Pressure Cooker Sweet Red Bean Soup (Hong Dou Tang)

This a sweet red bean soup is made with red adzuki beans sweetened with rock sugar and flavoured with dried citrus peel. It is a popular Chinese dessert that can be served hot, chilled, or even frozen as an ice block. This recipe has virtually no prep or soaking time, and using a pressure cooker […]

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Chicken and Prawn Pad Thai

We’ve put up a few Thai posts on this blog lately, and now it’s time for perhaps the most popular Thai dish of all (in Australia anyway) – Chicken and Prawn Pad Thai! Everyone loves this – rice stick noodles, a sweet, tangy and salty sauce, and in this case chicken, prawn and tofu as […]

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Vietnamese Stuffed Tomatoes

This Vietnamese stuffed tomatoes recipe is another family favourite that I have enjoyed all through my childhood. It is basically hollowed out tomatoes packed with pork mince and vegetables, then cooked in a delicious sauce. Super easy and quick to make, this recipe is easily one of best comfort dishes that you are sure to […]

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Mango Sticky Rice (Quick Version)

Mango sticky rice is a popular Thai dessert made with fresh mango pieces, sweet sticky rice and a drizzle of salted coconut sauce. This recipe includes the traditional and the microwave methods of cooking and our quick process for soaking sticky rice. If you are looking for something simple and easy to make, give this […]

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Vietnamese Pork Thick Noodle Soup (Banh Canh)

This Vietnamese pork thick noodle soup or Banh Canh is a very popular dish in Vietnam. It is made with thick round noodles, tender pieces of pork that is all cooked in a flavoursome broth. You can load it up with extras, or keep it simple – either way this lesser known noodle soup is […]

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Vietnamese Caramelised Ginger Chicken (Ga Kho Gung)

This caramelised ginger chicken recipe is a classic Vietnamese home-style dish. The chicken is braised in a simple caramel that is infused with ginger, garlic and fish sauce. Easy and simple to make, this recipe is perfect for a quick mid-week dinner.

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