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American chopsuey

100 gm. Noodles.
½ cup  Onion(chopped).
¼ cup Carrot(chopped).
¼ cup Bell pepper.
¼ tsp. Black Pepper.
1 tsp. Ginger(paste).
¼ tsp. Red Chili Powder.
4 tbsps. Tomato Sauce.
1 tbsp. Soy Sauce.
½ tbsp. Chili Sauce (green).
Salt to taste
1 tbsp. Sugar.
1 tsp. Vinegar.
1½ tbsps. Corn Flour.

Method of preparations
For the chopsuey sauce :
1. Heat 4 tbsp. of oil in pan and add ginger paste,  onions, carrot, bell peppers, chilli powder and salt.
2. Stir fry this over high heat for a  couple of minutes.
3. Add tomato sauce, chilli sauce, sugar, vinegar and salt to taste. Bring to a boil.
4. In a seperate cup mix corn flour with cold water, mix it well and then combine with the boiling sauce.
5. Keep stirring till the sauce becomes thick. Set aside.

For the noodles :
1. Boil water, add noodles and salt.
2. Cook uncovered for 5  minutes till the noodles are soft and firm but not mushy.
3. Drain and wash with cold water. Add a little bit of oil to keep the noodles from sticking.…

Chocolate ice cream

200g      :       Dark chocolate.
  6          :              Egg yolks.
100g      :         Caster sugar.
500g      :         Whole milk.
50g        :      Double cream.
40g        :       Cocoa powder.
 70g       :       Sugar.

Place chocolate in a large bowl. Set bowl over a saucepan to be cooked gently. Stir chocolate until melted. Set aside.Beat the yolks and sugar together until light and  thick enough to leave a trail when the whisk is lifted.Mix together the milk, cream and and cocoa powder in a saucepan over medium heat until mixture begins to boil.Pour it over the egg yolk mixture in a thin stream while constantly whisking the yolks.Return the mixture to the pan and cook on a gently heat. Constantly stir with  spatula and leaving the sides and bottom unsticken. Cook until the mixture has thickened and coats the back of a spoon.Place in a utensil consisting of a  wire or plastic mesh held in a frame over the bowl of chocolate and pour the custard over the chocolate. Let it re…