Posts Tagged ‘prawns’

A very impotent dish with prawns and pasta in a salsa sauce

December 4, 2009 4 comments
Prawns with pasta and a salsa sauce

Dead simple, quick to cook and delicious. Supposed to be garnished with basil leaves and Parmesan. Didn't have any. Sorry.

No, that’s not a misspelled word in the headline.

Several years back when I was still in Zimbabwe, I was attending a launch do in Bulawayo for a merchant bank client of mine. All the great (?) and the good  (?) were there. The place was crawling with bodyguards, government ministers, permanent secretaries and businessmen thieving bastards and their vile, grabbing wives who all, regardless of the obscenity of their wealth ill-gotten gains, busily stuffed their very expensive designer handbags with canapés, the odd bottle of Fanta (yes, you read it right, Fanta) and whetever else they could lay their claws on. It was quite a sight. Read more…


Sunday Prawn Stir-fry.

November 1, 2009 1 comment

Sunday is Lazy day.  I should not make an effort on a Sunday, so I won’t. Sort of.

When the nice gentlemen with a talent for breaking bags of groceries were busy breaking said bags, one of the bags contained fresh egg noodles. Another broken bag bore some nice, plump spring onions and some red peppers. There were also mushrooms and a few other items that might or might not, as whim will dictate, appear in tonights’s dinner, a Stir Fry. Read more…

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