My cold green Japanese style salad with Ponzu on top

I was after recipes for the Japanese section of the book, and I cast the net wide to my Japanese friends and family: in Singapore, Japan, USA . They came back with some absolute crackers for me, from recipes to just great suggestions. Of course slightly tweaked by yours truly, but near to the ...

Vietnamese style lemon grass cockles

Inspiration for this next dish came from a Hanoi food experience one year. Visiting just before Christmas with my family, and my mate and his son from the UK, we explored Hanoi hard from a food perspective – no stone left unturned. I had read about this place prior to the trip and was ...

Vietnamese style, sour fish soup

This is a brand new recipe for me! I have cooked my fair share of Tom Yams, but not like this, this is completely different. No lime juice, no fish sauce, no lemon grass, it’s just different. I am giving this one the country of potential origin as Vietnam, as I did see a similar dish in a ...

Added bonus from the Pho is Flank – no it is not rhyming slang…

Flank! Hmmm, sounds interesting. No it’s not rhyming slang, so what could it be! Well to start you need to have made my Pho Bo to enjoy this one, so please refer to the previous posts on the blog for that. I have to admit this was a complete surprise outcome from the creation of my Pho Bo - ...

Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup

Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup Pho-Kin Hell all time favourite food dish from anywhere in the World - believe me I have had gallons of this stuff, Pho Bo, Vietnamese Soup. Now I am going to give my own recipe, but also show you some other locations to get this damn fine soup. Regards the recipe, don't ...

Asian Jambalaya

Asian Jambalaya Yes Asian Jambalaya - come on folks you know me, I have created laab gai pizza, chicken laksa, Asian Shepherd's pie etc. so what's wrong with a spin on Jambalaya by using local Asian ingredients? Nothing in my book - so here is Asian Jambalaya. Looks pretty damn good, any history ...