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Okonomiyaki is a Japanese kind of pancake or tortilla, the name loosely translates to “fry as you like it”. There are many regional styles and variations and this is just one example. You you can vary the ingredients according to your liking. It is fast, filling and very satisfying. Continue reading Okonomiyaki

braised cabbage

1 tb butter
1/4 cup chicken stock
1/4 tsp thyme
400 g white cabbage, sliced fine

half a hard cooking apple i.e. granny smith, cut into small cubes
chopped parsley
salt and pepper

Heat up the first three ingredients in a large pot then add the cabbage. Put the lid on and sweat for 3 mins, add apple and sweat another 4 mins until wilted. Sprinkle over parsly, season well and serve.

Great with sausages.

lamb pilav with cabbage and carraway (serves 4)

2 tb olive oil
400g stewing lamb, cut in 1cm pieces
1 large tb tomato puree
1/2 medium onion, grated
1/2 cinnamon stick
75g butter
2 tsp caraway seeds
175g basmati rice, washed and soaked in salted water for 3 hrs
500g white cabbage, shredded
small bunch parsley, roughly choppped
salt and pepper
200g greek yoghurt
lemon wedges

Heat olive oil in a saucepan, add lamb, puree, onion, cinnamon and cover with water. Bring to a gentle simmer for 30 mins, until lamb is tender. Remove and season.

In another saucepan fry the caraway in the butter to release the flavour, then add rice and cook briefly, then add lamb, cabbage and half the parsley. Add water to just cover, cover with greaseproof paper and a lid and steam for 8 mins. NB easy to add too much water.

Remove lid and paper and stand for a few minutes. Garnish with remaining parsely and serve with yoghurt and lemon wedges.

A favourite of Lukas.

Source: Moro Cookbook