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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.


Chinese New Year Whole Fish (Snapper) Recipe 2015

  It has been almost 15 years ago when I had this dish for the very first time. My friend’s mother cooked this dish for me when I was living in Hong Kong. It was simple but yes so delicious and the presentation and taste forever stayed in my head….

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Gyoza Dumplings with Dipping Sauce

    I still remember learning to make these tasty dumplings with my mum. The dumplings are very versatile – you can pan-fry, steam, boil, or deep fry them, or simply add a couple to your noodle soup!  They also freeze very well if you want to store.    …

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Sachie’s Renkon Chips

    The weather is getting warmer and warmer and I thought this recipe would be a great one for long weekend. Make a lot and enjoy instead of a bag of potato chips! ‘Renkon’ is a Lotus root and aesthetically they have holes and a very unique texture.  Enjoy…

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Indian Saag with Tofu

I recently visited one of the most interesting foodie countries in the world – India.  For 5 out of the 10 days of food research I attended my friends’ Indian wedding in Mumbai, and I was amazed with the amount of people, street noise, food from street stalls and the colour…

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Al Tang “Korean Hot Spicy Fish Roe Soup”

    Summer is just around the corner but some nights are still cold here.. so I thought I would make this Korean Spicy Fish Roe soup!  If you’re up for feeling adventurous but want authenticity and something wow give it a go!  We visited Seoul last year, and it…

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Stir-fried Tua Tuas (clams) with Asian Vegetables

    Are you looking for a delicious recipe with oyster sauce?  Then this would be a perfect one for you!  The unique combination of Oyster sauce and Apricot Jam creates a perfect balance of saltiness and sweetness. Instead of using Ong Choy, you can use any Asian vegetables such…

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Aunty’s Chai Tea

  I had thought the weather is getting warmer, and all of sudden now we have heavy rain in the middle of the day … typical Auckland weather.  However in the spirit of finding positives, when the weather is like this, I love to go to the kitchen and open…

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