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.
Geisha’s Mojito Christmas in Asia is in the middle of winter and we normally have Christmas cake to celebrate. But I have been in NZ for 18 years and have developed the enjoyment of a HOT summer Christmas. This is a great drink when you are a bit unfamiliar and…Read more
Paneer, also known as Cottage Cheese, is an important protein for Indian vegetarian dishes. This requires only 2 ingredients to make at home!! Paneer is very versatile. You can cut into cubes to cook in curry, stir fry in a sauce, crumbs on top of salad or knead into your…Read more
Deepavali, also called Diwali or Divali, is a major Hindu festival that is very significant in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. Known as the “Festival of Lights,” it symbolises the victory of good over evil, and lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for humankind. Celebrations focus on…Read more
A lot of people are starting to be more interested in what they eat nowadays. Chia seeds is one of super foods that you can use in smoothies, salads and etc, and is becoming a popular ingredient. One of the most interesting things about chia seeds is that they change…Read more
Looking for a way to spice up a salad (what a pun!)? Why don’t you try my wasabi salad dressing! It’s always hard to make salads taste great, and I tend to get sick of the same old dressing. This wasabi kick is a nice way to eat something…Read more
Most people think of Miso as a savoury ingredient, a salty soup that comes with Japanese food, or maybe you’ve even had miso marinaded fish (a recipe for that is on this blog). But have you ever thought of using Miso in desserts? It’s not salty at all! You’ll be…Read more
Chinese 5-spice are well known nowadays but I found that a lot of 5 spice mix have totally varying different flavour and taste profiles. Also we want to make everything from scratch, so we are going to use to marinate chicken wings! A handy hint – the 5…Read more