How To Clean A Crab

How To Clean A Crab Master Deliciously Simple Singapore Chilli Crab Live Crabs It is neither humane nor good cooking practice to put an animal that hasn’t first been killed humanely into boiling water as the stress will make the meat tough. As most amateur cooks don’t have the skills to kill an animal humanely, […]

How To Grill Prawns

How To Grill Prawns Master Kitchen Basics & Explore New Cuisines & Ingredients with My Online Cooking Classes I always grill prawns in their shells without turning them onto the flesh side. The shell protects the delicate meat from overcooking and keeps them deliciously juicy and tender. I find it easiest to remove the heads […]

Prawn Cocktail with Avocado

Prawn Cocktail with Avocado Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Australian cooking class! No matter how retro, some recipes don’t go out of fashion because they simply taste good! Cooked prawns with crisp iceberg lettuce and tangy, pale pink cocktail sauce (sauce Marie Rose) is one such combination. Go full retro and serve your […]

How To Store Prawns (Shrimp)

How To Store Prawns (Shrimp) Find Deliciously Simple Prawn Recipes Here Once they’re taken out of the water, prawns oxidise quickly and blacken around the head and joints. This harmless but unsightly discolouration can be prevented by adding sulphur, freezing, cooking or peeling them. Peeled prawns can be refrigerated for a couple of days. However […]

How To Boil Prawns (Shrimp)

How To Boil Prawns (Shrimp) Find Deliciously Simple Prawn Recipes Here While cooked prawns are a convenient standby, there’s a big difference in the texture and flavour of prawns you’ve cooked yourself. Follow these simple guidelines for how to boil prawns and they’ll be juicy, tender and tasty every time. Use plenty of water at […]

Sate Lilit Ikan

Sate Lilit Ikan Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Indonesian cooking class! Sate lilit, made from minced meat or seafood, is a specialty of Bali. On neighbouring Lombok minced satays are known as sate pusut and in Sumatra, where the mince is moulded into balls then threaded onto the skewers, it’s called sate pentul. […]

Udang Bakar (Indonesian Roast Prawns)

Udang Bakar(Indonesian Roast Prawns) Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Indonesian cooking class! I love the presentation of these prawns (‘udang’ in Indonesian) with their heads and tails intact but the meat easily accessible. While udang bakar would traditionally have been grilled over charcoal, these days they can just as easily be baked in […]

Prawn Salad with Mustard Fruits

Prawn Salad with Mustard Fruits Like this recipe? Visit Modena with me on my small group food & wine tour of Northern Italy. This is the pescatarian version of a simple, delicious chicken salad I had in Modena. It’s the mustard fruit, pine nuts and balsamic vinegar that make it special. Of course you could […]

Grilled Prawns with Pear & Walnut Salad

Grilled Prawns with Pear & Walnut Salad Grilled prawns with pear and walnut salad is the perfect dish for entertaining as most of the preparation can be done ahead of time, and cooking the prawns only on the shell side ensures they’ll be the juiciest you’ve ever tasted (see video below). Prawns oxidise quickly once […]

Singapore Chilli Crab

Singapore Chilli Crab Chilli crab is perhaps the dish most synonymous with Singapore. It’s found all over the island, from hawker stalls to fine diners, as well as being the most popular Singaporean dish abroad. I’ve played around with recipes for Singaporean chilli crab since I had my first plate of it in Ponggol many […]

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