Category Archives: Asian

Szechuan Spicy Broccoli with Candied Cashews!

I’m probably a terrible person. When I heard there was a large earthquake in China’s Szechuan province my first thought was: that’s really terrible. My second thought was: Mmmmm Szechuan food….I AM A TERRIBLE PERSON. I guess my brain is … Continue reading

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Sticky Tofu with Asian Mushrooms

    What you’ll need: An assortment of asian greens like bok choi and some other greens An assortment of fancy mushrooms. Obviously if you can’t access or don’t want to splash out on shitake and king oyster mushrooms like … Continue reading

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Thai Green Chicken Curry (this is how I make it…)

Took a bit of a hiatus from the blog over Christmas because, well, it was Christmas and I did a lot more eating than cooking. Then, this past week was a bit of a nightmare beginning with when I sliced … Continue reading

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Singapore Curry Noodles with Chilli Lime Shrimp

  A couple weeks ago I was craving some Chinese take-away. Specifically, those yellow curry flavoured “Singapore” noodles. So delish! Instead of succumbing to the MSG madness, I worked out my own little homemade recipe. What you’ll need: Vermicelli rice noodles 2 … Continue reading

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Coconut Lime Chicken and Mushroom Soup

A warm and cozy soup, perfect for a sunday night! What you’ll need: 1 can of coconut milk 2 cups of hot vegetable or chicken stock 2 boneless chicken breasts cut into cubes Soya sauce 2 big cloves of garlic … Continue reading

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Sesame Soya Spinach

Here’s a good one–a healthy and delicious side-dish to accompany any Asian themed meal! What you’ll need: One large bag of spinach (I used “Oriental” spinach, you can use baby spinach but the best is probably the original kind–get a … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Aubergine and Mango

Yet another giant winner from Ottolenghi’s “Plenty” cookbook. Of course, as usual, I changed the recipe a bit so that it was easier to make and suited the ingredients in my pantry (and some that I went out to buy … Continue reading

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