Late Eating: Recipes for a Midnight Feast

The Cook Up with Adam Liau S2 airs weekdays on SBS Food at 7:00 pm and 10:30 pm, or streams for free on SBS On Demand. Watch Adam Liau and the guests cooking the nightly meals on the May 18 episode of “Midnight Feast” and the May 25 episode of “The Last Show” on SBS Food and later streaming on SBS On Demand —

“I love cooking late at night,” says Adam Leo as he opens “Midnight Feast” Cook. As are his guests, and so are we, so here’s a selection of some favorite late-night meals, including recipes from the show and more.

midnight spaghetti

With a short cooking time but no flavor, these 15-minute spaghetti from Adam Lio are perfect for a light late-night dinner. It’s a hearty combination of anchovies, garlic, chili flakes, capers, parmesan and fried panko breadcrumbs tossed with spaghetti.

Fried gnocchi with miso butter, cherry tomatoes and baby spinach

“This is a very simple dish that I love to eat when I get home from a comedy performance. Normally, after a night of adrenaline rush, I crave carbs and salty flavors, and this dish has plenty of that, but it also has something. vegetables too. Miso butter is made from David Chang’s recipe he shared in New York Times,comedian Jennifer Wong says about this recipe, which she shares on the episode “Aftershow” Prepare. With a bag of store-bought gnocchi in the fridge, you can have this treat on your plate in about 15 minutes.

Korean cheese steaks

A variation on the classic Philly Cheesesteak (a type of long roll filled with thinly sliced ​​beef and melted cheese that Adam Lio describes as a “Philadelphia kebab”), these rolls are great for a late-night snack. Here, Adam gave a Korean twist to the beloved American dish by using gochujang in the beef marinade and kimchi in the filling.

Popcorn, all ways

Popcorn is one of the best late snacks. Whether you love crunchy Banoffee popcorn for the sweet tooth or popcorn with salted caramel and brazil nuts, or you like spicy chili popcorn with garlic butter, we have a bowl full of recipes in our popcorn collection.

Grilled mozzarella sandwich (mozzarella in carrozza)

Take your cheese toast to the next level with soft bread sandwiches stuffed with mozzarella cheese and anchovies, soaked in egg and then fried. “Pure cheesy, salty toast perfection,” says Paolo Bacchia of his version of this popular Italian appetizer.

Spanakopita toasts

If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, toast or jaffle is the way to go. For example, this is a quick and easy Greek-style dish with spinach, herbs, garlic, three types of cheese and sun-dried tomatoes in the middle. (Find many more ideas, from baked beans and cheddar jeffle to Korean egg toast, in our collection of toast recipes.)

Midnight Toffee Popcorn Marathon

Looking for total, over-the-top pleasure? This crazy monster cocktail will do it for you. It’s not an instant treat – a rich caramel syrup needs to be made (although it will keep in the fridge for two weeks), as well as some crunchy toffee popcorn, plus some basic ingredients to stock up (including toffee ice cream, marshmallows, and chocolate wafer rolls). but plan ahead and you can get it all while fueling your nightly marathon. (Find more in this collection of monster cocktail recipes).

Melting tuna

Don’t forget the delicious taste of melted tuna! If you have bread, cheese, mayonnaise and bread, and some vegetables if you like, you can make this melting dish in minutes.

Muffin Ro Jia

This is a kind of hearty meal that can be taken with both hands, which will make the midnight that you are really happy with earlier forward-thinking to those who have prepared delicious pulled pork in advance. Sliced ​​pork can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer and then reheated in a saucepan over low heat. Rou Jia Mo is the oldest hamburger in the world. This Shaanxi hamburger has been made for over 2,000 years. Instead of the special “mo” buns, Adam Leo uses English muffins. So all you have to do is heat up the muffins and stuff them with delicious la ji rou (braised pork).

Chicken burger katsu

Shared by Nellie Robinson in the first season Prepare, this burger combines two great elements of Japanese cuisine: crispy katsu icing and Kewpie mayonnaise. Marinate the chicken ahead of time to enhance the flavor. (And to learn more about hamburgers, check out the collection of hamburger recipes.)

Leche flan in five minutes in the microwave

Five minutes of effort, plus some chilling time in the fridge or freezer, and you’ve got this delicious custard and caramel number on the end of your spoon. (Or, if chocolate is more your thing, try this one-minute gluten-free chocolate cake in a cup.)


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