it with instant noodles in an army stew style. … Continue reading Kimchi Stew with Spam