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Qatar Eats Cooks: Baked Seafood Foil Pockets

Baked. Seafood. No other words needed.  Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 corn, cut into 2 inch size (frozen will do) 500g. shrimps, shelled and deveined 2 med. sized crabs, cut in half 6 herbed-type sausage ( in Carrefour you can check out the lamb makanik in the meat section), sliced  200g. fish fillet, cut into pieces Spices: 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. paprika pinch of chili powder 1/8 tsp. dried basil 1/8 tsp. dried oregano 1/8 tsp. crushed pepper 1/4 tsp. all spice powder 1/8 tsp. cumin 1) Preheat oven to 160C. 2) Put all the ingredients in a foil. Make sure that the foil is big enough to be folded on its side. 3) Mix all the spices in a small bowl. Once mixed, sprinkle some on the corn and seafood mixture.     4) Shake the foil to distribute the spices. Lastly, drizzle olive oil just to coat the ingredients and to prevent sticking.      5) Bake for 20 mins or so, or just until all ingredients (especially the crabs) are cooked.     Dig …

Qatar Eats Cooks Ginataang Kalabasa (Pumpkin cooked in coconut milk)

Hey y’all, how ya doin’?! Here’s Filipino recipe that I really love for its simplicity  and deliciousness. Ginataang kalabasa means ginataan meaning “cooked in coconut milk” and kalabasa meaning “pumpkin”. You can use any type of protein to accompany the veggies, I used clams and shrimps for this one. Ingredients: 1 onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium sized pumpkin, skinned and cubed 1 medium sized eggplant, chopped 1 bitter gourd, sliced (optional) 250 grams, peeled shrimp 250 grams, clams 4 tbsp. fish sauce (or you can use salt) 1 200ml. can coconut milk Pepper Instructions: Heat oil in a cooking pot. Sauté half of the garlic and onion with the clams first. After 5 mins, put the shrimps until half-cooked. Transfer into a plate and set aside. 3. In the same pot, sauté the remaining onion and garlic until it loses its color. Add the all the pumpkin. Reduce the heat and cover the pot. 4. Once the pumpkin is soft yet firm, add the coconut milk, pepper, fish sauce and the remaining …