Super Dinner For a Special You!

"This dinner package with varieties of desserts!" Mary said.

"How special!" Peter asked.

"I heard they have a special chicken for main course, and our favorite ice cream for dessert.", Marry said.

Peter and Marry can't wait to see the food. They walked straight towards the hotel restaurant reception.

A charming young lady came and brought them to the dinner table.

"Oh, the table is super long and covered with a silver table cloth.", Mary said.

"It is a buffet dinner, what a surprise!", Peter said.

"My favorite vegetable Soup, pineapple chicken, shrimp croquettes, almond ice cream, and...", said Marry.

Let's go...

Vegetable Soup


3 medium sized onions
3 potatoes
1500 ml boiling water
1/2 canned tomatoes
1/2 canned peas
1 teaspoon butter
1 tablespoon sugar
Pepper and salt


a. Slice the onions and potatoes into the boiling water.
b. Add tomatoes, peas, butter, sugar and a little pepper and salt.
c. Let boil 1 hour and serve hot with soda crackers.

Pineapple Chicken


1 young chicken
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 canned pineapple
A little sugar
1 teaspoon cooking wine
1 teaspoon cornstarch or 2 teaspoons flour


a. Wash the chicken and wipe dry.
b. Cut off all the flesh.
c. Slice in pieces convenient for serving.
d. Season chicken with salt, sugar and cooking wine.
e. Cut the pineapples into small pieces.


a. Heat the oil in a frying-pan.
b. Add the seasoned chicken pieces and fry for about 35 minutes, until cooked through and browned.
c. Add soy sauce and pineapple pieces and cook slowly for 15 minutes.
d. Remove pineapple and chicken to a hot platte.
e. Thicken gravy with cornstarch.
f. Pour over chicken and surround with hot rice.

Shrimp Croquettes


400g fresh shrimps (peeled and boiled)
2 tablespoons boiled rice
2 tablespoons butter
2 hard boiled eggs
2 raw eggs
1 tablespoon tomato.
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
125 ml milk
Bread crumbs


a. Chop shrimps, rice, tomato, eggs, butter, salt and pepper together.
b. Add milk and make into croquettes.
c. Dip in bread crumbs and then in whipped eggs, then bread crumbs again.
d. Fry in hot oil.

Note: You may replace fresh shrimps with canned shrimps, when desired.

Meringue Glace

Fill meringue shells with raspberry ice cream and garnish with fresh raspberries.

Steam Carrot Pudding


200g grated raw potatoes
1/2 teaspoon cooking soda
200g grated carrots
200g raisins
120g flour
200g brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
4 teaspoon allspice
4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon butter


a. Combine all and steam for 2 hours or more.
b. Serve with hard sauce

Hard Sauce


200g sugar
100g butter
2 egg yolks
2 egg whites
1 lemon (juiced)


a. Beat 2 egg whites stiff, gradually beat yolks into whites.
b. Add creamed butter and sugar very gradually.
c. Add lemon juice very gradually to avoid curdling.
d. Make just before serving.

Note: This should have the appearance of whipped cream

Marshmallow Pudding


Marshmallows (pink or white)
1 canned sliced pineapples
200g walnuts (chopped)
Whipped cream
1 egg white


a. Cut marshmallows into 4 pieces.
b. Cut pineapple in small pieces and let all stand together for about 30 minutes.
c. Whip cream and mix with marshmallows, pineapple and nuts just before serving.

Note: You may add oranges and bananas to the pudding.

Almond Ice Cream


200g cream
250g grated almonds
3 bitter almonds
7 oranges


a. Sweeten the cream and freeze.
b. When nearly stiff enough, beat the almonds, and juice in and freeze well.

"I am really happy with this dinner package!", said Peter.

"We come again for your coming birthday celebration?", asked Mary.

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