Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Nunu's Kitchen - Come into my parlour...

Curious about what dinner at my house is like? read on. Excuse the disgusting colour of my veggies, they were from the day before xD

Beer and garlic mussels
You will need:
  • 500g Frozen or fresh cleaned mussels
  • 3/4 cup beer
  • Dash of Tobasco sauce or however much you want depending on your tolerance.
  • 2 cloves of garlic - minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of dried chilli flakes depending on tolerance
  • Small bunch of fresh coriander - finely chopped
Le Methode:
  • Mix together the beer, Tobasco, garlic, salt, and chilli flakes.
  • Heat up a sauce pan, throw in your mussels.
  • Pour the beer mixture over the mussels.
  • Cover pan with lid, cook for 4-5 minutes or until mussels begin to open and turn opaque.
  • Sprinkle with coriander and serve with the juices.

Cream corn soup
You will need:
  • 1 can cream style corn
  • equal parts water to cream corn
  • Approx 70g chicken breast - diced into small cubes
  • 1 small piece of fresh ginger approx 1" in size - julienned
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 egg - lightly beaten
  • 1 stalk green onion - finely minced
  • OPTIONAL: mushrooms or other veggies
Le Methode:
  • Mix together soy sauce, salt, sugar, sugar, oil, ginger, and corn starch to make a marinade. Add your diced chicken to this marinade. Allow to sit for 15-20mins.
  • Empty cream corn into pot, add equal parts water.
  • Once the cream corn begins to boil, add the chicken including its marinade.
  • Once soup returns to boil, turn heat down to low, allow to simmer for 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  • Take pot off heat, add beaten egg and green onion. Stir.

Black Bean Steamed Cod
You will need:
  • 1lb Black Cod steak
  • 1tbsp preserved black bean
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1" piece of fresh ginger - minced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp corn starch
Le Methode:
  • Clean and pat dry cod. Rub with corn starch and set aside in a heat resistant dish.
  • Mix together preserved black bean, minced garlic, minced ginger, and oil.
  • In a wok with heat on high, sauté the black bean mixture until garlic becomes fragrant.
  • Coat cod thoroughly with the sautéed black bean mixture
  • Steam the cod for approx 10mins or until cod is fully cooked.
  • Remove cod from steamer, pour out excess juices, pour soy sauce over cod.
And that is how dinner is served at La Chez Nunu


  1. I would like to eat at chez nunu!!

  2. Yay for Chinese food in da house. I love cooking Chinese at home too.

  3. I want to have those mussels! :D

  4. Mmm soup sounds good right now.

  5. I could smell the goodness coming through the screen as I read your post. Please take reservations soon---before I die I would like to have dinner at your house. It's become that serious lol. You're such a great cook!

  6. I'm not a big fan of mussels (seafood in general), otherwise I would l absolutely dine at La Chez Nunu! ;)

    Maybe next time, when you have another menu, hehe...

  7. This is making me hungry.. :( lol. Your soup and mussels look delish!

  8. wow- that looks amazing!


  9. Yum yum yum, Chinese food kicks ass over any other cuisine IMO. That cream corn soup looks super easy to make, I'll have to try it!

  10. can i please pop over your house to eat!! XD

  11. Thanks for the recipes, now I finally know how to make the black bean sauce! I used to buy the LKK jars...lol sad right