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Stir fried pork with prawns and vegetables

Stir fried pork with prawns and vegetables

Not a new recipe today as such, but more of a tweaking of two earlier efforts.

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Sichuan Pork With Asparagus

Sichuan pork with asparagus

Sichuan pork with asparagus

Sunny days in February are often not what they seem.

From the comfort of your living room, all may appear splendid outside, with the sun sitting majestically in a clear, perfect, cloudless, azure sky, but the truth is that in the world beyond the double glazing, it’s still freezing.

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Three Cups Chicken

Three Cups Chicken

Three Cups Chicken

As regular readers might already know, Clan Paleovirtus has a habit of celebrating birthdays and other special occasions and anniversaries at our favourite restaurant in town – Kin Long.

Mrs. Paleovirtus’ go-to dish on the menu is their wonderful Three Cups Chicken.

I’ve wanted to have a crack at recreating the dish at home since mid-January, and what better time than for an early Valentines Day dinner?

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Chicken With Celery, Green Pepper, and Nuts

Chicken with celery, green pepper, and nuts

Chicken with celery, green pepper, and nuts

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.

I simply can’t possibly recall the number of times I’ve tried to drum that mantra into the head of Paleovirtus Jr.

No prizes, then, for guessing what she said as I stared forlornly at the pitiful remains of a bottle of fish sauce, that held approximately one twentieth of the amount that I was going to need for the evening’s dinner.

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Zoodle Soup With Spinach and Herbs

Zoodle Soup With Spinach and Fresh Herbs

Zoodle Soup With Spinach and Fresh Herbs

There’s nothing worse than trying to plan your next meal when you’re still stuffed full from the previous one.

We’d both overindulged at lunch – Mrs. Paleovirtus on Schnitzel, myself on delicious Corned Beef Hash leftovers.

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Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

This was another meal who’s starting point was a case of “tail wags dog“, and one that was put together by the “cooking by the seat of your pants” method.

The impetus for this dish was in fact the side. For about a week or so now, we’d been looking for an excuse to use some seaweed “noodles” we’d bought.

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