Tag Archives: Asian

Another Winter Warmer. Sticky Soy And Honey Roasted Pork Belly with Crisp Crackle.

Slow roasted pork belly has always been a favourite in our home. Meltingly tender with a crisp crackle crust. In summer we enjoy our pork belly with a refreshing vinaigrette based coleslaw. In Winter, however, we turn to a richer … Continue reading

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From The Asian Herb Garden. Malaysian Beef And Potato Curry.

This Sunday heralds the beginning of winter. Hard to fathom with our warm weather and blue sunny skies. It’s still t-shirt weather, our winter coats are hanging in the very back of our cupboards waiting for that elusive cold snap. … Continue reading

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Dude Food. Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sliders With Asian Slaw.

I think I may have just found a new way to gain favour and influence over my teenage son. As anyone with an adolescent boy in their house will tell you they seem to be perpetually hungry and always on … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Diet Meal Idea Under 200 Calories. Asian Slaw.

It may be Autumn but the heat and humidity show little sign of abating. When it’s stifling hot I like to eat salad. Easy to eat. Easy to prepare. Today’s 5-2 fast day offering is an Asian inspired coleslaw. It may … Continue reading

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The Summer Edition. Barbecued Ribs, Two Ways. Rack or Belly. With Dara’s Asian Inspired Marinade

Our son’s all time favourite meals is ribs. Caveman style. Huge meaty racks of them, covered in a sticky marinade, braised in the oven until soft and tender, and finished on the barbecue until nicely charred and lightly caramelised. As … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Asian Style Spicy Chicken and Roasted Corn Soup.

I love Asian style soups. A delicious study of contrasting flavours, colour and textures, this Spicy Chicken and Roasted Corn Soup is incredibly satisfying. Filled with fragrant spices, silky strands of shredded chicken, crunchy roasted corn and delicate tendrils of … Continue reading

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My Asian Pantry Staple. Homemade From Scratch. Sweet Chilli Jam.

Chilli jam. Another of my pantry staples. Incredibly versatile, it can be used anywhere you need a sweet and spicy flavour hit. A key ingredient in one of our favourite meals, Thai Chicken Stir Fry With Sweet Chilli Jam and Cashews. Not … Continue reading

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A Summer BBQ. Grilled Chicken Skewers with an Asian Inspired Marinade.

In my mind a summer BBQ is synonymous with easy and relaxed entertaining. I can’t think of an easier way to feed a crowd than grilled chicken skewers. The secret to a tender, juicy, succulent chicken skewer? Use thigh fillets … Continue reading

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