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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 …

Qatar Eats Cooks Tom Yum Yum Yummy!

So, working hard takes its toll on my stomach.  I get so h(a)ngry by the end of the day that I start craving all sorts of food.  Tonight, I just wanted something to soothe my tired soul.  And what better way to do that than with a nice hot bowl of soup. But nothing too heavy in this! It has to be light and heavy at the same time (d’ya get what I mean?) Well, tom yum is the answer. I got the recipe from this website and boy, oh boy, it was as authentic as you can get. Authentic Tom Yum Recipe (ต้มยำกุ้ง) with Shrimp  Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins Author: Mark Wiens ( Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Thai Serves: 3 – 5 Ingredients 2 liters of water 4 stalks of lemongrass 1 inch chunk of galangal 10 kaffir lime leaves 10 Thai chilies 5 cloves of garlic ½ kilo shrimp 300 grams of oyster mushrooms 2 roma tomatoes 2 white onions (medium sized) 2 teaspoons of …

Sushi Rolls – Oishi Doha (Made to Order)

Another short review here. I happen to chance upon Oishi Doha’s FB page. They make made-to-order sushi rolls and they have five flavors available:  California Maki Kani- Avocado Maki Shrimp – Kani with Mango roll Shrimp Teriyaki Tempura  Spicy Shrimp Maki Krab Tempura Maki Prices:  20 pcs – 2 flavors – 60 Qr 30 pcs – 3 flavors -90 QR 40 pcs- 4 flavors -120 QR 50 pcs – 5 flavors 150 QR I ordered 3 flavors (Spicy Shrimp, California Maki, Shrimp Kani with Mango) and all of them were tasty.  Overall Review: The sushi rolls are quite good, like the ones that you can get from the ususal Japanese restaurants. For the price, I would say that it is worth it, 10 pieces for QR30.  Customer service: They don’t do deliveries however, as they located in Mansoura, it won’t be a hassle for most people to pick up their orders. Returning? Yes, I’ll definitely order again. Here’s their FB page: