Pressure cooker congee

We call it, cháo, in Vietnamese but this is a comfort food for when you are feeling well and even when you are not at your best. Congee was a staple dish growing up.  My mom would put rice in with leftover chicken bones and we...

Pressure cooker Tonkotsu ramen recipe

Winter is coming but that is ok because there is nothing like a bowl of pork broth with ramen noodles to warm up to. Ramen takes a lot of time with a minimum of 12 hours of cooking a broth. Because of the time commitment not many people bother with...

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Khichdi recipe

Khichdi is a classic vegetarian Indian dish that is the origin of the popular kedgeree dish. A few weeks ago I was talking to my friends about pressure cooking and to my surprise one of them loved pressure cooking too. She introduced me to khichdi and said that...

Pressure cooked jerk chicken

Spicy and zesty, this chicken dish from Jamaica is sure to be a pressure cooker favourite! It is almost that time again for the Notting Hill Carnival in London. The carnival started back in 1966 and it is a fun street party. The Sunday is more relax...

Pressure cooked beef and broccoli recipe

Beef and broccoli a classic combination in taste and for pressure cooking. Using braising steak is a great alternative to sirloin because it is cheaper and it can be used with pressure cooking without making the meat tough. Best part of this dish is the little...

Pressure cooked stuffed eggplant

My wife and I started doing vegetarian meals for Mondays and Tuesdays during the week. It is a good way for us to balance healthy eating during the week. We didn't eat a lot of eggplant before getting our pressure cooker. Eggplants (aka aubergines) make a...

Pressure Cooker Vietnamese Eggplant Recipe

Growing up I didn't know what an eggplant was. It was purple and it didn't look like an egg. My mom used to make this dish for our family growing up. It is not a fancy looking dish but it is quite tasty.  After piercing the...

Pressure cooker monkfish caramelized Vietnamese style

This recipe is a modification of a classic Vietnamese dish - braised catfish. Living in London, I found it very difficult to find catfish so I decided to go with another firm white fish - monkfish. Monkfish can be a very scary looking fish. Under...

Pressure cooker eggs – soy and tea infused

Making eggs in the pressure cooker is the best! In my Instant Pot, the effort required is very little. The only thing you need to do is to place the steam rack in, pour a cup of water in and place the eggs on the...

Pressure cooked sweet potato soup

This was a quick soup that I made for my wife during the week. We had leftover sweet potatoes but didn't know how we were going to eat it all.  Sweet potatoes are a great source of fibre and vitamin A. Making a soup is a...