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Thai Green Curry Noodles

Thai Green Curry Noodles

A one pan meal that comes together in under 30 minutes. Authentically Thai – no. But you can get adventurous and make you own curry paste if you like which will up the authenticity factor. Delicious, easy and perfect for one, two or a crowd […]

Five Spice Chicken Bao

Five Spice Chicken Bao

If I make a lot of any kind of roasted/braised/baked meat, I usually have leftovers and since I’ve perfected the fluffiest, softest most delicious bao dough, I’ve been making bao with all my leftovers. These bao were particularly delicious; the main flavours of this filling (five […]

Spicy Korean Stew

Spicy Korean Stew

I don’t call this by any actual Korean stew name (kimchi-jjigae or dwaejigogi-jjigae or sundubu-jjigae, for example) because I don’t always have all the ingredients that go into any specific Korean stew. I do always have Gochujang, though and just Gochujang, garlic and ginger are […]

Bao (Steamed Buns)

Bao (Steamed Buns)

This recipe is more about making the dough for the bao rather than the filling. You can fill bao with almost anything you like, sweet or savoury. I’ve used a pork, mushroom and chive mixture, similar to the filling used for the Dumplings recipe and store-bought anko […]

Dumplings

Dumplings

As with most of the cooking I do, this is not a “recipe” per say but some general guidelines on how to make some kick-ass dumplings. As you’ll see there are no ingredients amounts, just ingredient suggestions. It’s really up to you what ingredients and […]