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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.


Sachie’s Deep-Fried Spring Rolls

  I love making these spring rolls with mushrooms! Not only great for finger foods or snack but also great to serve as side dish. These spring rolls freeze well so if you make a lot, put them in a containers before you freeze and keep them in the freezer…

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Laksa – Sachie’s Taste of Auckland 2013 Demo

    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 I am going to share! You might be overwhelmed by the list of ingredients, but trust me this is…

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Lemongrass Chicken & Steamed Rice

    This was the first Vietnamese dish that I ever tasted some almost 16 years ago when my Vietnamese friend cooked this dish for me.  She used chicken nibbles at the time, but I personally prefer to use chicken breast.  Since that time, it has evolved to become one…

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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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