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Welcome to my blog! Here you will find simple yet delicious Asian recipes that I love to cook and eat! Some might look scary to cook but don't be afraid to discover new tastes and have fun cooking with your friends and family. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed or want to perfect your dishes, check out some of our hands on classes or get a group of friends together for a group class.


Banh Mi with Grilled Pork

I still remember the taste of Banh Mi when I went to Vietnam for the first time – we bought them from a street vendor, and it was delicious! This is great for breakfast, but you can also make it for lunch. Make sure you squeeze a good amount of…

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Bibimbap!

Bibimbap is one of the most common dishes that you will see on he menu when you go to a Korean Restaurant and it is quite easy to make! I have made the hot chilli sauce slightly milder so if you want to have more kick, then you ca add…

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Stay in your Bubble Tea!

Bubble tea is becoming very popular here in New Zealand. Although a lot of people think it’s hard to make, it is actually very simple and a lot faster to cook compared to commercial dry pearls. If you want, you can even freeze the pearls before you cook! Makes: 2…

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Chocolate Hot Cross Bun

Makes:          8 Buns Prep time:    2 hours Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients:  250g high grade flour / strong bread flour + dusting (I use 15g for dusting) 20g cacao powder 4g dry yeast 120ml warm milk 50g sugar 3g salt 40g unsalted butter, softened 1 egg…

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Squid Ink Pasta with Baby Octopus and mushroom

I love eating all kinds of mushrooms and this is the one recipe that I often make at home. If you don’t have baby octopus you can use squid instead or keep it just mixed mushrooms! Serve: 2 Prep & cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients: 200g squid ink pasta 1-2…

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Teriyaki Pizza!

  Love teriyaki chicken and want to try something new to “wow” your friends? Why not give this recipe a try!   Makes:                     4 small or 2 large pizza Preparation time:  40 minutes + 1.5 hours for raising the dough…

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Sweet Kumara Sticks

This recipe only requires three ingredients, kumara, coffee sugar and oil – it’s so simple to make! The perfect snack to eat when you want something sweet 😀   Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 2 kumara (300g each), washed Canola oil, for deep-frying…

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