WHAT IS IT? Chinese olive vegetable is a condiment made of olives, preserved mustard vegetables, salt and oil. It contains high amount of umami flavour and is most commonly used in fried rice, stir fries or as a condiment.
WHAT IS IT? Yardlong beans (aka Chinese long beans) are thin, long beans mainly used Asian, Indian and Caribbean cuisines. They are most commonly used in stir fries, curries or eaten raw.
Dad’s simple, easy and quick egg fried rice recipe that’s fluffy and coats each grain of rice with egg for maximum deliciousness.
WHAT IS IT? Annatto seeds come from the achiote tree and are primarily used in Latin and Carribean cooking but can occasionally be found in Vietnamese & Filipino cuisines. It’s mainly used as a natural colouring agent to change oils to a bright yellowish red hue and used for stews, rice and noodle soups.
WHAT IS IT? Lemongrass is a stalky grass-like medicinal herb used predominately in Thai, Laotian and Vietnamese cuisines. This herb has a strong lemony and refreshing scent and used for marinating meat, flavouring broths or steeping teas.
Bun Bo Hue is a spicy Vietnamese Beef Noodle soup that is not quite as popular as Pho but should not be overlooked! This noodle soup is beefy, spicy & has a robust broth. If you love Pho and you love a bit of spice then definitely give Bun Bo Hue a try.
Korean corn cheese is a popular cheesy, sweet and savoury snack typically enjoyed with drinks. I tinkered around a bit and combined it with the flavours of Elote (Mexican Grilled Corn) for a more flavourful way to enjoy corn this summer.
Not your traditional Chinese honey garlic ribs, these deep fried bite-sized ribs are crispy, drizzled with honey and coated in crispy garlic bits. Not for the faint of heart but definitely for the garlic lovers – breath mints anyone?
A yaki udon recipe with thick & chewy udon noodles that absorbs all the flavours of the lightly sweetened maple curry & provides a satisfying chewiness! Great use of leftover meats or go meatless!
WHAT IS IT? Udon noodles originate from Japan and are noodles made from wheat flour. They are most prized for it’s thickness & chewy texture and most commonly used in Japanese stir fried dishes and noodle broths.