burmese coleslaw

cabbage salad

There are six of us for dinner, two are vegetarians but eat fish. There is little time to nip over to the Sydney fish market nor start something elaborate. I settle on a rustic hearty vegetable curry with pumpkin, sweet potato, carrots and courgette. I stir in a couple of teaspoons of coconut cream to richen the sauce and tone down the chillies.

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cabbage, preserved

pickled cabbage

description Traditionally packed in an earthenware jar, it is also known as Dong cai. The preserved cabbage is made from the distinctive long narrow Chinese cabbage grown in the Jinghai area. The cabbage is savoury and salty – the brownish flakes are added to soups, fried rice, meat (particularly pork), noodles, or vegetables. substitutes None…

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