Clear Hot and Sour Soup

A very simple Vietnamese version of hot and sour soup that is perfect for cold winter nights! This soup is made with chicken stock, bamboo shoots and cubes of tofu. Finished with shredded chicken and spring onions, this glossy and velvety soup will be a crowd pleaser. This week has been a very eventful one […]

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Vegan Fried Spring Rolls

Vegan Spring Rolls

These vegan spring rolls are a fantastic recipe to entertain your friends and family. Each one is packed with minced tofu, shiitake mushrooms and sweet potato which give it an amazing texture and flavour. They can be made in large batches and frozen, so are perfect for making in advance for parties or a rainy […]

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Oven Baked Vegan Curry Puffs

These delicious curry puffs are easily the best vegan recipe we have ever developed. Each one is loaded with a variety of curried root vegetables, wrapped in crispy golden puff pastry. This recipe is a healthier alternative to the traditional deep fried versions which is especially good for those watching their waistline.  A word of […]

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Turnip Cake – Banh Bot Chien (cheat version)

Close up of a stack of 3 pieces of turnip cake on a blue tea towel.

This turnip cake / banh bot chien is an absolute hit in my household. It has a crispy pan fried skin with a gooey center that is flavoured with Chinese sausage, spring onions and dried shrimp.  This recipe is my mum’s cheat version, which is much simpler and quicker then traditional methods. All you will […]

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Oven Baked Curry Puffs

Whenever I feel the need to be popular with friends or family, I make a batch of these oven baked curry puffs to share! Each one of these delicious parcels is loaded up with curried mince and root vegetables with a hint of soy sauce for a twist. The filling is then wrapped in puff […]

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Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls – Cha Gio

Vietnamese Spring Rolls - Cha Gio

All my life I have never came across a person who didn’t enjoy munching on a few spring rolls from time to time. These little morsels of goodness are probably the most popular dish to come out of Vietnam. Each one is filled with pork, prawns and a variety vegetables which are seasoned with traditional Vietnamese […]

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