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Noodles Every Day: Delicious Asian Recipes from Ramen to Rice Sticks (Paperback)

Sep 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Cooks' Books

Noodle dishes are a beloved staple throughout Asia and are eaten at all hours of the day and night. Asian cuisine expert Corinne Trang presents more than 70 recipes that make it easy to discover such simple pleasures as the Vietnamese rice noodle soup known as Pho mee krob (a sweet and crispy fried rice […]

Thai Green Curry Recipe by Mrs Cookin

Sep 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Cookin's Cooking, Thailand

Thai Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Green Curry (Gaeng Khieo Waan) I have many favourite Thai dishes that I like to cook regularly, for example stir fried spicy chicken with fresh basil (phad krapao gai), and of course green curry. The recipe for Green Curry that follows, is how my wife has taught me to make […]

The Asian Grill: Great Recipes, Bold Flavors (Paperback)

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Cooks' Books

Grilling is the perfect way to cook with Asian ingredients, especially if you like to experiment with new flavor combinations. Review There’s much more to grilling than crackling flames, a good pair of tongs and a nice cut of meat. Trang has cooked her way through countless dishes from China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea and […]

Reishi Mushroom Garden Patch Indoor-Outdoor Mushroom Growing

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Cooks' Tools

Ganoderma lucidum, known as Reishi by the Japanese and Ling Chi by the Chinese, has long been sought after for its beneficial properties. Ling Chi is perhaps the most well renowned of all the medicinal fungi, represented in Asian art for thousands of years. Reputed to have many health stimulating properties, Western studies are increasingly […]

Thai Foodcast: Easy Thai Recipes

Apr 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Cooks' Books

The Thai Foodcast slogan is:  Easy Thai Food Explained. By watching this DVD you will gain the knowledge and skills required to make ten great tasting Thai dishes that are so simple, they will easily become part of your weekly meal schedule. Some of the most delicious Thai food is also the easiest to make, […]

Fusion Cooking Recipes (Kindle Edition)

Mar 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Cooks' Books

Fusion Cooking is taking the locally available ingredients & adjust it to their ethnic taste, it’s a culinary method that integrates various regional cooking styles in order to create innovative new tastes, it’s the art of mixing ingredients and preparation styles from different countries and cultures into a unique dish of flavour, and it’s when […]

Indian Char-grilled Chicken Tikka Masala

Feb 7th, 2009 | By | Category: India

Chicken Tikka Masala is absolutely one of my favourite Indian dishes – whether it be as a marinade, a dip, or as a full curry in it’s own right as in the recipe below. The dish in the photo is served on a bed of rich and fragrant saffron rice, there really is no substitute […]

Japanese Steak in Roasted Sesame Seed Marinade

Feb 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Japan

Japanese cuisine continues to surprise me, especially when encountering less well known recipes – OK, that’s a rather self-fulfilling prophesy when it’s said like that, but I hope you understand what I mean? I’d never tried steak done in a Japanese style, but having come across this gem, I’m loving it. If you’re bored with […]

Tamarind in Indian and Thai cooking

Jan 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Ingredients

The juice of the pulp around the seeds of the tamarind, sometimes called the Indian date, is used to give a fruity, sour flavour to many Asian curries and spicy dishes.  Those that do not contain coconut milk tend to be cooked in tamarind juice. Generally, tamarind is used with seafood while coconut accompanies meat […]

What is galangal?

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Ingredients

Galangal looks very much like its relative the ginger root, but has a paler pinkish color.  It cannot be eaten raw and is usually ground up with other ingredients to make a paste. There are two varieties of galangal, the greater and the lesser galangal. Both are used a lot in Thai cooking but it […]