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Burmese Aubergine Curry

Burmese Aubergine Curry

02.06.16

Vegetarian curry with rice is a staple meal in Myanmar. Rachel had a wonderful time exploring Burmese cuisine earlier this

Burmese Noodle Stir-Fry

Burmese Noodle Stir-Fry

23.05.16

Stir-fried noodles are eaten as a morning snack in Myanmar. This dish is easy to make and can be adapted

Shan Tofu

Shan Tofu

03.05.16

Shan tofu is made by the Shan people in the east of Burma. It's no relation to soya tofu but

Laksa Lemak

Laksa Lemak

20.04.16

Laksa Lemak is a Malay coconut and noodle soup from Malacca. It’s a meal in itself; very rich and

Japanese Soba Noodles with Mushrooms

Japanese Soba Noodles with Mushrooms

02.11.15

Onion Squash and Coconut Curry

Onion Squash and Coconut Curry

19.10.15

I have used my favourite squash for this simple Vietnamese style coconut curry. Onion squash has a bright orange

​Bhang Ki Pickle

​Bhang Ki Pickle

11.06.15

This was one of the most talked-about dishes at our recent Nepalese Fundraiser. Bhang Ki is made from roasted hemp

Tibetan Momos

Tibetan Momos

11.06.15

I first tried momo in Tibet served steamed over broth and eaten with yak butter tea. It was rare to

Dhal Bhat

Dhal Bhat

25.02.15

When my sister asked if I would like to join her on a trek to Annapurna base camp in

Gado Gado with Satay Tempeh

Gado Gado with Satay Tempeh

18.07.14

The key to enjoying tempeh is marinating it, traditionally with a rub of garlic and toasted coriander, or with a

How to Cook with Tofu

How to Cook with Tofu

25.11.13

It's Meat Free Monday today and I thought I'd cover one of the most basic, and also most elusive

Bánh Xèo: Vietnamese Pancakes

Bánh Xèo: Vietnamese Pancakes

05.05.13

Bánh xèo are Vietnamese savoury rice pancakes filled with slivered vegetables and served with a sweet chilli based dipping

Five Spice Crispy Tofu

Five Spice Crispy Tofu

11.03.11

Five Spice Crispy TofuServes 4-6Dietary: Vegan, Gluten FreeIngredients:1 block of plain tofu60ml shoyu (good quality soy sauce)a thumb of ginger

Green Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad

11.03.11

Green Papaya salad is very refreshing. In the heat of Vietnam, the salad is served with a liberal amount of

Miso Ramen Soup with Shitake and Seaweed

Miso Ramen Soup with Shitake and Seaweed

11.03.11

Miso Ramen Soup with Shitake and SeaweedDietary: VeganServes: 4 Miso StockIngredients:1.5litres water1 medium onion, quartered 2 carrots, cut in halves