Recipes inspired by the wonderful flavours of Asia – in particular, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Laos, and China. These Asian inspired recipes don’t pretend to be authentic. Instead, they celebrate the flavours of Asia.
Inspired by Cao Lau and Hoi An’s Japanese Bridge, these pork udon noodles combine fresh and herbal greens and crunchy garnishes with the deep flavours of the slow-cooked broth and braised pork belly.
Conchiglioni, or large pasta shells, are stuffed with a tasty pork and crab mix inspired by popular Thai and Vietnamese dishes. These are baked together with a spicy gochujang and tomato sauce.
The toasty, salty-sweet, and slightly funky miso works its umami magic on the three kinds of fresh cheese in this no-bake cheesecake. If you like salted caramel ice cream, you will love this.
Unagi is braised freshwater eel, a fatty fish with a satisfyingly firm texture, making it a perfect filling for dumplings. A clear fish broth made from simmering salmon bones in ichiban dashi complements these tasty morsels.
A satisfyingly chewy wild rice salad with cranberries, pine nuts, and a roast garlic-infused dressing is accompanied here by miso-glazed portobello mushrooms.
A spicy Sichuan málà style sauce gets drizzled over smoky grilled eggplant. Serve this Sichuan eggplant with rice, or use it as a side or appetiser.
This spicy kani salad recipe combines fresh julienned vegetables with crab sticks and the unique tobiko crunch experience. It is an easy and fast salad that is a meal in itself.
Use a handful of sticky rice to scoop up some of this spicy and smoky grilled eggplant dip. Not only is it delicious, but this dish, inspired by jeow mak keua from Laos, is also fun to eat.
Saigon Ramen is a spicy miso style ramen recipe with flavours and toppings inspired by some of Saigon’s most iconic street food.
A fusion of curry influences, including Indian, Malay, and Thai, the warm and flavourful duck Massaman Curry recipe is one of those dishes that keeps drawing you back. The tender and succulent confit/sous vide duck leg is a perfect pairing, as is the bittersweet charred pineapple.
With two of the worlds healthiest foods together in one delicious stew, there is no excuse not to try this vegetarian kimchi stew recipe. Nutrient-dense and probiotic-rich kimchi works together with fibre and protein-loaded beans to create a truly nutritious and delicious kimchi jjigae.
Packages of tasty, succulent duck breast, these duck dumplings are served in a mushroom and smoky bacon consommé. The consommé may look unassuming, but its intensity and clarity of flavour will take you by surprise.