Satay Sauce (Sambal Kacang)

Satay Sauce(Sambal Kacang) Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Indonesian cooking class! This Indonesian satay sauce recipe was taught to me by chef Hasan Yeoh from Kko Kko Balinese restaurant. It makes a thick peanut paste that keeps in the fridge for a couple of months. When you’re ready to serve, mix it with […]

Quick Kimchi

Quick Kimchi Like this recipe? You’ll love my online Asian Home Cooking cooking class! Kimchi, Korean spicy pickled cabbage, is a great side dish with almost anything. Cabbage ferments quickly, especially if you start it off at room temperature for a day. Kimchi is even delicious eaten as soon it’s made, without waiting for it […]

Piadina Romagnola

Piadina Romagnola Learn to Make Piadina at Casa Artusi in Romagna on my Small Group Italian Food & Wine Tour Everywhere you go in Romagna, you’re served this flatbread. I was taught to make it by a local lady at Casa Artusi in Forlimpopoli, a cooking school and foundation dedicated to the work of Italy’s […]

Garganelli Pasta

How To Make Garganelli Pasta Join my Small Group Food & Wine Tours to Emilia-Romagna, Home of Garganelli Pasta Emilia-Romagna is the home of rich egg pasta, with 1 egg used for every 100g of flour to create pasta sheets that are then cut into an endless variety of shapes. Garganelli are similar to penne […]

Rösti (Swiss Potato Cake)

Rösti Discover more regional specialties on my small group Swiss food & wine tour! Talking about a ‘potato’ rösti in Switzerland is redundant (like ‘cheese’ fondue) as there’s only one type of true rösti and it’s made from potato. Swiss menus don’t generally offer much for vegetarians, but most have rösti with either a creamy […]

Nuoc Mam Cham

Nuoc Mam Cham Check Out A Month of VietnameseRecipes+Videos Online Masterclass Fish sauce is the essential condiment in Vietnamese cooking, as salt and pepper are in the west. A bottle sits on the table at every meal and at its simplest it’s poured straight from that bottle. A little chopped chilli is typically served […]

Sambal Goreng (Fried Chilli Paste)

Sambal Goreng (Fried Chilli Paste) I love having good condiments on hand to add flavour to quick and easy meals. In Southeast Asia that’s often a sambal, and sambal goreng is one of the easiest and tastiest. Sambal means ‘chilli’ and goreng means ‘fried’ and I use this fried chilli paste in mee goreng […]

Nyonya Curry Paste

Nyonya Curry Paste My Singaporean friend, Audra Morrice, taught me to make this classic Nyonya curry paste. She explained that it can be tricky making curry pastes in a smaller quantity than this, so it’s best to make the full amount then, if you don’t need it all, freeze half for a quick meal later. […]

How To Make Crepes

How To Make Crepes Like crepes?You’ll love my online French cooking class! Whether you’re wrapping them around a savoury filling or making a dessert like crêpes Suzette, the aim with crêpes is to get them as thin as possible. This comes with practice and a good pan. Start with a heavy based, low-sided frying pan […]

Laksa Paste

Laksa Paste Laksa paste is the soul of any laksa, get this right and everything else is just assembly. The turmeric, ginger and galangal provide much of the flavour, peel them gently with a small knife rather than a vegetable peeler so you don’t lose too much flesh. The belacan (Malaysian shrimp paste) is best […]

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