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Essential Ingredients for Chinese Cooking

If you’re looking to get into Chinese cooking, chances are you won’t have all the necessary ingredients in your cupboards. Fundamentally, most Chinese dishes are made up of or utilise a few basic ingredients. Some of which you may have in your home already, some which you may not. Chinese Resources Traditional Chinese peasant recipes … Read more

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Cooking Methods Used To Make Chinese Cusine

Chinese cuisine is well-loved across the world and is bursting with delicious food, from noodles and rice to spring rolls and dumplings. As the food is so varied, there are numerous cooking methods used. In this post from cheap dinner ideas, we take a look at the range of cooking methods used to create Chinese … Read more

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Recipes Using Gochujang Paste

Ok I understand that some of you may have never heard of gochujang paste and no idea what it actually is. It is a spicy fermented Korean chilli paste. What is gochujang? What is it made of? Gochujang is a deep red, smooth and spicy paste popular in Korean cuisine. A staple condiment, it’s made … Read more

Crispy Korean Pulled Pork

Spicy Korean Shredded Sticky Pork Tacos

This Korean inspired spicy pork dish was inspired from watching too much Dinners, Dives and Drive ins. It was the mixes of spices they were using for BBQ and the vinegar based marinade and spices. So I just started playing with flavours and then I stumbled across this little combination. The great thing is that … Read more

Easy Butter Chicken Biryani With Prawns

Another night exploring what the supermarket has to offer and something a little different to eat. Well inspiration was missing a little and could I be bothered to cook. Sometimes cooking for one is an effort and you just fancy a quick ready meal. Stop right there, I can not remember the last time I … Read more

Char Siu Minced Pork Recipe

I just fancied some Char Siu pork the other day whilst pondering what to make one night. I was in the supermarket when the pang hit me, at this point I had never made any Char Siu ever before. If you read my recipes regular you will know that I am always looking for a … Read more

Indian Style Rice

I love rice because its so versatile and it can be turned into any cuisine just with a few extra ingredients. It is also perfect if you are cooking meals for one. Make a double portion and save half for the next night different flavour. You may be like me and no expert at cooking … Read more

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Basic Curry Paste Recipe

Curry Paste Recipe We all love a Ruby Murray, Yes its Cockney rhyming slang for a curry. Virtually every curry you have every had has started from a basic curry paste recipe.The basic curry paste starts with, onion (lots) garlic, ginger, tomatoes and turmeric. Of course there are many variations including more spices. I prefer … Read more

Homemade Naan Bread

Homemade Naan Bread Yoghurt Garlic Coriander

Homemade Naan Bread Bread again I know, but the simple dough is so versatile and a quick comfort food. The homemade naan bread is no more difficult than basic bread recipe.  Wait a minute, I know not everyone has a tandoori oven in the kitchen or the back yard but that should not stop you.  … Read more