Category Archive: East Asian recipes

Sesame oil chicken with sesame zucchini on the side

Every recipe on Rasa Malaysia is a winner, and this chicken is no different. I’ve had my eye on it for quite some time, and now I finally had the chance to make… Continue reading

A variation on Gordon Ramsay: Chicken (claypot) rice

For my birthday, one of my friends gave me a Gordon Ramsay cookbook – focusing on East Asian cuisine. This was the perfect present, as I love Oriental cooking but often end up… Continue reading

Spicy Kung Pao chicken

This recipe is an old favourite and is from my favourite food blog, Rasa Malaysia. If you don’t know her blog, please go take a look, it’s absolutely fantastic and every single recipe… Continue reading

Juicy pork stir-fried with lime and ginger

For some reason, I haven’t made anything Oriental in quite a while. This dish was well worth the wait, though! It’s based on a recipe my mother used to cook – it was… Continue reading

Beef teriyaki stir-fry with shiitake mushrooms

I. Love. Leftovers. I take leftovers to work for lunch almost every day, and I love re-using ingredients. So after I made teriyaki sauce from scratch, I decided to use it again, in… Continue reading

Baked salmon + vegetable stir fry – in homemade teriyaki sauce

At university, I always had a bottle of readymade teriyaki sauce on hand. I would put it in fried rice, mix it in every stir-fry and just use it almost as commonly as… Continue reading

Green Thai fish curry (from scratch!)

NB: I’ve updated this post with photos from my even newer flat, but the recipe is exactly the same! This weekend was moving weekend, and so most of it was spent carrying boxes… Continue reading

Stir-fry chicken made interesting

Like most people, I often resort to stir-fry when I am feeling uncreative. However, I always try and find a way to make it more interesting than just vegetables, chicken and soy sauce.… Continue reading

Chicken egg drop soup (with green bean noodles)

You know when you spend all day thinking about what you’re going to cook for dinner, only to get home and realise that your planning was futile? This happened to me today, when… Continue reading

Quick and easy fried rice

Everybody has a go-to dish for when you get home late, are tired and have no energy to experiment with ingredients. Some people make mac and cheese, others eat sandwiches – I cook… Continue reading