Charmaine solomon recipes

Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook

Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook

I’m a big fan of acclaimed Australian/Sri-Lankan cookbook author, CharmaineSolomon. I’ve cooked a number of dishes from Charmaine’s books over the years and her recipes are always authentic, unfussy and delicious
Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook

Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook

I’m a big fan of acclaimed Australian/Sri-Lankan cookbook author, CharmaineSolomon. I’ve cooked a number of dishes from Charmaine’s books over the years and her recipes are always authentic, unfussy and delicious
Lamb Curry

Lamb Curry

)My mother cooked from CharmaineSolomon's Complete Asian Cookbook (1975), and I have one of the printings of the 1992 revised version

Crunchy Thai Fish Cakes

2 tablespoons red curry paste (I used CharmaineSolomon’s red curry paste). 2 tablespoons red curry paste (I used CharmaineSolomon’s red curry paste)
Curried Mixed Vegetables

Curried Mixed Vegetables

In a medium bowl, toss the diced carrots, potato, zucchini and onions with the chiles, ground coriander and ground turmeric
Seekh Kebab Kari

Seekh Kebab Kari

CharmaineSolomon's Complete Asian Cookbook. Ms Solomon now threads her lamb onto skewers, with pieces of fresh ginger between the pieces of meat

Purslane - Sri Lankan style

CharmaineSolomon, Encyclopedia of Asian Food 4 as an accompaniment to rice.  Serves 4 as an accompaniment to rice
Indian Dhal

Indian Dhal

Wash lentils thoroughly, remove any that float on the surface, drain well. Heat ghee and fry onion, garlic and ginger until onion is golden brown
Naan

Naan

In a small warm bowl (not hot) pour in the 1/4 cup water and sprinkle on the yeast. Add 1 tsp sugar and stir, leave in a warm place for 10 minutes or until it starts to froth (if it does not froth your yeast is not working and start over check expiry date of the yeast)
Quail With Indian Spices

Quail With Indian Spices

1 Using scissors or poultry shears, split the quail down the backbone and open out flat-I like to remove the backbone, and pull the tiny breast bones out (it's easy)
Szechwan Fried Chicken

Szechwan Fried Chicken

Mix chicken together with the cornflour(4 tbsp), salt and five spice powder (1/2 tsp), toss then dust offexcess cornflour
Spiced Grilled Chicken

Spiced Grilled Chicken

Split chicken and spread out flat. Put onion, garlic, chilies, ginger and lemon rind into container of electric blender with 2 or 3 tablespoons of the coconut milk and blend to a smooth paste
Thai chicken curry

Thai chicken curry

I just tried to find the reference, I swear it is CharmaineSolomon's, but can't find it now in The Complete Asian Cookbook, though it must lurk