Sticky Char Siu in the Air Fryer (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Glossy red char siu pork left whole and cut into small chunks on a white plate.

This char siu in the air fryer will taste just as good as the char siu you are used to getting from your Chinese takeaway. Char siu is pork that has been marinated in a sweet and salty sauce, which is then basted with a sticky glaze before being cooked to perfection. Char siu is […]

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Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Chops in Air Fryer

Three cooked Vietnamese lemongrass pork chops garnished with spring onions on a white plate.

These juicy and tender Vietnamese lemongrass pork chops are probably the one thing you are missing in your life. The chops are marinated in a fresh and punchy sauce made with lemongrass, fish sauce, soy sauce and garlic. They are then air fried and served on a nice bed of hot jasmine rice. This recipe […]

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Vietnamese Savoury Pastries – Banh Pate So

hese Vietnamese savoury pastries or “banh pate so” are delicious parcels of flaky puff pastry with a pork mince filling. They are traditionally eaten at breakfast with a cup of coffee but you can honestly enjoy them at any time of the day.

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Crispy Roast Pork Belly in Air Fryer

This crispy roast pork belly dish is one of the easiest and simplest recipes ever. The method includes par boiling the meat, drying it out then cooking it in the air fryer. This way the cooking time is greatly reduced and the skin is crispy and delicious! In the past I have tried making crispy […]

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Vietnamese Stuffed Tomatoes (Ca Chua Nhoi Thit)

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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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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