Tuesday, May 27, 2008

How to Peel & Cut a Pineapple Fruit

How to Cut & Peel Pineapple Fruit




















Cut off the top & the bottom. Cut off the rest of the pineapple skin by slicing down from top to bottom along each row of eyes.

Don't try to cut off too much of the skin, the "eyes" of the pineapple are arranged in a diagonal manner. Using your knife, cut out several "eyes".

If you like to cut the pineapple into wedges or chunks, first cut the pineapple into four sections.
Slice the fruit in half, and then into wedges:


Pineapple is a juicy sweet fruit, which is delicious, healthy and nutritious and can be eaten raw or used in cooking. The fruit is rich in a variety of minerals and vitamins and therefore has numerous health benefits.






Sunday, May 25, 2008

Ground Beef Tofu


Ingredients
1 cake Tofu, the firm type
80 gms ground beef
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 stalk green onion, chopped (for topping)

For the Sauce:
1 tbsp. oyster sauce
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/3 cup chicken stock
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1/2 tbsp water

Procedure:
1. Slice tofu into cubes (2 cm). Drain well.
2. In a small bowl, combine cooking sauce ingredients.
3. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Saute garlic, beef. Add cooking sauce and bring to a boil. Add tofu , stir fry gently the tofu, and cook about 3 minutes over medium heat.
5. Stir in dissolved cornstarch and green onions. Mix lightly and remove from heat.

Can be use as topping over hot cooked rice.

26th year Cancer Survivor

This day I am celebrating my 26th Anniversary as Peri-Ampullary Cancer Survivor. I thank my family, relatives, friends, my Surgeon for t...