Avocado Sausage Salad

29 Mar
WP_20140616_001

Avocado Sausage Salad

There are those days you do not want to cook. Maybe it is because you cannot figure out what you really want to eat. As you think of what to make for your next meal, maybe you can try this salad.

Ingredients

  1. two ripe avocados

  2. Four smoked chicken sausages (or any sausages of your choice – can be precooked or your can grill them yourself)

  3. One large white/red onion

4- Three to four ripe tomatoes

  1. 100g Pitted black olives (optional)

  2. Black pepper (optional)

Method

  1. Dice the avocados in a large bowl

  2. Slice the cooked sausages and add to the bowl

  3. Dice the tomatoes and add to the avocado and sausage

  4. Dice the onion and add to the bowl. If you are using the red onion blanch the diced onion in hot water for a minute before adding it to other ingredients as it tend to be a bit acidic.

  5. Drain your olives and add to the bowl.

  6. Grind some black pepper to the ingredients in the bowl and sprinkle a pinch of salt if needed.

  7. Mix the ingredients in the large bowl together, and serve. Enjoy!                               (serves two)

WP_20140616_002

Avocado sausage salad

King Fish Coconut Soup

28 Mar

On those cold lazy days or evenings when you are hungry but just feel like eating something light. Those cold evenings when a cup of tea is not sufficient and you need to warm yourself up, King Fish coconut soup will do that for you.

Ingredients

  1. a piece of king fish (un-filleted) (200g)

  2. 1 medium sized onion (chopped)

  3. 3 medium sized tomatoes (cubed)

  4. 1 tsp of fresh minced ginger

  5. Half tsp of freshly minced garlic

  6. 200ml coconut cream

  7. 1 tsp freshly minced chilli (cayenne or Jalapeño or any chilli of your preference)

  8. 1tbsp olive oil.

9. 2 glasses of water or fish stock

  1. Salt to taste

Method 

  1. heat olive oil over medium until shimmering.

  2. Add the onions and fry until translucent

  3. Add the tomatoes, chilli, ginger and garlic. Stir together and sauté the tomatoes until they are a thick paste.

  4. Add the coconut cream, salt, the king fish and water/ fish stock. Stir the mixture gently. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the fish is well cooked and almost breaking away from the bones.

  5. Rest the soup for 5 minutes, serve and enjoy!

WP_20150324_003

The scorpions

13 Mar
photo credit: to-tuscany.com

photo credit: to-tuscany.com

Why some are people just bad to other innocuous people is something Continue reading

chanyado

Chanyado. Shade. Respite from the sun. A place under the tree to rest my head, and wiggle my toes out in the sun.

The Book Stop

I think, therefore I read.

101 Books

Reading my way through Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Novels since 1923 (plus Ulysses)

Ink In My Coffee

A Writer's Journal

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction

Jessica Davidson

Right Mindfulness: Write Thought

Big Red Carpet Nursing

Enjoy, Grow,Thrive!

Catch 52

London Lifestyle Blog - 52 weeks, 52 new things.

Allaboutwriting

Writing courses, workshops and resources

Reflections by Doc Arnett

Lessons from Life & Living

Life and Day to Day things by a Pond Lover

Retired from the University of Texas and too old to play soccer anymore. Now, in the twilight of his years, time is spent writing in this blog, hiking and exploring Texas Parks, photography, working out, gardening and tending to the five ponds he built .

The English Professor at Large

Stomping Out Unacceptable Usage

people who write

getting started, getting published & sharing information

Ese' s Voice

Thoughts, memories, impressions and adventures unleashed...

A Word in Your Ear

Stories and Photographs of my travels, Tales of friends, family, animals and my life

Writivism

Connecting Literature to Reality

The Pedestrian

Come, Let's walk.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 113 other followers

%d bloggers like this: