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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.


Hot Miso Ramen Noodles

    There are many different stocks used to make the soup base, such as miso, soy, salt (clear broth) and tonkotu (white cloudy broth). Japanese noodle shops spend hours making these, but I can’t wait that long, so try my dish made in 20 minutes. Servings: 2    …

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Yakitori Skewers

    “Yakitori” means chargrilled chicken but it also refers to a style of cooking. The method often means threading the ingredients of your choice onto skewers and then BBQ or cook on a chargrilled pan. Here are 3 different types of Yakitori but you can use other types of…

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Gyoza Japanese Dumplings

    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  Servings: 4  …

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Malaysian Curry Laksa with Chicken and Prawns

    Sachie’s Malaysian Curry Laksa with chicken and prawns as published in the NZ Herald Bite Magazine 12 August 2013 There many variations of laksa in Malaysia and the most common ones are Asam Laksa which is a sour clear soup with Mackerel, and Coconut Curry Laksa which is…

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Tuna Tataki – Sachie Style

    This Tuna Tataki dish from Episode 1 of “Sachie’s Kitchen” on Prime TV 9.05pm Fridays, is fantastic as an entrée and is a sure-bet to impress guests. I love the simple but elegant look of the dish and the taste of seared tuna! Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 5 minutes  …

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焼き魚 Miso Grilled Fish

    If you are keen to find out what Japanese people eat for breakfast in Japan, check out Taste Magazine Aug issue – I shared a traditional Japanese Breakfast: Grilled snapper, sweet egg roll, miso soup and rice    Serves:     2   Preparation time: 10 minutes + overnight to…

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Vietnamese Bun Cha

If you get a chance to go to Hanoi, Vietnam, you have to check out Bun Cha – Vietnamese Grilled pork and vermicelli. There is a specific establishment at 43 Cau Go – manned by old Vietnamese women, only one dish – bun cha, opens at 11am and sold out…

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