F1 Malaysia: Nasi Lemak and Noisy Minor ANZUS IPA

Nasi Lemak Noisy MinorDespite Brewsvegas chewing up most of my free time this week, I’m continuing my theme of Formula 1-inspired dishes and beer pairing suggestions. Last installment, for the Australian Grand Prix, I enjoyed Brewcult Spoiler Alert with Lemon Myrtle Barra. This weekend the Formula 1 comes to Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia, and offers some inspiration to expand my culinary skills by trying my hand at some local chow and suggesting some beers suited to the cuisine.

After some brief research on the interweb I settled on Nasi Lemak – widely considered as Malaysia’s national dish – and pretty much followed this recipe from allrecipes.com exactly. The only change I Continue reading

Munich Helles and Matriciana

Aerial MatricianaA lot of my cooking skills were learnt growing up in a household of bakers, namely my mother and grandmother. Baking for friends and family and entering our wares into the cookery section of the local show was the norm for me and my siblings. From this home-style, country baking my horizons were broadened at my university college where a communal kitchen with 400-ish of my peers presented ample opportunity to learn new tricks and improve my knowledge Continue reading

Beer and Chilli Coated Peanuts

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Quick, easy, delicious. These are great as a snack during the cricket season, lazing on the couch, or when having a few mates around for a cheeky afternoon drinking sesh. They’re also a quick and nifty last minute gift idea. Just fill up a nice jar, glass, or similar, wrap in cellophane to make it present-able and Bob’s your uncle!

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