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Deviled Potatoes – Sri Lankan Potato Fry (Ala Thel Dala)

This quick and easy recipe for Sri Lankan Deviled Potatoes features Kestrel Potatoes cooked to perfection and coated in lashings of flavour from aromatic curry leaves, turmeric, chilli and onion. Are you getting hungry yet? 😉

Deviled Potatoes Sri Lankan Style Recipe - Aromatic kestrel potatoes are boiled and fried with fragrant curry leaves, tumeric, chilli, mustard seeds and onion. | wandercooks.com


Please note: This is a sponsored blog post celebrating Kestrel Potatoes, but all opinions are our own. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch with us.

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As I sit here and type, our home city of Adelaide is sweltering in a heatwave.

Today it reached 42˚ celsius / 107˚ fahrenheit. It doesn’t even matter which scale you use – that’s hot!

So while we’re hanging out for Sunday’s forecasted cooler weather, we thought we’d share a hot little recipe that comes to you all the way from Sri Lanka… via a quick detour in Japan.

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Choo Chee Chicken Curry Recipe (Thai)

This Choo Chee Chicken recipe is for Adelaide’s beloved Thai dish. It’s super quick, packed with flavour and ready in 15mins. Thai red curry based, creamy coconut sauce, fragrant kaffir lime and crispy chicken – that’s Choo Chee Chicken curry. Ready to get started?

Choo Chee Chicken Curry Recipe (Thai) - A red curry based, creamy coconut sauce with fragrant kaffir lime and crispy chicken. So addictive, you'll want 10 plates. | wandercooks.com

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Are you ready to be just a teensy, weensy, little bit OBSESSED with Choo Chee Chicken Curry?

Because if you try this recipe, you totally will be. Like we totally are, and not just because it’s as fun to say as it is to eat. 😂

There’s just something about that glossy, spicy, coconut and red curry sauce infused with citrusy kaffir lime that will have you coming back for seconds.

(And thirds, and…)

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Bakwan Jagung – Indonesian Corn Fritters

Looking for an exotic appetiser or tasty snack? Try these Indonesian Corn Fritters – also known as Bakwan Jagung – they’re crispy, crunchy, and easy to make with every day ingredients. This recipe will make enough fritters to feed a horde of hungry foodies.

Bakwan Jagung Indonesian Corn Fritters - Crispy little morsels perfect when paired with sweet chilli sauce. The secret kicker: Kaffir lime leaf. So GOOD! | wandercooks.com

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Despite the name, this recipe for Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters) comes to you by way of a little detour through Kagoshima, Japan.


The popular university town sees people flying in from all over the world to study, and we just happened to meet up with a group of awesome Indonesian expats while staying with one of our favourite airbnb hosts.

(Oh Yuko and Himari, how we miss you… and your amazing miso soup.)

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Ethiopian Style Spicy Popcorn Recipe

All the spicy flavour of African Berbere spices made for salted popcorn. This gluten-free Ethiopian Style Spicy Popcorn Recipe is a MUST HAVE movie snack. Easy to make, super moreish, and suitable for vegans and vegetarians too.

Ethiopian Style Spicy Popcorn Recipe - With all the flavour of Berbere made for salted popcorn. This is a MUST HAVE movie snack. <yoastmark class='yoast-text-mark'>So easy and moreish!</yoastmark> Vegetarian and Vegan. | wandercooks.com

Hey guys! We received this Classic Blue Serving Bowl with Felt from Uncommon Goods for review purposes, but all opinions are our own. If you’re looking for handcrafted kitchen tools or  quirky gifts from talented artists around the world, head over and check out the awesome range at Uncommon Goods.

If you haven’t heard of Uncommon Goods, they’re all about helping emerging designers to sell their unique wares, and we’re all about supporting these guys too. Not to mention, they look fantastic with our unique recipes. 😛

So as I sit here and type, this lovely big bowl of Ethiopian Style Spicy Popcorn is poking its head up from behind my laptop.

Staring at me.

Begging me to munch it all in one fell swoop.

Because as you know with popcorn, one bite is all it takes. And trust me. One little morsel of freshly popped corn dusted in aromatic berbere spices, and you’ll be totally hooked.

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2 Minute Baharat Middle Eastern Spice Mix Recipe

Baharat is an intensely smoky, sweet and tangy mix of spices ready and waiting to add a deep and aromatic flavour to your recipes. Get ready to spice up your life with this exotic Middle Eastern spice blend, which you can use to season meats, chicken, fish, or your favourite exotic cuisines.

2 Minute Baharat Middle Eastern Spice Mix Recipe - An aromatic concoction of 7 spices that are easy to find in your pantry. Ground and blend the spices for your meats and extra tasty dinners. Vegetarian & Vegan. | wandercooks.com

Earlier this week we shared a recipe for Koshary Egyptian Lentil Pasta Rice that you awesome peeps told us you loved. Yay!

Well the recipe for Egypt’s beloved street food dish includes one little ingredient that we’ve never shared with you before, a humble little spice mix known as Baharat.

The very first time we cooked our Egyptian Koshary in Osaka it was impossible to get our hands on any Baharat seasoning, but now that we’ve made it again, we’re not gonna lie to you… it absolutely MAKES this dish.

Some of you told us you had come across Baharat in your cooking travels before, before but many of you hadn’t.

The good news is that you can easily make this super simple spice mix at home, and today we’re gonna spill the lentils and show you how. 😛

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