Pot Po Kho ( vietnamese beef stew)

Claudine's Home Recipes


900g diced beef

3 cloves of garlic chopped

Few pieces of lemongrass chopped

4 carrots cut into chunks

1 large onion sliced

1 thumb size ginger chopped

1 green bell pepper sliced

4 tomatoes sliced

3 star anise

3 cloves

2 bay leaves

Few pieces of cinnamon sticks

½ teaspoon of fennel seeds

3 tablespoon of tomato puree

2 tablespoon of fish sauce

½ teaspoon of salt

1 tablespoon of soy sauce

500 mls of beef stock (mix 2 beef oxo cubes & 1 beef stock melt with 200 mls of hot water then add another 300 mls if cold water)


Pour the beef stock, soy sauce, salt, fish sauce, tomato puree, fennel seeds, cloves, ginger, garlic, lemongrass, into the slow cooker stir well.

Add diced beef, carrots, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, stir well.

Add star anise, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, lightly stir.

Cook on high for 4-5…

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Roast Chicken

Claudine's Home Recipes


Large chicken

½ teaspoon of pink rock salt

½ teaspoons of crushed peppercorns

1 tablespoon of peri-peri seasoning

1 tablespoon of paprika

1 chicken oxo cube crushed

200 mils of hot water

1 chicken stock melt


Mix the chicken stock melt in the jug of hot water.

Place the Turkey/chicken lifter in the slow cooker.

Place the chicken on the Turkey/chicken lifter.

Season the chicken with the pink rock salt, peppercorns, peri-peri seasoning, paprika, oxo cube,

pour in the chicken stock fasten the handle of the lifter.

Cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 7-8 hours.

Lift out the the Turkey/chicken lifter (use oven gloves or tea-towel to lift it out as it will be hot)

Keep the juices to make gravey.

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Apple Bread

Sassy, Broke & Hungry

Sometimes I just need a compliment. Well, all the time I need a compliment. Feed me affirmation & french fries pls. What does my need for compliments have to do with this recipe? I’m so glad you (I) asked.

Make this bread and everyone will tell you how amazing you are. It’s foolproof. When I’m feeling chubby & unloveable, I make a loaf of this bread and bring it to work. Then everyone loves me and all is right with the world. Do I need therapy? Oh, for sure. But we don’t need to talk about that. I just need to tell you how to make this compliment bread. Y’all ready?


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp…

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Breakfast Casserole

Sassy, Broke & Hungry

“There has never been a sadness that can’t been cured by breakfast food.”

-Ron Swanson

If you don’t like breakfast, I don’t trust you. If you won’t immediately agree to an IHOP run at any point, we cannot be friends. If you’ve ever skipped a free breakfast buffet, don’t even talk to me.

I understand that my passion for breakfast may be baffling, but I will not apologize. I guarantee my last meal will be a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. I would sell my soul for biscuits and gravy. Have I made my point? Are you annoyed with me yet? Yes? Oksorrypleaseloveme. The recipe below is delicious, easy, and cheap. It’s perfectly balanced, and you can customize it to your liking in so many ways. I make this on Sunday, and it feeds me the whole week!


  • 4 cups cubed bread (I used 2 leftover hoagie rolls)
  • 8…

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