Category Archive: East Asian recipes

Tom Kha Gai (a Swindian version)

So… there are probably as many versions of Tom Kha Gai as there are coconut trees in the world, and I am aware that mine isn’t fully authentic. I lacked lemongrass, holy Thai… Continue reading

Miso sea bass with sesame bok choy

I love Chinese food. One of the first places I visited when I moved to London was Chinatown, and I simply drank in the sights, smells, and particularly the tastes of everything it… Continue reading

Spicy chicken, asparagus and peanut stir-fry

I love East Asian food so much, particularly how easy it is to throw together at home! This is something I really missed whilst travelling in South America, as even good soy sauce… Continue reading

Healthy and delicious teriyaki cabbage fried rice

I never used to like cabbage, as it had a funny smell and looked all strange. It was only about two weeks ago that I realised all I needed to do was to mix it… Continue reading

Simple Sichuan aubergine

I absolutely love aubergine, and this is a recipe I learnt when I attended School of Wok’s Authentic Chinese Cookery class. I adapted it slightly to my tastes, and it’s fantastic. The yellow bean… Continue reading

Stir-fried chicken and pak choi in oyster sauce

I’ve been trying to eat more healthy (mainly because I’m still recovering from the Weekend of Food 2014!), which is why I haven’t been posting a lot of new recipes lately. Mostly, I’ve… Continue reading

Swindian orange beef with mixed mushrooms

The reason I called this Swindian beef is because I took a Chinese recipe, removed some ingredients, added another few, and thus felt it could no longer be called Szechuan. It is absolutely… Continue reading

Rice wine pork mince with beans and mushrooms

The day I discovered pork mince was an important one. I don’t remember when exactly it was, but I know that it changed my view of mincemeat entirely. It is much lighter than… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day! Chinese-style spicy mince with aubergine

I would like to address the fact that it is Valentine’s Day tomorrow. Personally, I am not a big fan of this holiday (since I am of the belief that it is a… Continue reading

A move to Germany, and some Massaman beef curry

So, it has happened. I have left London! I will be in the beautiful city of Munich for the next 6 months, and I cannot wait for all the adventures that will surely… Continue reading

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