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.
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.
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.
Crabmeat is deliciously sweet. Combined with creamy ricotta and wrapped in crisp panko crumbs, and these crab and ricotta croquettes are delectable. But dip them in the sweet, sour, and salty roast tomato ponzu, and you will be asking for more.
These black and white beans exhibit an earthiness complemented by a vegetarian broth infused with the heavenly spices and aromatics that make Vietnamese veggie pho so distinctive.
A variation on oyakodon, this tanindon or donburi (rice bowl) recipe, tops the rice with salmon and green onion lightly poached in seasoned dashi stock. A raw egg yolk tops off the delectable combination.
The star of this dish is the cauliflower purée. While the teriyaki salmon and pickled vegetables are truly delicious in their own right, it is the cauliflower puree that harmonizes these diverse flavours into a dish worthy of a special occasion.